Martinez overcomes Herrera: Results/photos from Puerto Rico

Cotto Promotions 05/04/2015

In a brilliant performance to remain undefeated, Jose ‘Chiquiro’ Martinez improved his record to 14-0, 9KO’s dominating the tough test of Juan ‘Cowi’ Herrera with an eight round unanimous decision to capture the vacant Latin American super flyweight WBC’s championship. 

Martinez suffered a knockdown in the second round but reset himself to continue the battle to the end landing bombs after bombs all over Herrera’s head and body.

“It was a great fight, I learn a lot. I give Cowi Herrera a lot of credit as he is a true warrior. This was my biggest fight”, Chiquiro Martinez said.

Fuentes upsets Freddy Ortiz

Tough fighter Jovany Fuentes was knocked down in the very first round but came back to push Freddy Ortiz to his limits scoring a blasting combinations to the body and the head so that Freddy couldn’t continue the fight and veteran referee Ramon Navedo stop the fight in round three. Jovany Fuentes improves his record to 6-6 and 5KO’s

In other results, the trilogy fight between professional wrestler and local sensation Carlos ‘Chicano’ Cotto over veteran Jimmy Suarez was full of excitement. ‘Chicano’ has some big moments during the fight landing jabs and hard combos over Suarez. Suarez was playing games and trying to take Chicano out of his focus and also land some big bombs over Cotto. Chicano did enough to win a six round split decision over Suarez to improve his record to 8-0-1 with 5 knockouts. 

Local hero Ricardo ‘Richy’ Rodriguez improved his record to 3-0 and 3KO’s scoring big shots to Rafael Colon’s body in the second round. Carlos Velazquez scored a first round KO over Jonathan Guzman. Kelvin Nuñez defeat Jesus J. González by TKO in round 1. Miguel Canino won a unanimous decision over Mike Erosa and Alexander Charneco got his third victory by stopping Luis M.Ortíz in the first round.