Advertisement
Advertisement

Juan Estrada, David Sanchez Shine In Hermosillo, MX

By Jake Donovan

No Tyson Marquez. No problem.

Juan Francisco 'El Gallo' Estrada was a willing replacement in knocking out Ardin Diale in the 2nd round of their Televisa-televised main event Saturday evening in Hermosillo, Mexico. 

Diale was game but outgunned, suffering two knockdowns in the opening round but still summoning the courage to make his presence felt. The Filipino recovered from each knockdown and managed to score with chin music of his own.

The difference in the fight was Estrada's ability to hurt Diale far more than the opposite proved to be true. As such, it made for a quick evening. A body shot late in the second round put an end to the fight, as Diale was in no condition to continue despite his desire to fight on.

The official time was 2:22 of round two. 

Estrada couldn't have asked for a better opportunity to shine on short notice. The bout took place in his hometown as he secured his 4th straight win to advance to 23-1 (17KO). 

Diale falls to 18-7-3 (5KO), snapping a four-fight win streak.

The original plans called for Diale to serve as an optional title defense for Hernan 'Tyson' Marquez. However, the sanctioning body involved refused to allow the fight to go forward, insisting that Marquez instead first honor his overdue mandatory against Juan Carlos Reveco of Argentina.

UNDERCARD

In the televised co-feature, David "Tornado" Sanchez (22-2, 17 KO) blasted out Nicaraguan challenger Eliezer Quezada (14-3, 14 KO) inside of two rounds.

Both fighters had their moments early, with Quezada finding success while switching back and forth from righty to southpaw. Sanchez came on in round two, which proved to be the beginning of the end. A flurry of punches sent Quezada to the canvas for the first of three times in the round, with the final knockdown resulting in an immediate stoppage at 1:27 of round two.

Luis Cruz (20-1, 16 KO) fought for the first time since falling short to Juan Carlos Burgos last November on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao's disputed points win in his third fight with Juan Manuel Marquez. This time around, Cruz put his faith in his power, blasting out Tomas Sierra at 2:32 of round one.

Full Results
Juan Francisco "Gallo" Estrada KO2 Ardin Diale
David "Tornado" Sanchez TKO2 Eliecer Quezada
Kareli Lopez SD6 Zenny Sotomayor
Jesus "Estrella" Ruiz D8 Ruben Tamayo
Saul Hermosillo UD "Super" Mario Villela
Luis "Artesano" Cruz KO 1 Tomas Sierra
Carlos "Divino" Fontes KO 3 Cristian Hernandez
Adrian "Chinito" Young KO 2 Jesus Bustamante

Jake Donovan is the Managing Editor of Boxingscene.com. Follow Jake on Twitter: @JakeNDaBox
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment/View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Oscar Valdez Opens Camp in Carson For WBO World Title Fight Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury is an Immense Fight, Says DiBella Roach Wants One Tune-Up For Chavez Jr. - Then Golovkin Fight WBO, WBC Have No Issue Sanctioning Canelo vs. Smith or Charlo Tony Bellew Ready: I Would Tank David Haye Any Day of The Week! Jose Pedraza To Be Ringside For Lomachenko-Martinez Bout Adonis Stevenson-Thomas Williams Set Down for July 16, Quebec David Haye To Tony Bellew: I'm a Bitch? I'll Smash You To Bits! Nietes' Promoter To Discuss Possible Juan Francisco Estrada Clash Drozd To Exercise WBC Title Shot, Starts Camp For Tony Bellew Joseph Parker's Handlers Are Open To David Haye Showdown Thomas Williams: A lot of People Wrote Me Off in Rodriguez Fight Dillian Whyte: I Got a 2 Year Ban, Browne Got 6 Months For PED! Golovkin's Coach: Kovalev Will Be Too Much For Andre Ward! Photos: Tony Bellew Grabs WBC Title With Vicious KO of Makabu Photos: David Price, Paul Smith Rack Up Big Wins in Liverpool Daily Bread Mailbag: Kovalev-Ward, Canelo-GGG, Crawford, More David Price is Hungry To Get His Hands on Anthony Joshua Hearn: If Haymon Brings Sack of Money - Burns vs. Broner in Vegas Andre Berto Targets Danny Garcia: I Want To Make a Statement! "Fighting Words" - The Revolving Door and Boxing's Changing Faces Mayweather Continues To Push a McGregor PPV With Poster Gervonta Davis is Set To Face Mario Rorozco on Barthelemy-Bey Photos: Orlando Salido Arrives in LA For Francisco Vargas War Mosley Tabs Porter Over Thurman: He Has Better Chin, Endurance Hearn: Badou Jack-Callum Smith is The Fight We're Pushing For Mares: Don't Rule Out Possibility of Cuellar Getting Knocked Out! Deontay Wilder's Handlers Reach Out To Alexander Ustinov Kosei Tanaka Stops Rene Patilano in Six Rounds in Nagoya, Japan Video: Shane Mosley Jr. Reflects on Win, The Future, More Tony Bellew: I'll Face That Bitch David Haye on That Joker Channel! Denis Shafikov, Joel Diaz Jr. To See Action on June 11 in El Monte Tony Bellew Gets Off The Deck, Brutal KO of Makabu For WBC Belt Video: David Avanesyan, Trainer Talk Win Over Shane Mosley Stephen Smith, Sean Dodd, Scott Fitzgerald All Victorious Video: Roberto Duran on Mosley Defeat To Avanesyan David Avanesyan Will Be Ringside To Scout Thurman vs. Porter Callum Smith Stays on Course For Title Shot, Get TKO in Six Ricky Burns Ready For Revenge on Crawford, Broner Showdown Video: Shane Mosley Talks About Loss To David Avanesyan
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement