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Juarez Edges Garcia: Carlos Molina Wins, Velazquez Makes Debut

By Miguel Rivera

Mexico's Mariana "Barby" Juárez won the World Boxing Council (WBC) international championship by beating Mexico's Irma "Torbellino" García in a majority decision at the Oasis Arena Cancun.

From the initial bell, both contenders engaged in incessant exchanges of blows throughout the 10 rounds, which kept expectant the thousands of fans who also offered a euphoric war of truncheons.

In the end, judges Santiago Basto and Humberto Manjarrez scored 95-94 in favor of Mariana, Jorge Flores also saw her as the winner with a score of 96-93, while Jose Manzur scored a 95-95 draw.

Former world champion Carlos "King" Molina (28-6-2, 8 KO's) maintained his firm step towards a new world crown, with a decision win over Diego "Demoledor" Cross (17-4-1, 13 KO's ). Molina extended his streak to 6 wins. The three judges, Oscar Calderón, Luis Bustamante and Gamaliel Acorra scored it 80-72 in the welterweight contest.

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It was only 2 minutes with 13 seconds needed for Joselito Velazquez to score his first professional victory, after a shot to the liver to knock Eduardo "Chiquilín" Casimero (5-4-0, 0 KO) out.

Iván "Macanón" Cano (24-8-2, 15 KO's) scored a split decision victory over Tabasco's "Mario" Zurdo "Sánchez (25-14-1, 5 KO's) over 8 rounds.

Cristian "Demente" Palancares (12-4-1, 7 KO's) got up from the canvas to knock out Sergio "Yeyo" Thompson (30-5-0, 23 KO's) as they passed 2 minutes and 48 seconds of the third round.

Moments earlier, "Yeyo" had connected with a right on the chin to send Palancares to the canvas; Nevertheless, he got up to surprise with a hook to the abdomen that doubled Thompson over. Referee José Pacheco decided that "Yeyo" could not continue.

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