Edner Cherry vs. Vicente Escobedo

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2013-02-16 : Vicente Escobedo 129½ lbs lost to Edner Cherry 129½ lbs by TKO at 3:00 in round 6 of 10

  • Aired On: Sky Sports 2


  • Edner Cherry 30-6-2 (17 KOs) vs. Vicente Escobedo 26-4 (15 KOs)
  • Fight was on the undercard of Adrien Broner vs. Gavin Rees.
  • Cherry entered as a 2.6-to-1 betting underdog. [1]
  • Cherry, who entered having not fought in ten months, weighed-in at the lightest of his career to date.
  • Escobedo was knocked down in the final seconds of Round 2 from a right hand. He remained on one knee until the count of nine. Another right hand sent Escobedo to the mat at 2:40 of Round 6. He got to his feet and was allowed to continue. A barrage from Cherry, caused a staggered Escobedo to fall forward and the referee waved an end to the fight just as the bell rang with Escobedo on his way down for a third time.