Jose Benavidez Boxing News
TUCSON, Ariz. (May 10, 2012) – Worthy of its name, FIREPOWER II will make an explosion over Tucson’s desert sky later this month, when it loads 8 fights into the boxing ring of CASINO DEL SOL RESORT, southern Arizona’s premier resort and casino.
CHANDLER, Ariz. (December 1, 2011) – Opportunities to witness emerging greatness are rare. Rangy and poised 19 year-old fighters with devastating right crosses are even rarer. Both are coming to Wild Horse Pass Casino’s beautiful Ovations Live Showroom Theater, on Friday, February 3rd!
By Chris Williams: If you were one of the many boxing fans who saw the recent sparring session between light welterweight talent Jose Benavidez (12-0, 11 KO’s) and light welterweight hopeful Mercito Gesta (22-0-1, 12 KO’s) you no doubt likely came away shaking your head wondering what Freddie Roach sees in the short 5’7″ Gesta.
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Pier Olivier Cote TKO 4 Aris Ambriz Karl Dargan UD 6 Randy Arrellin Jose Benavidez TKO 5 James Hope Rodel Mayol MD 10 Javier Gallo Mike Alvarado TKO 3 Ray Narh
Texas Station Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada Roberto Marroquin KO 4 Eduardo Arcos Jesse Magdaleno TKO 3 Cain Garcia Anthony Lenk UD 6 Tyler Pogline Jose Benavidez UD 6 Fernando Rodriguez Abie Ham TKO 2 Orphius Waite
Boxing results – Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada: Matt Korobov UD 8 Anthony Greenidge Jose Benavidez TKO 2 Manuel Delcid
Boxing: Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas: Marco Antonio Barrera UD 10 Adailton Dejesus Jose Juan Fuentes TKO 5 Rogelio Barron Jose Benavidez TKO 1 Josh Beeman Omar Henry UD 4 Hilario Lopez Emmanuel Ledezma UD 4 Nelson Ramos James Cantu UD 4 Antonio Gamez Tomas Villa UD 8 Salvador Sanchez Raul Martinez KO 7 Gabriel Elizondo
Results – UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois: Ivan Popoca KO 5 Jose Soto Karass Mike Lee UD 4 Emmit Woods Krzysztof Zimnoch TKO 2 Michael Moncrief Jose Benavidez KO 1 Ronnie Peterson