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Pedro Guevara outpoints Jerry Tomogdan over 12

Fighters Network

Junior flyweight contender Pedro Guevara won a one-sided 12 round decision over Jerry Tomogdan Saturday night at the Centro de Usos Multiples in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico.

Guevara improves to 29-2-1, 17 knockouts. Tomogdan drops to 21-8-3, 9 KOs.

Fighting before a hometown crowd, Guevara dominated the action, hurting the Filipino fighter numerous times throughout the fight.

Guevara hurt Tomogdan midway through round three and at the end of round seven, but was unable to officially drop him to the canvas.

All three judges scored the bout in favor of Guevara, 120-108, 120-108, and 120-110.

The win on Saturday was Guevara’s third since his loss to Yu Kimura of Japan on Nov. 28, losing the WBC junior flyweight title in the process.

Guevara, who is ranked number three by Ring Magazine, is the mandatory challenger for the WBC belt. The title is held by Ganigan Lopez, who defeated Kimura on Mar. 4.

Guevara and Lopez are familiar to one another as they squared off in July of last year. Guevara won a unanimous decision.

Lightweight Jairo Lopez (21-6, 14 KOs) stopped Edgar Puerta (24-9-1, 14 KOs) in the second round.

Junior bantamweight Karim Arce (8-0, 4 KOs), the nephew of Jorge ‘Travieso’ Arce, won a six round unanimous decision over Jairo Gutierrez (2-4).

The card was promoted by Promociones Del Pueblo and was broadcast live on Televisa (Channel 5) throughout Mexico.

Francisco A. Salazar has written for RingTV since October of 2013 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. Francisco also covers boxing for the Ventura County (Calif.) Star newspaper,, and Knockout Nation. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing