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Rojas Stops Marrero To Grab WBA Interim Belt

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  • Rojas Stops Marrero To Grab WBA Interim Belt

    Rojas Stops Marrero Results and more - Golden Boy got their big weekend in Las Vegas started off Friday with a five fight boxing card at the MGM Grand.

    The main event of the evening saw Jesus M Rojas of Puerto Rico stop Claudio Marrero to grab the interim WBA worldtitle at fetherweight. The end came in round seven when Rojas sent Marrero to the floor twice, The WBA's principal "Super World" title is currently in the hands of Leo Santa Cruz and there is a WBA world title in the hands of Abner Mares as well, so the WBA has now added a third title holder at 126 LBS.

    Check this latest TBC report for event results and highlights.

    Friday, September 15th, 2017 - MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV

    126 LBS 12 RDS: Jesus M Rojas def Claudio Marrero via KO in RD 7 @2:59.
    126 LBS 8 RDS: Horacio Garcia def Diuhl Olguin via TKO in RD 4 @0:44.
    130 LBS 8 RDS: Ryan Garcia def Miguel Carrizoza via TKO in RD 1 @0:30.
    140 LBS 8 RDS: Damon Allen def Jayro Duran via UD (79-72,79-72,79-72)
    160 LBS 6 RDS: Alexis Salazar def Evan Torres via UD (58-56,59-55,60-54)

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