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Catching Up: Santiago and prospects Villa and Orozco Win
Pictured: Alejandro Santiago

On May 18, TTR #7 ranked super flyweight Alejandro Santiago stopped journeyman Marco Antonio Monteros in the fifth round of a "stay-busy" bout held in Tijuana while in Guadalajara, flyweight prospects Luis Fernando Villa and Luis Orozco both remained unbeaten. Villa unanimously unanimously outpointed fellow prospect Jovanni Plascencia while, Orozco, whose only blemish is a draw with Plascencia in July of 2018, stopped an overmatched Alejandro Nery Miranda in the first round.

Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico-

Featherweight Bout-
Alejandro Santiago (Alejandro Santiago Barrios; TTR #7, Transnational #10, The Ring #10- all at 115; 19-2-5, 9 KOs)
TKO-5 2:57
Marco Antonio Monteros (7-6, 1 KO)
- Santiago weighed in at 122 1/4 for his "stay-active" bout with Monteros, who weighed in at 126 3/4.

Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico-

Flyweight Bout-
Luis Fernando Villa (11-0-1, 2 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 8
Jovanni Plascencia (8-2-1, 6 KOs)
- The scores were 77-75, 80-72, and 78-74.

Flyweight Bout-
Luis Orozco (12-0-1, 8 KOs)
TKO-1 2:25
Alejandro Nery Miranda (3-7, 1 KO)

Article By: Ken Pollitt