By Gabriel F. Cordero
In his super middleweight debut, Marco Antonio “Veneno” Rubio (55-6-1, 48 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over Carlos Baldomir (49-15, 15 KOs) to claim the WBF title on Saturday night at the at the Estadio Miguel Aleman in Celaya, Mexico. Rubio battered Baldomir the entire fight and Baldomir didn’t come out for round five.
In the co-feature, middleweight Marco “Dorado” Reyes won a ten round unanimous decision over Julio Cesar “Baby Face” Garcia by scores 99-91, 96-95, 96-94.
In a notable woman’s match, super featherweight Irma Garcia outpointed former champion Laura Serrano over weight.