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Valdez Knocks Out Ramirez; Falcao Scores A Shutout

By Jake Donovan

Laredo, Texas-- Oscar Valdez made good use of his makeshift main event slot, body punching Jose Ramirez into submission in three rounds Saturday evening at the Energy Center in Laredo, Texas. 

The unbeaten 25-year old from Mexico was upgraded to headlining act when Jesse Magdaleno was pulled due to his opponent coming up as a medical scratch. The crowd was given its money's worth all the same, as Valdez continues to improve with each fight.

Ramirez was as brave and competitive as anyone expected of the matchup. He was literally throwing to the end, flailing an overhand right that never landed as Valdez connected with a picture perfect shot to the midsection. The punch was enough to put Ramirez down for the full 10-count, with the end coming at 2:05 of round three.

Valdez improves to 16-0 (15KOs) with the win, continuing to live up to the lofty expectations placed upon him. A stellar amateur career included a Bronze medal for Mexico during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, though opting to develop more in the non-pay ranks before turning pro in Nov. '12.

The Falcao family is now 4-0 through the first 101 days of 2015. Esquiva Falcao joined his older brother Yamaguchi in picking up his second win on the year, cruising to a six-round decision over Omar Rojas.

Scores were 60-54 across the board in favor of Falcao, a Silver medalist for Brazil in the 2012 London Olympics. The 25-year old middleweight prospect improves to 8-0 (5KOs). The win comes nine days after Yamaguchi scored a six-round win over his own in Los Angeles.

The bout aired live on UniMas in the United States.

Jake Donovan is the Managing Editor of BoxingScene.com. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox
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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Dinamita 03 on 04-12-2015

What a beautiful body shot ko by Valdez. Good performance against a solid opponent. This is the year he takes a huge step up and hopefully is set to take a title shot later on this year. Called out WBC…

Comment by El Campesino on 04-12-2015

Beautiful body shot by Valdez, :boxing:. Handled Ramirez quicker than Mares and Lomachenko did. Not bad at all, but he still needs a bit of seasoning. Throw him in with a few awkward styles before a title shot.

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