By John Cannon at ringside
Unbeaten super featherweight Brandon Rios (22-0-1, 14 KOs) scored a seventh round TKO over Manny Perez (14-5-1, 2 KOs) on Saturday night at Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi, Texas. Rios punished Perez from the get-go and the bout was finally waved off at 1:16 of round seven.
Super flyweight contender Raul Martinez (25-1, 15 KOs) scored a fourth round TKO when Jonathan Perez (15-7, 12 KOs) didn’t come out for round five.
Former world title challenger Mario Santiago (21-1-1, 14 KOs) won a split decision over Morris Chule (7-7-1, 7 KOs) in a super featherweight bout. Scores were 78-74, 79-73 for Santiago, 77-75 for Chule.
Super bantamweight Roberto Marroquin (10-0, 7 KOs) took a six round unanimous decision over Jose Garcia Bernal (26-18-1, 17 KOs) Scores were 60-53 on all cards. Bernal was on the deck in round five.
Unbeaten featherweight Jerry Belmontes (10-0, 3 KOs) swept past Adulato Gonzalez (11-8, 4 KOs) in a six-rounder, winning 60-54 on all cards.
Super welterweight Omar Henry (6-0, 5 KOs) floored Carlos Aballe (5-10, 3 KOs) in round four, but was forced to go the distance for the first time. Scores were 40-35.