By Miguel Maravilla at ringside
Photos: Chris Farina/Top Rank
Former world title challenger Diego Magdaleno (25-1, 10 KOs) scored a nice fourth round KO over Jorge Pazos (14-7-1, 8 KOs) in a lightweight bout on Saturday night at the C. Robert Lee Center in Hawaiian Gardens, California. Classy southpaw Magdaleno dropped Pazos flat on his back with a huge right hook in round three, but Pazos barely made the count. A body shot finished Pazos in the next round. Time was 2:27 of round four.
2012 Brazilian Olympian super middleweight, Esquiva Falcao scored a fourth round stoppage in his pro debut over Joshua Robertson (5-5, 1 KO). Falcao dominated as he backed Robertson with a barrage of punches backing him to the ropes as referee Jerry Cantu stopped the contest at 2:36 of round four.
Rising undefeated super bantamweight Jessie Magdaleno (18-0, 14 KOs) stopped Mexican veteran Roberto Castaneda (20-6, 15 KOs) in five rounds. Magdaleno started off boxing patiently and scored two knockdowns in round two. Then in round five Magdaleno’s counter right dropped Castaneda and referee Jack Reiss waved off the bout at 2:08.
Unbeaten light heavyweight prospect Trevor McCumby (14-0, 10 KOs) destroyed Chris Eppley (10-4, 9 KOs) in the first round.
Riverside’s unbeaten prospect Saul “Dinamita” Rodriguez (12-0-1, 9 KOs) knocked out Jose Iniquez (7-17, 1 KO) in two rounds of a scheduled six round featherweight bout. A left hand early in round one dropped Iniguez as he got up but a crunching left hook sent Iniquez to the canvas once again. A huge left hook knocked out Iniguez cold at 45 seconds of round two.
Featherweight Gary Salazar (2-0, 2 KOs) scored a quick first round KO over Carlos Gonzalez (1-5, 0 KOs).
Super featherweight Adam Fiel (1-0, 1 KOs) dropped pro debuting Luis Pelayo in round one en route to a four round unanimous decision by scores of 38-37, 39-36, 40-35.
Undefeated lightweight Sukhrab Shidaev (11-0, 7 KOs) of Hollywood dominated as he won a unanimous decision over Moises Alvizo (3-8-1) in a six rounder. Alvizo held his own as Shidaev was the aggressor landing effectively throughout the fight. Two judges scored the bout 59-55 and the other scored it 60-54.