Jonathan Rodriguez got here out victorious on Saturday, November 18 when he confronted former world champion Khalid Yafai at YouTube Theater in Inglewood, California. The bantamweight bout was featured on the cardboard, topped by Diego Pacheco vs Marcelo Coceres reside stream on DAZN.
The scheduled for 10 rounds contest didn’t go the gap. Rodriguez claimed the win through stoppage, sending Yafai to the canvas alongside the way in which. Though the latter managed to beat the primary eight depend, referee Thomas Taylor waved the struggle after the consultant of the country-host delivered one other flurry of punches.
With the victory by TKO, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-based Jonathan Rodriguez improved to 17-1-1, 7 KOs. The native of Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico made his fifth ring look for 2023 and secured his eighth win in a row. As well as, the 24-year-old landed the vacant WBA Intercontinental title.
British 34-year-old Khalid Yafai dropped to 27-2, 15 KOs. Former WBA tremendous flyweight champion of Birmingham, West Midlands went via the ropes for the primary time in a yr.
Jonathan Rodriguez dominates & stops Khalid Yafai
In Australia, the occasion aired reside on Sunday, November 19.
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