Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico – WBO Latino lightweight champion Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez (19-0, 14KOs) stopped Hevinson Herrera (15-9-1, 10KOs) in the eight round.
After four very lackluster rounds, Gonzalez finally let his hands go in the fifth to hurt Herrera. Gonzalez continued to land in the sixth and put Herrera down in the final twenty seconds. After landing a few more in the seventh, Gonzalez finally finished him off in the eight with a barrage of punches to prompt the referee’s intervention.
McWilliams Arroyo (11-1, 9KOs) dominated veteran Luis Maldonado (36-8-1, 27KOs) over ten rounds in a bout for the interim-WBO Latino flyweight title. The scores were 98-92, 99-91 and 99-91.
Super featherweight Gamalier Rodriguez (18-2-3, 12 KOs) won an eight round unanimous decision over Allan Tanada (11-2-2, 5 KOs). The scores were 80-72 twice and 79-73
Super flyweight prospect McJoe Arroyo (10-0, 5 KOs) won a six round unanimous decision over Shawn Nichol (5-10, 5 KOs). The scores were 60-54, 60-54 and 59-55. The first bout for Arroyo in 2012.
Featherweight prospect Camilo Perez (7-0, 4 KOs) won a six round unanimous decision over Charlie Serrano (14-3-1, 4 KOs). The scores were 58-56 and 59-55 twice.