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Wonder Boy Lopez wins the FECARBOX title

Photos: Alex Roman/Cotto Promotions
& Peter Amador/Top Rank

Unbeaten prospect Jose “Wonder Boy” Lopez won the WBC FECARBOX featherweight title by defeating veteran Leivi Brea by technical knockout at 2:33 of the first round on Saturday night at the Cosme Beitia Coliseum in Catano, Puerto Rico. ” I’m very happy with this victory. I trained very hard. So excited to become The FECARBOX champion,” said Lopez. The Cotto Promotions rising star will be back on Saturday, June 7 at Madison Square Garden as part of the mega Cotto vs. Martinez event.

In the co-main event, jr flyweight Charlie Clemente improved his undefeated record to 6-0, 3 KOs, by beating Omar Soto by unanimous decision. The three judges scored the bout: 58-55 (x2) and 57-55, all in favor of Clemente.

Other results:
Bryan Chevalier KO1 Jean Carlos Molina (bantamweight)
Ashley Elias KO3 José Ramos (featherweight)
Rashidi Ellis DQ2 Orlando Falcón (super welterweight)
Bryan Perez KO1 Elliot Rios (bantamweight)
Onell Negron W4 Irvin Hernandez (lightweight)
Luis Rivera W4 Harold Reyes (bantamweight)
Christian Rivera KO4 Bryan Montalvo (super lightweight)
Joshua Pagan TKO1 Jose Roman (featherweight)

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