At the main event of “Boxeo Boricua in Caguas,” unbeaten Puerto Rican featherweight prospect Luis ‘El Artesano’ Cruz retained his USNB featherweight title by knocking out Leon Bobo at 2:48 of the 10th round. With this victory, the 24-year-old fighter improved to (13-0, 9 KOs) . “He was a very uncomfortable fighter, I had to dismantle him,” admitted Cruz about his opponent from St. Louis, Missouri.
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Cruz, one of the major prospects from from the stable of Promociones Miguel Cotto and H2 Entertainment, added that the company has great plans for him in 2010, including major fights in the USA.
In other results, “The KO Artist” Juan ‘El Puma’ Gonzalez (7-0, 7 KOs), TKO’d Dominincan Elvis Luciano Martínez, Wilfredo Bones (8-0, 8 KOs) had an explosive TKO victory in round one over tough Carlos Zapata and Juan “El Cowi” Herrera also won by KO.
“It was a great show tonight, we had a full house at Boxeo Boricua in Caguas. Our fighters are going to the next level. Luis Cruz has too much skills to dominate his division, he will be back in the ring on April 24,” promoter Miguel Cotto said.
Boxeo Boricua In Caguas will return on March 27th with super bantamweight Jayson “La Maravilla” Velez (11-0,10 KOs) vs. Francis Ruiz (9-2, 4 KOs) for the vacant WBA Fedecaribe super bantamweight title.