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2019-08-12
Teshigawara, Sosa, Ortiz, and Lopez Win; Franco and Negrete Fight to a Draw
Pictured: Vergil Ortiz, Jr.


During the three-day period of Thursday, August 8 through Saturday, August 10, five bouts featuring fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's rankings took place. Four of the bouts did not go the distance as Hiroaki Teshigawara, Jason Sosa, Vergil Ortiz, Jr., and Marcelino Nicolas Lopez each stopped his opponent. The one bout that did reach the final bell resulted in a split decision draw between Joshua Franco and Oscar Negrete, their second in three meetings.

Thursday, August 8, 2019-

Tokyo, Japan-

OPBF Super Bantamweight Title-
Champion Hiroaki Teshigawara (IBF #8; 20-2-2, 13 KOs)
TKO-12 2:36
Shohei Omori (WBC #15; 20-3, 15 KOs)
- Omori came into the bout ranked #1 by the JBC and #3 by the OPBF.

Saturday, August 10, 2019-

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA-

Super Featherweight Bout-
Jason Sosa (WBC #5, WBO #6, IBF #15; 23-3-4, 16 KOs)
TKO-7 1:08
Haskell Lyndell Rhodes (27-4-1, 13 KOs)
- Sosa floored Rhodes three times- twice in round 5 and once in round 7.

Grand Prairie, Texas, USA-

Vacant WBA Gold Welterweight Title-
Vergil Ortiz, Jr. (WBA #10 at 147; WBO #5, Transnational #10, WBC #18- all at 140; 14-0, 14 KOs)
TKO-6 2:16
Antonio Orozco (WBA #14 at 147; Transnational #5, WBC #10- both at 140; 28-2, 17 KOs)
- Ortiz weighed in at 147; Orozco at 146 3/4.
- Ortiz decked Orozco three times in round 6.

WBA International and NABF Bantamweight Titles-
Champion Joshua Franco (IBF #7, The Ring #10, WBC #10, 15-1-2, 7 KOs)
Split Dec. Draw 10
Oscar Negrete (WBC #14, WBA #15; 18-2-2, 7 KOs)
- The scores were 95-95, 96-94 for Negrete, and 96-94 for Franco.
- Franco is now 1-0-2 versus Negrete.

Super Lightweight Bout-
Marcelino Nicolas Lopez (36-2-1, 21 KOs)
KO-5 2:59
Daniel Echeverria (21-9, 18 KOs)
 
Article By: Ken Pollitt