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TTR RANKED FIGHTERS IN ACTION- June 7 & 8 (Part 2)- Blanco, Matthysse, Parker, Cudos, and Vargas Post Wins
Pictured: Minellis Blanco

During the two-day period of Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8, seven women ranked by TTR as being among the best currently fighting in their respective divisions were in action. Five, Minellis Blanco, Edith Soledad Matthysse, Lauren Parker, Sol Cudos, and Dyana Vargas, scored victories while two, Kalliopi Kourouni and Jordanne Garcia, suffered defeats.

Friday, June 7, 2024-

San Onofre, Colombia-

Heavyweight Bout-
Minellis Blanco (TTR #6; 5-0, 5 KOs)
TKO-1 1:43
Celia Rosa Sierra (9-7, 6 KOs)
- Ms. Blanco, who is now 2-0 versus Ms. Sierra, won the vacant WBA Fedelatin heavyweight title.

Hollywood, Florida, USA-

Junior Lightweight Bout-
Edith Soledad Matthysse (TTR #19; 19-16-1, 2 KOs)
TKO-3 0:48
Kalliopi Kourouni (TTR #17; 19-4-1, 8 KOs)
- This was a non-title bout. Ms. Mathhysse's FAB Argentinian super featherweight was not at stake.

Saturday, June 8, 2024-

Bethnal Green, London, England-

Junior Featherweight Bout-
Lauren Parker (TTR #18 at 115; 9-1-1, 1 KO)
PTS. 6
Jamillette Janitza Vallejos (3-15-2, 2 KOs/3-14-2, 2 KOs as per BoxRec)
- This was a non-title bout. Ms. Parker's EBU European super flyweight title was not on the line.
- Ms. Parker won by a 58-56 score.
- Note: BoxRec excludes Ms. Vallejos' March 26, 2022 TKO-5 loss to then defending WIBA World featherweight champion Hollie Towl because the bout was fought under the auspices of the British & Irish Boxing Authority.

New York, New York, USA-

Super Middleweight Bout-
Nisa Rodriguez (2-0, 0 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 4
Jordanne Garcia (TTR #8; 4-4-3, 0 KOs)
- Ms. Rodriguez, a New York City police officer, weighed in at 160 1/2; Ms. Garcia at 165 1/4.
- Ms. Rodriguez won by three 40-36 scores.

Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina-

Strawweight Bout-
Sol Cudos (TTR #5; 8-0-2, 2 KOs)
Veronica Ruiz (5-1, 0 KOs)
- Ms. Cudos retained the South American strawweight and the WBA Fedelatin minimumweight titles.

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic-

Featherweight Bout-
Dyana Vargas (TTR #17; 20-1, 12 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 8
Marcela Nieto (6-4-1, 5 KOs)
- This bout was fought for the vacant WBC Latino featherweight title.
- The scores were 78-74, 77-75, and 78-74.
- Ms. Vargas is scheduled to challenge defending champion Skye Nicolson (TTR #1, The Ring #1; 10-0, 1 KO) for the WBC World featherweight title on July 13, 2024.

Article By: Ken Pollitt