Robert Guerrero vs. Efren Hinojosa

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2009-06-12 : Robert Guerrero 134½ lbs beat Efren Hinojosa 135¼ lbs by RTD at 3:00 in round 8 of 10

  • Location: HP Pavilion, San Jose, California, USA
  • Referee: Dan Stell

Aired On: ESPN Friday Night Fights (Main Event)
Promoter: Golden Boy Promotions

Notes

  • Robert Guerrero 23-1-1 (16 KOs) vs. Efren Hinojosa 30-5-1 (17 KOs)
  • Guerrero entered as the # 9 junior lightweight in the world according to The Ring Magazine. Hinojosa, a 15-1 underdog, was unranked by the same publication.
  • Hinojosa, who took the fight on five days notice, came in with a record of 1-3-1 dating back to December of 2005, with his only win coming by way of 1st Round disqualification over Jose Reyes.
  • By Round 4, Hinojosa was visibly bleeding from the nose and mouth.
  • A clash of heads in Round 7 opened a cut over the left eye of Guerrero.
  • Following Round 8, at the advice of the ringside physician, the fight was stopped due to and injury to Hinojosa's right arm.