In the first of the three championship fights, Rocky Martinez of Vega Baha Puerto Rico, retained his WBO Super Featherweight title with a 12-round draw over the challenger Juan Carlos Burgos of Tijuana Mexico.
Judges at ringside had it 116-112 Martinez, 117-111 for Burgos. The third had it even at 114-114.
Martinez, (26-1-2, 17 KO’s) said about Burgos, “He’s a big and strong fighter but I won the Last three rounds. However, two of three judges at ringside scored the last three rounds for Burgos, now 39-1-1. There was talk afterwards about an eventual return bout between the two.