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Linares, Periban victorious

Former two-division world champion Jorge “El Nino De Oro” Linares (33-3, 21 KOs) scored an eighth round TKO over Oxnard, California’s “Dangerous” David Rodela (16-7-3, 7 KOs) on Saturday night at the Grand Oasis Resort in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

In a clash for the vacant NABF super middleweight belt, unbeaten Marco Antonio Periban (20-0, 13 KOs) scored a second round KO over Samuel Miller (25-7, 22 KOs). Miller was down three times.

In a ten-round jr featherweight bout, recent world title challenger Alberto Guevara (17-1, 6 KOs) scored a ten round unanimous decision over late sub Jose Alfredo Tirado (18-11, 11 KOs). Tirado was down in round five.

2012 United States Olympian Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz Jr. (3-0, 1 KO) won a unanimous decision over Alberto Cupido (7-8-2, 6 KOs) in a six-round junior featherweight match-up.

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