Ghost Guerro wins at welterweight
Robert Guerrero won his first welterweight bout when he beat Selcuk Aydin in San Jose, California, on Saturday night.
The former three-division champion, nicknamed The Ghost, won the vacant WBC interim welterweight title when he became the first man to beat the Turk. The scores were 116-112 on two cards and 117-111.
Guerrero improved his professional record to 29-1-1, including 18 knockouts. He was, as expected, just too fast for Aydin, whose record now stands at 23-1 17.
Aydin finished strongly but his efforts in the last two rounds were not enough to take the decision.
In Tepic, Mexico, WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido knocked out Moises Gutierrez in the third round of a non-title fight.
Salido improved his record to 39-12-2, with 27 knockouts as Gutierrez dropped to 22-9; 4.
After dominating in the first two rounds, Salido knocked Gutierrez down and out with a barrage of punches to the head after 2 minutes 49 seconds of the third.
Bantamweight Juan Alberto Rosas moved to 37-7; 27 when he won by split decision over ten rounds against Jose Carlos Vargas (13-6-1; 7).
Humberto Gutierrez, a former WBC super-featherweight champion, drew over eight rounds of a welterweight bout against Guillermo Arroyo (17-3-1; 14). Gutierrez now stands at 28-4-1; 21. when he won by split decision over ten rounds against Jose Carlos Vargas (13-6-1; 7).
In León, Mexico, former world champion Edgar Sosa improved to 46-7; 27 when he stopped Shigetaka Ikehara 22-3-2; 18 to retain his WBC silver flyweight belt. Ikehara did not come out for the ninth round.
On the same card, super-featherweight Miguel Roman (38-10; 28) beat Dante Jardon (20-3; 18) on a split decision over ten rounds.
In Indio, California, junior lightweight Ronny Rios remained unbeaten at 19-0; 9 when he stopped David Rodela (16-7-3; 7) after 1 minute 14 seconds of the ninth round.
Two-time lightweight champion Julio Diaz improved to 39-7; 28 when he knocked out Henry Aurad (14-5-1; 11) after 54 seconds of the fifth round of a welterweight bout.
CAMPAS LOSES IN HIS 117th FIGHT
In Broadbeach, Australia, Les Sherrington won the vacant WBF and IBF Pan Pacific middleweight belts by beating Luis Ramon Campas on points over 12 rounds at the Gold Coast Convention Centre in Queensland.
Campas, a veteran of 117 professional fights, dropped to 100-16-1, including 79 knockout wins. Sherrington improved his record to 28-6, including 17 knockouts.
San Jose, California: George Groves (15-0; 12) from England stopped Francisco Sierra (25-6-1; 22) of Mexico in the sixth round.
Atlantic City, New Jersey: Ray Beltran improved to 26-6; 17 when he upset WBC top-ranked lightweight Hank Lundy, winning by majority decision over ten rounds. Lundy dropped to 22-2-1; 11.
The scores were 96-94 on two cards and 95-95. Beltran won the NABF lightweight title.
Super-middleweight Farah Ennis (20-1; 12) beat Richard Pierson (11-3; 8) over ten rounds – 99-91 and 98-92 on the other two cards.
Temecula, California: in a junior middleweight bout Tony Harrison remained undefeated after nine bouts but had to go the long route after eight knockout wins when he beat Calvin Odom (15-12; 11) over eight rounds.
Tijuana, Mexico, Seventeen-year-old Jesus Valadez moved to 6-1; 3 when he knocked out Edgar Vazquez (4-3-1; 2) in the first round of a welterweight bout. The fight lasted 73 seconds.