By Miguel Maravilla and David Robinett at ringside
Undefeated junior welterweight contender Antonio Orozco (19-0, 15 KOs) scored a sensational second round TKO over “El Anestesista” Miguel Angel Huerta (27-12-1, 18 KOs) on Friday night at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Huerta rocked Orozco and had him in big trouble in round one, but Orozco then knocked down Huerta face first in round two and referee Pat Russell waved it off during Orozco’s brutal followup barrage. Time was 1:00.
Former IBF jr middleweight champion Cornelius Bundrage (33-5, 19 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Joey “Twinkle Fingers” Hernandez (23-2-1, 13 KOs). Now rated #8 after losing his belt to Ishe Smith, the 40-year-old Bundrage won by scores of 118-110 on all cards.
Unbeaten featherweight Julian “El Camaron” Ramirez (10-0, 6 KOs) won a eight round unanioud decision over upset artist Derrick Wilson (10-6-2, 3 KOs). Ramirez scored knockdowns in round one and round seven. Scores were 79-71, 78-72, 78-72. Ramirez is the nephew of former World Champion Genaro “Chicanito” Hernandez.
2012 US Olympian heavyweight Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale (9-0, 9 KOs) won when the corner of Homer Fonseca (10-7-3, 3 KOs) stopped the fight after round three.
Undefeated junior lightweight Santiago Guevara, (6-0, 3 KOs), had his hands full with a game Rocco Espinoza, (4-8, 0 KOs), scraping by with a close four-round split decision by scores of 39-37, 37-39, 39-37.
Kevin Watts won a unanimous decision over Julian Cruz of Acapulco, Mexico in a four round welterweight bout. Watts scored a knockdown in round three as a right hand sent Cruz to the canvas. The Mexican continued to fight on however Watts was the more skilled as he outworked and dominated Cruz to a unanimous decision win as all the judges scored the bout 40-35, 39-36, and 39-36. Kevin Watts improves to 4-0, 2 KO’s, as Cruz falls to 1-3.
Junior middleweights Tevin Watts and Gustavo Lopez fought to a draw in a scheduled four rounder. Watts was the faster of the two firing away with combinations on Lopez as he pressed the early part of the fight. The two fighters traded the second half of the fight as they finished punching away to the final bell. In the end one judge scored it 39-37, overruled by two judges as they had it 38-38 resulting in a majority decision draw. Tevin Watts goes to 1-0-1, as Gustavo Lopez goes to 0-1-1.