By Ryan Burton
MORE LIVE RESULTS TO COME.......................
Later tonight former two time super middleweight champion Andre Ward will make his light heavyweight debut against unbeaten Cuban Sullivan Barrera. The bout will air live from the Oracle Arena on HBO with Jo Jo Diaz-Jayson Velez serving as the televised co-feature.
Light heavyweight Junior Younan (8-0) dominated Cristian Solorzano (3-8) over 4 rounds. The New Yorker was simply too talented for his overmatched opponent. The scores were 40-36 on all three cards.
Promising middleweight Rudy Puga Jr. (8-0), of nearby Salinas, Carlos Lozano (7-6). The heavy handed Puga began breaking his opponent down with multiple straight punches in the first round. Puga stepped up his output in the sixth round and pounded Lozano into submission, prompting the red to waive the fight off at the 2:13 mark.
Maurice "Mighty Mo" Hooker (20-0-2) had a successful Roc Nation debut with a quick knockout of Wilfredo Buelvas (17-6). The end came at the 2:27 mark of the opening stanza. Buelvas went down twice, the second time from a body shot and couldn't recover.
Local favorite Aaron Coley improved his record to 13-1-1 with a dominant unanimous decision victory over Urmat Ryskeldiev (11-4-2) in their middleweight bout. The final tallies were 60-54 and 58-56 twice.