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Reyes, Garcia win in Los Cabos

By Gabriel F.Cordero

Unbeaten super bantamweight prospect Rey Vargas (19-0, 15 KOs) won by eighth round TKO against Filipino Sylvester Lopez (21-7-2, 15 KOs) on Saturday night at the Estadio de Baseball in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Vargas visited the canvas for his first time in his career in the second round. The bout ended when Lopez’ corner decided not to continue the fight.

Former IBF and WBO minimumweight champion Raul “Rayito” García (34-3-1, 21 KOs) won by first round KO against Arcadio Salazar (11-15-2, 0 KOs) in a light flyweight battle.

In a stunner, female flyweight Jazmín “Dinamita” Ortega (2-2-1, 1 KO) won a ten round unanimous decision over former IBF world champion Irma “Güerita” Sánchez (28-7-1, 8 KOs).

WBC lightweight silver champion Edgar Puerta (23-4-1, 19 KOs) won by fourth round TKO against Manuel Castro when Castro’s corner called off the fight.

The card was staged by Promociones del Pueblo.

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