Jalisco's Rafael "Divino" Espinoza imposed his boxing skills at a distance, using his offensive and defensive resources, to win a broad unanimous decision over a very brave and willful Carlos "Chinito" Orenelas, in the main event of the function that Zanfer presented behind closed doors, in the bubble of the Grand Hotel Tijuana.
“Divino” Espinoza (16-0, 13 KO's) extended his unbeaten run and achieved the most important victory of his career, planning from long distance thanks to the remarkable advantage he had in range.
He was effective and precise, he was diverse to the point of working from the right and left guard, and his work was devastating. By the eighth round, his opponent was already disfigured, with both cheekbones swollen and bleeding from the nose.
However, “Chinito” Ornelas (25-3, 14 KO’s) was always in front, he took risks and was dangerous with combos and counters. He pierced the guard of Espinoza several times, and had his moments of brilliance, especially when he was able to put him against the ropes.
At the end of the ten rounds of the featherweight title fight, Espinoza took the victory by unanimous decision, with a score of 98-91 and two cards of 97-92.
Tijuana's Dubiel Sanchez kept his unbeaten record, and based on aggressive boxing, with a variety of punches and insisting on always going to the front, he won by unanimous decision over the experienced José Guadalupe “Bronco” Rosales, who was dangerous on the counterattack.
Sanchez (16-0-2, 12 KO's) connected more and with better shots, was accurate up and down and repeatedly put Rosales (39-29-1, 20 KO's) in bad shape.
After ten rounds, Sanchez's dominance was evident on the judges' scorecards, and all three saw the Tijuana fighter was the winner with scores of 100-90.
Humberto Galindo from Tijuana showed his power with both fists, and won by effective knockout at 2:01 minutes of the second round over the experienced Gregorio “Calambres” Soto, in an explosive contest.
Galindo (13-0-1, 10 KO's) sent “Calambres” (14-4, 8 KO's) to the canvas with a right cross to the head, however, the brave Sinaloan got up and continued, to being finished off with a precise and forceful left hook to the liver, which prevented him from getting back on his feet before the 10-second count of referee Fernando Renteria.
Rafael Guzman from Ensenada was patient, precise and forceful, to knock out Francisco Javier “Tarasco” Hernández from Tijuana in the fourth round, in an explosive duel between power punch fighters.
Guzman (22-1-1, 14 KO's) varied his offense, finished him off with a combination of a right hook to the liver, a right hook to the abdomen and a left hook to the pit of the stomach, causing Hernandez to double over and fall to the mat, and the referee immediately declared the end of the contest, without the need for a count.