Zarate wins tough unanimous decision in Ontario



Zarate Wins Unanimous Decision

Ontario, CA (June 21, 2018)- San Pedro’s Isaac “Dinamita” Zarate 15-3-3 2KO’s faced veteran Ramiro Robles 15-8-1 8KO’s continuing his run as a Thompson Boxing headliner. Zarate fills the Double Tree in Ontario regularly with cheering fans at the absolute most raucous club show in the Los Angeles area.

In a barn burner that had both fighters trading shots to the very end Zarate pulled out a unanimous decision victory over Robles on scores of 77-75 twice and 78-74.

Mendez Rolls

Rugged journeyman Manuel Mendez 15-3-3 11KO’s picked up a unanimous victory over previously unbeaten Gilberto Espinoza 9-1 5KO’s. Mendez, from Indio California pressed the action and Espinoza returned big shots as the two virtually traded in an invisible phone booth.

On scores of 79-73, 78-74, and 77-75 Mendez picks up the win and continues as a mainstay for the Ontario show.

Sanchez gets the KO

Staying unbeaten, Saul Sanchez 9-0 5KO’s stopped journeyman Leonardo Torres 4-12 1KO inside three rounds. Sanchez was clearly on a different level than Torres blasting him with thudding shots making the crowd roar. Young Sanchez, the brother of Golden Boy prospect Emilio Sanchez brings butts to seats in the Double Tree ballroom in Ontario.

A flurry of punches prompted the referee to call a halt to the fight at 2:24.

Valdez wins

Columbian prospect Brandon Valdez 11-0 6KO’s stayed unbeaten after drubbing Jose Naranjo for four rounds en-route to a unanimous decision. Valdez dominated every facet of the fight against the overmatched Naranjo. All three judges cards read 40-36 as Valdez rolled to the shutout.

Acosta still unbeaten

George Acosta 6-0 1KO notched a unanimous decision over tough as nails Juan Castillo 1-1 1KO. Acosta landed hard and often early but gassed a bit in the third allowing Castillo to have brief moments. On scores of 40-35 twice and 39-36 Acosta picks up the win.

Too pretty opens with KO

Anthony “2 Pretty Chavez 6-0 2KO’s opened the raucous night of fights with a half round destruction of Josafath Vasquez 5-4. Chavez was too fast and too – dare I say it. Pretty.

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Writer/Producer/Director of the Under the Hand Wraps documentary series and owner of Albert Baker is currently based in Fresno, California and has been covering boxing since 2014.

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