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TTR RANKED FIGHTERS IN ACTION- June 26- Martinez and Matellon Retain Titles
Pictured: Julio Cesar Martinez

On Saturday, June 26, three boxers ranked by TTR as being among the best currently fighting in their respective divisions were in action in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Two, Julio Cesar Martinez and Daniel Matellon, won and, in doing so, successfully defended their titles, and one, Jose Argumedo, lost (to Matellon).

WBC World Flyweight Title-
Champion Julio Cesar Martinez (TTR #1, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #1, The Ring #1; 18-1, 1 NC, 14 KOs)
Joel Cordova (WBC #15; 13-5-2, 3 KOs/12-5-2, 3 KOs as per BoxRec)
- Martinez dropped Cordova in round 6. Cordova beat the count but was met with an onslaught of hard shots when action resumed. The referee then stopped the bout thus saving Cordova from more punishment.

WBA Interim World Light Flyweight Title-
Interim champion Daniel Matellon (WBA #1, IBO #3, TTR #8; 12-0-2, 6 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Jose Argumedo (WBA #2, TTR #15- both at 108; The Ring #7, WBO #9, IBO #9- all at 105; 24-5-1, 15 KOs)
- The scores were 115-113, 115-113, and 117-111.
Article By: Ken Pollitt