Friday, June 30, 2017

Roach Retains WBC Youth Silver Super Featherweight Title With Unanimous Decision In Indio, CA

Upper Marlboro, MD super featherweight Lamont Roach, Jr. made the first successful defense of his WBC Youth Silver Super Featherweight championship with a 10-round unanimous decision over Jesus A. Valdez of Huatabampo, Sonora, Mexico tonight at the Fantasy Springs Hotel and Casino in Indio, CA.

In going 10 rounds for the first time in his pro career, the judges saw Roach, Jr. in control of the contest, winning the bout by scores of 100-90, 98-92 and 97-93.  Roach remains undefeated with a record of 14-0, five KO's.  Valdez's record drops to 20-3-1, nine KO's.

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