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Jerusalem, Benavidez, Dadashev, and Pedraza Win
Pictured: Jose Benavidez

On Saturday, June 9, four bouts featuring fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's rankings in the near future took place. The bouts were won by Melvin Jerusalem, Jose Benavidez, Maxim Dadashev, and Jose Pedraza.

Maasin City, Southern Leyte, Philippines-

Flyweight Bout-
Melvin Jerusalem (WBC #4, WBO #15- both at 105; 13-2, 8 KOs)
TKO-8 1:12
Philip Luis Cuerdo (WBC #39 at 105; 10-5-1, 4 KOs)
- Jerusalem weighed in at 109; Cuerdo at 110.

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA-

WBA World Welterweight Title Eliminator-
Jose Benavidez (WBA #6; 27-0, 18 KOs)
KO-1 1:24
Frank Rojas (WBA #5; 22-1, 21 KOs)
- Benavidez dropped Rojas for the full ten-count with a straight left followed by a left hook to the body.

Vacant NABF Super Lightweight and Vacant USBA Junior Welterweight Titles-
Maxim Dadashev (11-0, 10 KOs)
TKO-10 1:49
Darleys Perez (WBA #13; 33-4-2, 21 KOs)
- Dadashev decked Perez in the tenth round. Perez beat the count but was deemed unfit to continue by referee Jay Nady.

WBO Latino Lightweight Title-
Jose Pedraza (WBO #14, WBC #16; 24-1, 12 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
Champion Antonio Moran (WBO #5; 23-3, 16 KOs)
- Pedraza won by three 96-94 scores.
Article By: Ken Pollitt