Andy Ruiz Decisions Late Replacement Godfrey

By Chris Morris

Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino, Lemoore, California - Rising heavyweight contender Andy Ruiz Jr. (25-0, 17 KOs) won an eight round unanimous decision over Joell Godfrey (17-15-1, 6 KOs). It was Ruiz's first bout of 2015 and he dominated the action from start to finish, but he was unable to put away Godfrey, who took the fight on two days notice. All three judges had it 80-72.

Super welterweight Danny Valdivia (9-0, 7 KOs) stopped Jeremy Ramos (9-2, 3 KOs) in a battle of high drama. Both fighters went down in the second, and then Valdivia finished Ramos with a big bomb at 1:40 of the sixth.

2012 Olympic silver medalist Esquiva Falcao (11-0, 7KOs)dismantled Zoltan Papp in two rounds. After a feeling out first, Falcao applied pressure in the second and Papp couldn't handle the southpaws combinations. Official time was 1:50 of the second.

In a  battle of undefeated super middleweights Joe Louie Lopez (6-0, 3KOs) had an ugly opening round before taking the bout over in the second and sweeping the last 3 rounds. Rafael 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' Valencia (2-1, 2KOs) gave a good effort but Lopez began timing him coming in. Jude Rate had 39-37 while Salmon and McKight scored a shut out at 40-36 to keep Lopez' record clean.

In a super lightweight bout Eric 'El Gallo' Altimirano (5-0, 4KOs) easily dispatched of Imarjoe Miller (1-4) to remain undefeated. He trapped Miller on the ropes and unloaded putting him down and out at the 2:58 mark of the opening round.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 09-27-2015

Pathetic performance by Ruiz...will he ever step up & box some1 ranked????

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (1)
Top Headlines Gilberto Ramirez Training Hard For Jesse Hart Rematch Jose Zepeda Breaks Down, Stops Domicio Rondon in Seven Regis Prograis Explains Flanagan Pick, Only Wants Best Fights Loeffler: Canelo Needs Golovkin More Than GGG Needs Him! Julian Williams: Munguia is Green as Grass, I'll Never Get Him Malignaggi on McGregor Loss: He's Bigger P*ssy Than I Thought! Murata: I'm Not Good With Quick Feet Fighters, I Took a Beating Machado: Everyone Knows I'm Real WBA Champ, Not Gervonta Davis Tommy Fury, Tyson's Brother, Aims To Be a World Champion Anthony Yigit Warns Ivan Baranchyk To Expect To Get Shocked Brant's Promoter Says Murata Rematch is Real Possibility Neeco Macias vs. Jesus Soto Karass - Nov. 8, Golden Boy on ESPN Christopher Diaz is Back: November 24 in San Juan, Puerto Rico Canelo, Golden Boy Deal Extended By Four Fights, Says Gomez Photos: Hughie Fury Hits Sofia as Kubrat Pulev Clash Looms Photos: Sullivan Barrera, Seanie Monaghan - Putting in Work Hearn: How Can Mayweather Hold Back Davis From Making More Money? Hughie Fury Not Bothered By Likely Hostile Crowd in Sofia Michael Conlan Officially Added To Frampton-Warrington Card UK News: Tommy Fury Debut, Jack Brubaker, Bob Yalen Jake Ball Injured, Withdraws From Craig Richards Fight Pacquiao: I Want To Face Top PBC Fighters For Rest of Career Arsen Goulamirian Breaks Down, Stops Mark Flanagan in Nine Gloferson Ortizo Secures Split Nod Win Over Mario Esparza Felix Cash Goes For WBC Regional Title at Copper Box Arena Jorge Linares Likely To Return on Canelo-Fielding Undercard Hearn Agrees With Arum on Showtime Leaving Boxing like HBO Canelo On Cut Over Left Eye: If It Opens Up, We'll Close It Again Rodriguez-Moloney, Dorticos-Masternak: WBSS Afterthoughts Hearn: If Wilder-Fury Does 1 Million+ Buys, I'll Give Wilder 50-50 Frank Warren: I Thought We Had Deal For Yarde-Monaghan DeGale: I Finally Get a Chance To Outclass Eubank, Shut Him Up Wilder Predicts Very Brutal KO of Fury: His Entire Body Will Spin! Carl Martin Defends WBA Asia Belt Against Chul Suh in Ifugao Tomoki Kameda vs. Abigail Medina Lands on Abema TV A 'Monster' Awaits Rodriguez After Victory Over Moloney Spence: I'm Now #1 at 147, Keith Thurman Must Face Me! Video: Tevin Farmer Talks Gervonta Davis Showdown Video: Sugar Ray Leonard on Pacquiao-Broner, Canelo-Andrade Katie Taylor: Amanda Serrano Doing Everything To Avoid Me

Latest Active Forum Threads