By Peter Ciani
Philadelphia, South Philly Arena - Welterweight contender Mike Jones (25-0, 19 KOs) knocked out Raul Munoz (21-14-1, 16 KOs) with a big right in the second round of the contest. Following the conclusion of the bout, Jones, the mandatory challenger to Manny Pacquiao's WBO title, said he was ready for the fight.
“I am waiting for the phone call from Bob Arum. If anything happens to Marquez on July 16, I will take the fight with Pacquiao. He is such a great warrior. Let’s see how he deals with my right hand. I am much more confident now and am ready for big fights," Jones said.
Junior welterweight Yordenis Ugas (8-0, 4 KOs) scored a fourth round knockdown to pick up a six round unanimous decision over Kenny Abril (11-4-1, 6 KOs). The scores were 59-54, 59-55, 60-53.