LOS ANGELES– Rising super welterweight prospect Ferdinand Kerobyan (11-0, 6 KOs) of North Hollywood, California phenomenally stopped Rolando Mendivil (10-6, 3 KOs) of Sinaloa, Mexico in the first round of the scheduled eight-round main event of the Oct. 12 edition of LA FIGHT CLUB at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles and televised nationally on EstrellaTV’s Boxeo Estelar.
“I felt great. I never like to say that a fight is easy. I just make it look easy,” said Ferdinand Kerobyan. “I’m proud of my performance. I showed that I’m a warrior. I’m looking for bigger and better names. I want eight and ten round fights only.”
In the co-main event, Azat Hovhannisyan
(15-3, 12 KOs) of Los Angeles, California bombarded Jesus Martinez (24-5, 12 KOs) of Monteria, Colombia with many shots en route to a technical knockout at :30 of the third round of a super bantamweight fight originally scheduled for eight rounds.
“I feel stronger than ever before,” said Azat Hovhannisyan. “Whatever has happened in the past is past. I’m ready for a world title fight. I know I still have a lot left in the tank.”
Richard Acevedo (4-0, 4 KOs) of Los Angeles, California conquered Javier Olvera (2-1, 1 KO) of Agua Prieta, Mexico via knockout in the first round. Acevedo landed a serious of vicious shots to the body, which forced the referee to stop the fight at 2:30 of the aforementioned round in a super welterweight clash initially slated for six rounds.
“I prepared really well for this fight. I like that I worked by jab in this fight. I’m going to look at it when I get home, review it and look to fix any mistakes. We are going to work to get better and better, said Richard Acevedo.”
Rudy Garcia (9-0, 1 KO) of Los Angeles, California defeated David Perez (10-5, 5 KOs) of Houston, Texas in a six-round super bantamweight fight via unanimous decision. Garcia won with one score of 59-56 and two scores of 60-62.
“I felt good and strong. There are a couple things to work on. He’s a tough guy and his right hook to the body is really accurate. I’m ready for any upcoming dates to make my return to the ring, said Rudy Garcia.”
David Mijares (6-0, 3 KOs) of Pasadena, California defeated Michael Meyers (2-1, 2KOs) of Los Angeles, California via split decision in a four-round super lightweight fight. One judge scored the fight 38-37 for Meyers, which was overruled by two scores of 38-37 for Mijares.
“I felt rusty. It was tough because he [Meyers] was throwing shots from strange angles. I think I’m ready for six-round fights. It’s definitely fun to be coming back. I love boxing, said David Mijares.
Kerobyan vs. Mendivil was an eight-round super welterweight fight presented by Golden Boy Promotions. The event was sponsored by Tecate “THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BOXING” and Casa Mexico Tequila. The fights took place Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles.
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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