By Jose Reyes
Paul Garcia Promotions presented “Show Me Don’t Tell Me” boxing event on Saturday night at the Brownsville Sports Park in Brownsville, Texas. The main event had bantamweight Alejandro Garcia (6-5, 4 KOs) defeating Gabriel “El Cadete” Rangel (6-6-3, 2 KOs) in a toe-to-toe six round battle. Scores were 58-56 and 55 59 twice for Garcia.
In the co-main event, home town favorite female welterweight Maria De Jesus Rodriguez (2-2) would lose in a 4 round majority decision to Nora Rodriguez (1-0) who was fighting in her pro-debut. Scores were 38-38, 37-39, 36-40.
Laredo’s Olvin Mejia (4-3-3, 4 KOs) scored a first round stoppage over Hector Jimenez (0-3) in a scheduled four-rounder. Also from Laredo, Antonio Gamez (2-1) took home a unanimous decision over Jose Trevino (1-5-1), scores were 40-36 by all judges. Flyweight Maria Salinas (3-0-1, 1 KO) stopped the game but outgunned Valeria Garza (0-1) at 32 seconds of the fourth round. Samuel Guttierez (5-5-1) and Pedro Silva (1-10-1) battled it out for four rounds in a majority draw, scores were 39-37, 38- 38, 38- 38.