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Boxing’s most active world champion – Emanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete, proved why he’ll keep dominating the junior featherweight division as he knocked out Uriel Lopez in the sixth round of a featherweight non-title bout on Saturday at the TV Azteca Studios.

It was the sixth victory in 13 months for Navarrete (32-1, 28 KOs), who upset Isaac Dogboe in December 2018 to win his world title.

Lopez (13-14-1, 6 KOs) was game, but no match for Navarrete’s swarming body attack.

Said Navarrete: “I have the utmost respect for Uriel Lopez. He put forth a courageous effort, but I was coming to win by knockout. I want to unify titles, but if nobody accepts my challenge, I’ll move up to featherweight.”

In other action:

Featherweights: Edwin Palomares (13-3-1, 4 KOs) TKO 5 Carlos Ornelas (25-3, 14 KOs).

Featherweights: Sergio Sanchez (15-1, 9 KOs) KO 2 Gustavo Alan Pina (8-3, 5 KOs).

Flyweights: Ivan Armando Garcia Carrillo (6-0, 3 KOs) UD 6 Roberto Palomares (5-5-1, 1 KO). Scores: 59-55 2x, 59-56.

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