Jose Zepeda, Oscar Valdez Come Up Big in Tijuana

By Jake Donovan

José Zepeda and Oscar Valdez both retained their unbeaten records with early knockout wins in separate bouts Saturday evening in Tijuana, Mexico.

Zepeda capped the show with a 3rd round knockout of Emanuel López in the evening's main event. Valdez kicked off an early birthday celebration, scoring a 1st round knockout of Cristian Barajas on the eve of his 23rd birthday.

José Zepeda TKO3  Emanuel López
Oscar Valdez TKO1 Cristian Barajas
José Uzcategui TKO1 Francisco Villanueva
Pedro Durán UD4 Santos Rosales
Elvis Torres TKO1 Erick Jiménez
Héctor Flores UD6 Alejandro Santiago
Andrik Saralegui TKO1 Francisco Flores
Jesús Resendez TKO3 Joan Sandoval

Jake Donovan is the Managing Editor of, as well as a member of the Transnational Boxing Ratings Board, Yahoo Boxing Ratings Panel and the Boxing Writers Association of America. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Margarito_619 on 12-23-2013

Great event I was actually on hand and had a blast!! I posted some pictures on my profile.

Comment by Trudoe the.. on 12-23-2013

I'm very pleased the covers these fights abroad. Lots of exciting fights outside the U.S.

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