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Saucedo and Vargas Win on Points at The Bubble
Pictured: Alex Saucedo

Last night at The Bubble at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, former WBO World junior welterweight title challenger Alex Saucedo unanimously outpointed Sonny Fredrickson over 10 rounds in the main event. In the co-feature, reigning IBF North American junior welterweight champion Josue Vargas, fighting in a non-title ten-rounder, won by unanimous decision over journeyman Salvador Briceno.

In the other two bouts on the Top Rank-promoted, ESPN-televised card, junior welterweight prospect John Bauza remained unbeaten by unanimously outpointing Lawrence James Fryers over eight rounds and middleweight Isiah Jones defeated Donte Stubbs by majority decision after six rounds.

Junior Welterweight Bout-
Alex Saucedo (WBC #23; 30-1, 19 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
Sonny Fredrickson (21-3, 14 KOs)
- The scores were 99-91, 98-92, and 100-90.

Junior Welterweight Bout (Non-title)-
IBF North American champion Josue Vargas (17-1, 9 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
Salvador Briceno (17-6, 11 KOs)
- The scores were 100-90, 100-90, and 99-91.

Junior Welterweight Bout-
John Bauza (14-0, 5 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 8
Lawrence James Fryers (11-3, 4 KOs)
- The scores were 80-72, 79-73, and 80-72.

Middleweight Bout-
Isiah Jones (9-2, 3 KOs)
Maj. Dec. 6
Donte Stubbs (6-1, 2 KOs)
- Jones, who lost by decision to Nikoloz Sekhniashvili at The Bubble two weeks ago, bounced back to win by the scores of 58-56 and 59-55. The third judge scored the bout 57-57.

Article By: Ken Pollitt