by Francisco Salazar
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The Forum, Inglewood, California - Lightweights Pedro Duran and Enrique Tinoco fought to an eight round majority decision draw. The taller Duran had to fend off the aggressive Tinoco (16-5-4, 12 KOs), who attempted to walk Duran down.
Duran was at his best when he initiated exchanges, especially throwing and landing lead right hands to the head. The action opened up more during the final two rounds, where both fighters scored to the head and body.
One judge scored the bout 77-75 for Duran (16-0-3, 13 KOs), while the other two judges scored the bout 76-76.
Junior flyweight Anahi Torres of Mexico City won a hard-fought eight round unanimous decision over Australia's Louisa Hawton (7-1, 3 KOs).
Both fighters had their moments during the competitive fight, but it was Torres (17-17-1, 12 KOs) who was the more effective fighter, scoring with left hooks to the head of Lawton. Scores were 77-75, 77-75, and 79-73 for Torres.
Featherweight Mario Ramos (4-0, 4 KOs) dropped southpaw Oscar Quezada (7-6, 4 KOs) twice en route to a first round knockout victory. Time of the knockout was 2:19.
Francisco A. Salazar has written for Boxingscene.com since September of 2012 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. Francisco also covers boxing for the Ventura County (Calif.) Star newspaper, RingTV.com, and FightNights.com. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing