Alexander Flores Destroys Mario Heredia In 6
Heavy-handed California heavyweight Alexander "The Great"
Flores returned to the ring last Thursday night with a
vengeance, knocking out Mario "Chabelo" Heredia in the sixth
round of the RJJ Boxing on UFC FIGHT PASS main event,
outdoors Casino Del Sol's AVA Amphitheater in Tucson,
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The 29-year-old Flores (18-2-1, 16 KOs) hadn't fought since
last December in New Zealand, when he lost a controversial
fight to former world champion Joseph Parker, in which
Parker struck Flores numerous times below the belt, leading
to a knockout.
Knockout-artist Flores floored his Mexican opponent,
Heredia, three times during their fight in the third, fifth
and the finisher in the sixth. Flores, who is a former World
Boxing Council (WBC) World Youth champion, used a vicious
body attack, resulting in the last two knockdowns, against
the 282-pound Heredia (16-8-1, 13 KOs).
Flores' only two losses have been to world champions Parker
and Charles Martin. Heredia, a former WBC FECOMBOX champion,
who only three fights ago won a split decision over former
WBC heavyweight world champion and Nigerian Olympian Samuel
In the co-featured event, red-hot Mexican welterweight
Santiago Dominguez (20-0, 16 KOs) blasted Ravshan
Hudayhazarov (17-3, 13 KOs), the Uzbekistan fighter,
stopping him only 43-seconds into the opening round in a
In his RJJ Boxing Promotions debut, undefeated California
super middleweight Juan "Just Business" Barajas (11-0, 7
KOs) pitched a complete shutout victory, winning each round
on all three-judges' scorecards, in a unanimous decision
over Phoenix veteran Fidel Hernandez (20-8-1, 11 KOs), who
announced before the fight that this would be his last.
In the UFC FIGHT PASS opener, unbeaten Tucson welterweight
Christopher Gonzalez (6-0-1, 1 KO) pulled off a mild upset,
taking an eight-round unanimous decision from Marcos "Nazzy"
Dominguez (11-2-1, 10 KOs), the younger brother of Santiago.
Local fan favorite Briana "Amenaza" Sanchez (2-0-1, 2 KOs)
and pro-debuting junior flyweight Amanda Borg (0-0-1), of
Albuquerque, battled to a four-round majority draw in the
opening, off UFC FIGHT PASS fight of evening.