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Pedraza, Bell, and Ramirez Among Winners at The Bubble
Pictured: Jose "The Sniper" Pedraza

Last night, at The Bubble at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, former two-divisional world champion Jose Pedraza won a one-sided decision over one-time world title challenger Mikkel LesPierre in the card's main event. Among those who won on the undercard were Albert Bell, who remained unbeaten, and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Robeisy Ramirez, who avenged the loss he suffered in his pro debut.

Featherweight Jose Enrique Durantes Vivas, super lightweight Elvis Rodriguez, and heavyweight Kingsley Ibeh also added wins to their records on the Top Rank-promoted, ESPN-televised card.

Welterweight Bout-
Jose Pedraza (27-3, 13 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
Mikkel LesPierre (22-2-1, 10 KOs)
- The bout was fought with a 144-pound catchweight in effect. Pedraza weighed in at 143 3/4; LesPierre at 143 1/2.
- The former two-divisional world champion knocked LesPierre down in rounds 5 and 10 and went on to unanimously outpoint the former WBO World title challenger by the scores of 100-88, 99-89, and 99-89.

Non-title Lightweight Bout-
WBC Continental Americas super featherweight champion Albert Bell (WBC #13 at 130; 17-0, 5 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
Mark Bernaldez (20-4, 14 KOs)
- Bell weighed in at 133; Bernaldez at 132.
- Bell dominated and won deservedly by three 100-90 scores.

Featherweight Bout-
Jose Enrique Durantes Vivas (19-1, 10 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
Carlos Jackson (16-1, 11 KOs)
- Durantes Vivas won by thee 97-93 scores.

Super Lightweight Bout-
Elvis Rodriguez (7-0-1, 7 KOs)
TKO-1 2:13
Danny Murray (5-4, 1 ND, 0 KOs)

Featherweight Bout-
Robeisy Ramirez (4-1, 3 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 6
Adan Gonzales (5-3-2, 3 KOs)
- Ramirez, a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist (2012, 2016), avenged the upset loss he suffered in his pro debut. He unanimously outpointed Gonzales by three 60-54 scores.

Heavyweight Bout-
Kingsley "The Black Lion" Ibeh (5-1, 4 KOs)
Maj. Dec. 6
Patrick Mailita (4-1, 2 KOs)
- A week after stopping Waldo Cortes to avenge his only loss, Ibeh was back in action.
- The scores were 58-56, 57-57, and 58-56.
Article By: Ken Pollitt