By Bill Green at ringside
Photos: Chris Farina/Top Rank
WBC #10/WBA #11/IBF #15 super lightweight Mike Alvarado (31-0, 22 KOs) pounded out a ten round unanimous decision over scrappy Gabriel Martinez (27-3-1, 14 KOs) on Saturday night at the Softball Country Arena in Denver, Colorado. Alvardo was credited with a knockdown in round one and went on to win by scores of 99-90, 100-89, 100-90. Alvarado claimed the IBF Latino belt with the win.
Featherweight Roberto Marroquin (20-1, 14 KOs) scored an eight round unanimous decision over Jose Beranza (33-21-3, 26 KOs). Marroquin dropped Beranza in rounds three and six en route to a 78-71, 78-71, 79-70 verdict. Marroquin’s right eye was closed at the end.
Unbeaten super lightweight Terrance Crawford (14-0, 11 KOs) blew away Derrick Campos (20-12, 11 KOs) with a big overhand right in round two. Time was 2:31. Impressive Top Rank debut for Crawford.
Unbeaten middleweight Abie Han (14-0, 10 KOs) won a six round unanimous decision over Justin Williams (3-4-1, 2 KOs). Han overcame cuts on the left eye/cheek bone top prevail 58-56, 58-56, 59-55.
Female welterweight Brittany Christiansen (3-1, 1 KO) outpointed DJ Morrison (3-9, 2 KOs) over four.
Lightweight Sammy Martinez (4-0, 3 KOs) stopped debuting Martin Quezada in round two. Quezada was down twice.