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Vicente Mosquera Batters Late Sub Cosme Rivera

By Jake Donovan

Vicente Mosquera dominatedlate sub Cosme Rivera en route to a 7th round stoppage in their Telemundo-televised main event Friday evening in Kissimmmee, Florida.

Rivera was brought in under emergency circumstances on less than 24-hours notice as a replacement for Joan Guzman, who missed weight by more than eight pounds. Guzman's removal from the show resulted in the originally scheduled 140 lb. interim title fight downgraded to a catchweight affair.

Mosquera began a bit slow, solving Rivera's style after spending weeks preparing for the more fluid boxing style Guzman would have presented. Once the former super featherweight champ settled into a groove, it was all over for Rivera.

Both fighters had their moments in spots, but Rivera's effectiveness decreased following a strong second round. Mosquera took over the fight and broke down the lanky Mexican until forcing to quit on his stool after seven rounds.

The official time was 3:00 of round seven.

Mosquera has now won nine straight as he improves to 33-2-1 (18KO). His last loss came seven years ago to the late Edwin Valero, ending his super featherweight title reign. The traveling Panamanian was hoping to add a second belt (even if only an interim version) to his collection, but Guzman's scale fail ended that dream, as Friday's bout was downgraded to a 10-round non-title affair.

Rivera falls 35-17-3 (24KO), having now lost three straight.

Jake Donovan is the Managing Editor of Boxingscene.com, as well as the official Records Keeper for Transnational Boxing Ratings Board and a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America.

Twitter: @JakeNDaBox

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Light_Speed on 06-29-2013

[QUOTE=dan_cov;13515146]Boxrec warrior. Guy was dropped like a sack of sh1t throughout his career[/QUOTE] You're calling me a boxrec warrior? I watched the fight long before most fans had even heard of Valero. In which fights did Valero get "dropped like…

Comment by lightsout_finit on 06-29-2013

[QUOTE=dan_cov;13515146]Boxrec warrior. Guy was dropped like a sack of sh1t throughout his career[/QUOTE] Oh yeah, when b*tch?? I've seen damn near all Valeros fights and i Don't remember him being dropped by anyone other than Mosquera you lieing motherf*cker... That…

Comment by lazy on 06-29-2013

Who is ever going to sign a contract Guzman if he always fefuses to make weight? I'm glad Mosquera went ahead and got a payday. Those guys that sign a contract to make weight and didn't, shouldn't be allowed to…

Comment by dan_cov on 06-29-2013

[QUOTE=Light_Speed;13515037]Congratz to Mosquera, [B]only man to drop Valero.[/B][/QUOTE] Boxrec warrior. Guy was dropped like a sack of sh1t throughout his career

Comment by Light_Speed on 06-29-2013

Congratz to Mosquera, only man to drop Valero.

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