posted on Jul, 31 2004 @ 11:28 PM
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Undefeated Jose Luis Cruz of Mexico made short work of Dario Jose Esalas of Colombia, knocking him out in the third round of their
super welterweight bout Friday.
Cruz, 148 1/2 pounds (67.36 kilograms), stopped Esalas, 147 1/2 (66.91 kilograms), with a barrage of unreturned blows to the head. The referee stopped
the 10-round bout at 1:40 of the third round.
Cruz, 27, has a record of 32-0-2 with 27 knockouts. Esalas, 30, is 29-5 with 25 knockouts.
Cruz is ranked No. 11 among welterweights by the World Boxing Council.