Quick Results: Adrian Hernandez KO3 Janiel Rivera

By Jake Donovan, photo by Pepe Rodriguez

Adrian Hernandez racked up the fourth defense of his second reign as 108 lb. champ, stopping Puerto Rico's Janiel Rivera in three rounds Saturday evening in Huixquilucan, Mexico. 

The bout was as competitive as any of the title fights during his current reign, which is to say that Hernandez barely broke a sweat. The win advances his record ot 29-2-1 (18KO), with his second title reign dating back to a revenge-fueled 6th round knockout of Kompayak Porpramook at home in Mexico in their Oct. '12 rematch.

Full recap to come in a separate story on

On the undercard, former bantamweight title challenger Julio Ceja made a statement with a 4th round knockout of countryman Jesus Acosta. 

Jake Donovan is the Managing Editor of, as well as a member of the Transnational Boxing Ratings Board and the Boxing Writers Association of America. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TaurusJ27 on 02-09-2014

Hernandez was a beast in that ring.

Comment by bigcursedawg on 02-09-2014

[QUOTE=hougigo;14219116]I think he's in line for Ioka's title and he's vacating at the end of this year[/QUOTE] I read Inoue is looking to fight for a belt in his next fight in April and that Ioka is looking to make…

Comment by Tomasio on 02-09-2014

[QUOTE=hougigo;14219177]I think he's a Cotto fighter[/QUOTE] He is promoted by Cotto..

Comment by humanpunchingbg on 02-09-2014

lol Rivera had his trunks pulled up like Steve Urkel.

Comment by Hougigo on 02-09-2014

[QUOTE=Tomasio;14219168]The outcome of this fight shouldn't be of any surprise to anyone since I'm still wondering how the hell Janiel Rivera got a shot at that title when he's not even ranked among the top 15 of the WBC or…

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