NERY KO`S MARTINEZ
In an official WBC bantamweight eliminator, #2 rated Luis “Panterita” Nery (23-0, 17 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over #8 rated Jesus Martinez (23-2, 11 KOs) on Saturday night at the Arena Ciudad de México in Mexico City. Nery is now the WBC mandatory challenger at 118 lbs.
During the same event, former champion Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada (37-2, 23 KOs) won by fifth round KO over Anuar Salas (20-4, 12 KOs). After a relentless body attack, Estrada dropped Salas twice to end it.