Mexico’s Oscar Valdez (22-0, 19 KOs) battled to a unanimous decision victory over Miguel Marriaga (25-2, 21 KOs) and retained his WBO featherweight title on Saturday night at StubHub Center in Carson, California.
Valdez won by scores of 119-108, 116-111 and 118-109.
Valdez nailed the Colombian with power shots in the early rounds, but Marriaga took them well and began to fire back.
After he failed to score a KO in the first three rounds, Valdez was forced to box but the taller Marriaga used…
Source: Valdez, Ramirez and Magdaleno retain titles