Fresh off of a February victory over Miguel “Mickey” Roman that has garnered 2010 Fight of the Year buzz, WBA/WBO #2 ranked Antonio Escalante (23-2, 15 KOs) scored a third round KO over Edel “Cuate” Ruiz (31-23-5, 20 KOs) on Friday night at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. A body shot finished Ruiz at the 1:52 mark.
Junior featherweight Alex Becerra (20-8, 9 KOs) cruised to a six round unanimous decision over Francisco Dominguez (8-7, 2 KOs). Scores were 60-53 on all cards. Dominguez was deducted a point for elbowing in round four.
Junior welterweight Cesar Valenzuela (4-0, 0 KOs) won a majority four round nod over Roni Alvarado (2-3, 2 KOs) by scores of 40-36 and 39-37. The other card was 38-38.