Huerta scores split decision over Solis
- Updated: August 23, 2014
The latest edition of the ‘New Blood’ series took place on Friday from the Omega Products International facility in Corona, California.
The Thompson Boxing Promotions event featured a six-fight card with the main event a solid eight-round light-welterweight bout between Progreso, Mexico’s Luis Solis and Orange, California’s Anahi Torres.
Solis fought from mid-range and kept a consistent left hook, while the smaller Huerta worked his way inside and threw looping head shots, some of which would land.
The end result was 77-75 twice for Huerta and 77-75 Solis for a split decision win for Huerta.
Sinday Amador and Anahi Torres boxed eight frames in a fight that featured two-minute rounds in what was a split draw with the scores of 78-74, 78-74 for each fighter and 76-76 even.
Riverside, California’s Juan Ramon Reyes, (11-1-3, 1KO) remained undefeated with a majority decision win by the scores of 58-56, 60-54 and 57-57 over Victor Capaceta in a featherweight fight.
Isaac Zarate scored two knockdowns in the first frame, prompting a referee stoppage at 2:41 to up his record to 8-1-1 with 2 KO over Guadalupe Barrera in a featherweight fight.
In a four-rounder, junior-welterweights Danny Ramirez (4-1, 2KO) and Wilberth Lopez (4-3, 1KO) fought to a majority decision with 39-37 twice and 38-38 for Lopez in what was Ramirez’s first loss as a professional.
Luis Silva (0-5) and Andres Figueroa (4-0, 3KO) opened up the night in a greatback and forth affair that saw Figueroa getting the nod behind a solid effort from both fighters that was closer than the one-sided rounds scored by the judges. Silva was cut in the first but was not afraid to trade. Scores were 40-36 all for Silva.
Notable fighters in attendance: Israel Vasquez, Mauricio Herrera.