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Photos: Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. Bounces Back in Caguas

CAGUAS, P.R. - Former world champion Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. confirmed that his confidence is back when he captured the WBC’s vacant USNBC featherweight title winning a a majority decision over Jonathan Arellano in a 8 round fight at the Hector Sola Bezares Coliseum in Caguas. The fight started with both fighters trying to establish their rhythm and Vazquez was having the better shots. Early in the second round Vazquez Jr. was caught with a solid left hook from Arellano that shook him.

Wilfredo followed his dad/trainer's instructions and did the correct adjustments to overcome the bad moments and convince the judges to capture the win.

“I feel very happy to get the win tonight. I am very grateful of everybody for this opportunity. I worked really hard with my dad in the gym and we got the victory. I wanted to impress and get an early win but did not happen how I wanted. Just want to make it clear I am ready for any 126 pounder out there. I just want to get a world champion opportunity again I will be a world champion," Vazquez Jr. said.

Super featherweight unbeaten prospect Alberto ‘El Explosivo’ Machado (9-0, 7KO’s) annihilated Alvin Torres with an explosive right hook to earn the vacant USNBC Featherweight title.

“I am very happy with this victory and the opportunity that my company is giving me. I said I was ready and all you guys saw the results’, Machado said.

In other results Jose ‘Chiquiro’ Martinez got his 9th knockout to earn his 13 victories when his stopped Luis Cosme in round 1. Freddy Ortiz remains unbeaten when he got his 3rd victory by knockout when he stopped Jonathan Feliciano. The youngest son of legendary former World Champion Wilfredo Vazquez Sr.; Israel 'Heredero' Vazquez

Ricardo ‘Richy’ Rodriguez got his first pro win when he stopped Luis Soto in the 1st round. Junny Troche also won by KO when he finished Michael Wicker in round 2. Julian Rodriguez scored a spectacular KO win over Jorge Cordero on the second round. Clarence Booth won a 6 round unanimous decision over Javier Garcia and Bryan Chevalier stopped Antonio Vera in the very first round.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Corelone on 11-02-2014

[QUOTE=jri9d0;15068930]But win or loose he is fun to watch.[/QUOTE] It was the only fight to get past the first round,. Everybody likes to see the hometown guy win, but one round knockouts all night? That smells of deliberate mismatching. Get…

Comment by jri9d0 on 11-02-2014

[QUOTE=Ruffus74;15068926]Vazquez has nothing to look for in boxing, and I'm from PR. Arellano has like 3 kos in his record and almost knock the ***** out of Wilfredo. Really close fight, WV2 is not championship material.[/QUOTE] But win or loose…

Comment by Ruffus74 on 11-02-2014

Vazquez has nothing to look for in boxing, and I'm from PR. Arellano has like 3 kos in his record and almost knock the ***** out of Wilfredo. Really close fight, WV2 is not championship material.

Comment by TBear on 11-02-2014

Not sure where Vazquez goes from here, he has lost whatever he was supposed to have before the Arce fight.

Comment by LouIE G on 11-02-2014

arrellano did no worst then a draw....i could even see jonathon winning this fight as well 5-3 imho.

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