Janiel Rivera beats Israel Vazquez to claim WBC silver title

Cotto Promo 09/08/2015

Excitement and drama was the main the feeling inside the Hector Sola Bezares coliseum in Caguas when Janiel Rivera out-pointed Israel Vazquez to earn a one-sided unanimous decision to become the WBC strawweight silver champion.

The highly-anticipated minimumweight fight began with a lot of action during the first half of the fight when Janiel was moving side to side with beautiful leg movement and a perfect jab that kept the distance to rule the fight.

Israel tried to land some bombs over Janiel but wasn’t enough to stop the best Janiel Rivera performance of his career.

“I felt great tonight I really did my fight and he couldn’t do anything. I am very proud and happy to be the WBC silver champion, now my goal is to become the world champion”, said a very emotional Janiel Rivera who improved his record to 13-2-2 and 7 Ko’s.

Unbeaten prospect José ‘Chiquiro’ Martinez got the biggest win of his career when he land a brutal left hook that finish the Mexican tough veteran Armando ‘Chiquita’ Vazquez in round three.

“It was a great hand that landed perfectly, I am very happy of making my first defense of my WBC Latino belt this way”, Chiquiro said.

Top unbeaten and rising star Angel ‘Tito’ Acosta scored his eleventh victory and his eleventh knockout over Mexican Luis Almendarez with a brutal body shot in the very first round.

Yomar Alamo annihilated Enrique Quiñones win powerful combinations to the body and improved his record to 7-0, 2ith 6 KO’s.

Emanuel Morales scored a brutal first round knockout over Reiarnaldo Rivera, Junny Troche added another knockout to his record and Eduardo Melendez got a split decision victory over Jayro Santiago.