Espinoza vs Chirino: Live updates and results

Espinoza vs Chirino: Live updates and results

Results

  • The outcome of the match between Rafael Espinoza and Sergio Chirino was determined in the fourth round by TKO, with Espinoza emerging victorious (2:45).
  • Andres Cortes claimed victory over Abraham Nova in a 10-round fight, winning by unanimous decision (96-94, 97-93, 97-93).
  • Troy Isley defeated Javier Martinez in a 10-round match by unanimous decision (96-92, 97-91, 97-91).

Tonight, Rafael Espinoza defended his WBO featherweight title against Sergio Chirino in the main event at the Fontainebleau Las Vegas, broadcasted on ESPN+.

Espinoza, who surprised everyone last December by defeating Robeisy Ramirez for the WBO belt, faced a relatively unknown opponent in Chirino (22-1, 13 KO) for his first title defense. With both fighters coming from different backgrounds, the outcome of the match was uncertain.

The element of surprise was present yet again in this fight, as Espinoza showcased his abilities to overcome unexpected challenges.

Other fights on the card included:

  • Andres Cortes faced Abraham Nova in a 10-round battle at 130 lbs, where Cortes aimed to solidify his position in the weight class while Nova sought to revive his career as a contender.
  • Troy Isley and Javier Martinez clashed in a matchup that had significant implications for Martinez’s future in boxing. Despite both fighters showing promise, they had yet to make a lasting impression on the audience.
  • Additionally, Floyd Diaz and other fighters competed in separate matches on the undercard.
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