Mario Rodriguez scored a seventh round knockout over previously undefeated champion Nikosinathu Joyi to capture the IBF Strawweight championship in Mexico.
It was a very hotly contested bout until an uppercut that followed by a left hook put Joyi down for the ten count and the bout was stopped.
Rodriguez, 104.3 lbs of Sinaloa, MX is now 15-6 with eleven knockouts. Joyi, 104.3 lbs of Mdantsane, South Africa is 22-1.
Alberto Garza scored a ninth round stoppage over Nery Saguilan in a scheduled twelve round Super Featherweight bout.
Garza is now 25-5-1 with twenty knockouts. Saguilian is now 24-2.