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Pictured: Hernan "Tyson" Marquez

On Friday, December 10, a number of underpublicized but relevant bouts took place. The winners of those bouts were Sheriff Quaye, former WBA World flyweight champion Hernan "Tyson" Marquez, World Boxing Federation World super bantamweight champion Israel Rodriguez Picazo, Luis Robles, and Pablo Bernal Rodriguez.

Korle Gonna, Accra, Ghana-

Lightweight bout-
Sheriff Quaye (21-3-1, 14 KOs)
KO-3 2:07
Emmanuel Amos (16-6-1, 9 KOs)
- Quaye, who dropped Amos with a shot to the body in round 3, won the vacant WBO Africa lightweight title.

Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico-

Junior Featherweight Bout-
Hernan "Tyson" Marquez (46-10-2, 33 KOs)
TKO-2 2:09
Jose Rodriguez Villarreal (7-13-2, 0 KOs)

Junior Fetherweight Bout-
Israel Rodriguez Picazo (23-5, 15 KOs)
TKO-1 3:00
Giovanni Delgado (Giovanni Delgado Morales; 16-11, 9 KOs)
- This was a non-title bout. Rodriguez Picazo's World Boxing Federation World super bantamweight title was not on the line

Bantamweight Bout-
Luis Robles (Luis Robles Pacheco; 14-1, 4 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 8
Lamberto Macias (16-4-1, 12 KOs)
- The scores were 77-75, 77-75, and 77-76.

Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl, Mexico, Mexico-

Lightweight Bout-
Pedro Bernal Rodriguez (8-1-2, 3 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 8
Alberto Ruiz (Alberto Ruiz Ibarra; 11-4, 8 KOs)
- This was a non-title bout. Ruiz' WBC Continental Latino American lightweight title was not on the line.
- Bernal Rodriguez won by three 78-71 scores.
Article By: Ken Pollitt