Golden Boy Hollywood Results
Photos: Marlene Marquez
Seniesa Estrada (17-0, 7 KO’s) stopped Gretchen Abaniel
(18-11, 6 KO’s) inside of 4 rounds as Abaniel was unable
to continue. That was the third loss in a row for
Gretchen which makes one wonder how she was a viable
opponent for Estrada who was fighting (term used
loosely) to retain her World Boxing Council Silver
Female Light Flyweight Title.
Armenian contender Azat Hovhannisyan (17-3, 14 KOs)
overpowered Glen Porras (32-9, 20 KOs) of Cotabato,
Philippines en route to a fourth-round technical
knockout in a bantamweight battle originally scheduled
for 10 rounds. The fight was stopped at 2:08 of the
Carlos Caraballo (12-0, 12 KOs) of Guayanilla, Puerto
Rico defeated Esteban Aquino (12-7, 7 KOs) of La Romana,
Dominican Republic via knockout in the second round of a
super bantamweight fight originally slated for six
rounds. Caraballo won with time of 1:52 of the
Cesar Valenzuela (15-6-1, 5 KOs) of Phoenix, Arizona
scored an eight-round unanimous decision victory against
Christian Gonzalez (19-3, 15 KOs) of Buena Park, Calif.
in a lightweight clash. Valenzuela won with scores of
73-79, 73-79, and 73-79.
Bektemir Melikuziev (1-0, 1 KO) made a successful
professional debut by stopping Marin Rios (23-20-4, 13
KOs) of La Pampa, Argentina via knockout in a scheduled
six-round light heavyweight fight. Melikuziev ended at
matters at 1:39 of the first round.
Lightweight Christian “Chimpa” Gonzalez (19-4, 15 KO’s)
was defeated by Cesar Alan Valenzuela (15-6-1, 5 KO’s)
in and eight round scrap that saw all three judges score
the fight 79-73 in favor of Valenzuela.