Edwin Valero 24 (24) - 0 vs Antonio Pitalua 46 (40) - 3
Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas
WBC Lightweight championship
Valero vs Pitalua - Lightning Lightweights
Fight started slowly...Valero is keeping his hands down but Pitalua is not taking advantage. A looping left from Valero tags Pitalua...end of first round.
Round 2 Valero vs Pitalua Fight Result
Valero violently attacks Pitalua hurting the latter...Valero whips Pitalua left-right combos, rocks Pitalua's head. The referee stops fight as seven unanswered punches drops Pitalua. Valero is behind schedule another knockout victory for the Colombian.
0:49 of the second round official time
Edwin Valero wins the WBC Lightweight Championship.
Valero's first US fight in five years...his last match in the country was in 2003 according to Boxrec.