Salido outpoints Lomachenko for win

• San Antonio lightweight prospect Ivan Najera (13-0, 8 KOs) and Angel Hernandez (8-2, 4 KOs) of McAllen, Texas, traded knockdowns in a fierce fight, but Najera won a unanimous eight-round decision. Hernandez hit the canvas in the first round but rebounded to drop Najera in the second round. However, Najera took charge thereafter and won 78-72, 77-73 and 77-73.

• Junior welterweight Jose Zepeda (19-0, 17 KOs) of La Puente, Calif., routed overmatched club fighter Johnnie Edwards (15-7-1, 8 KOs) of Jacksonville, S.C., stopping him in the second round. Zepeda had his way in the first round and continued to pound him in the second round until referee Wilfredo Esperon stepped in at 2 minutes, 10 seconds after Edwards doubled over after taking a hard body shot.

• Welterweight prospect Alex Saucedo (13-0, 9 KOs) of Oklahoma City took a lopsided six-round decision against Gilberto Venegas (12-13, 4 KOs) of East Moline, Ill., winning the crowd-pleasing fight 60-54 on two scorecards and 59-55 on the third.

• Featherweight Jerren Cochran (11-0, 4 KOs) of Houston dropped Aduato Gonzalez (11-10, 4 KOs) of Mexico in the third round and cruised to a lopsided six-round decision in the opening fight of the card. Cochran won 60-53 on one scorecard and 59-54 on the other two.

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