Rivera Dominates Edwards

By Damon Gonzalez
Photo: Butch Flansburg

Tampa - It was another very exiting series of Fight Night at the Pavilion, In association with Starfight Productions, A featherweight battle featuring New Port Richey's Carlos "El Rayo" Rivera who goes to (14-3-2, 5 KO's) stayed on cruse control as he pose his will on Johnnie Edwards from Aiken, NC, Rivera was given the eight round unanimous decision.

Rivera stepping up his game keeping control of most of the fight landed the more solid effective punches and with great reach advantage catching Edwards early on the 1st with a left hook that floored Edwards. Both fighters exchanged very well in the match but Rivera continued to be more overpowering and effective through out the contest.

There is lots of stock for Rivera at this point of his carrier possibilities of greater matches between Gamboa, Rojas or C. John.