Weekly Results August 19 2015
Panama City, Panama: Super Feather: Juan Huertas (10-1) W TKO 2 Moises Castro (31-26-4). Light Fly: Leroy Estrada (14-2) W PTS 6 Jose Sanchez (5-4-2).
Huertas vs. Castro
“El General” Huertas continues to show promise as he halts the experienced Castro in two rounds. The taller Huertas, he is 6’0 ½” (184cm) had no trouble winning this one. Initially he tried boxing on the outside. When that did not work he went inside and to the body. He put Castro down on his hands and knees early in the second with a body punch and although Castro made it to his feet the fight was stopped. Now 8 wins by KO/TKO for the 23-year-old Panamanian who lost to Felix Verdejo at the 2012 Olympics. He is No 12 with the WBA. Now 5 losses in a row for Nicaraguan “Cobra” Castro
Estrada vs. Sanchez
World rated Estrada gets unanimous decision over fellow Panamanian Sanchez. Southpaw Estrada suffered a shock knockdown in the third round but dominated all of the other sessions. Scores 58-55 from all three judges. “Sensacional” Estrada, 21, has won 7 of his last 8 fights and is rated as a minimumweight at WBC 5/WBA 12/WBO 13. “Policia” Sanchez now has three losses in a row.