The former world champion in two different weight classes John Riel Casimero entered this fight with a pro record of 26-4-0 (17 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.10 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Luis Nery). He lost to Jonas Sultan in 2017 (John Riel Casimero vs Jonas Sultan) but then he has beat Jose Pech and Kenya Yamashita.
His opponent, Ricardo Espinoza Franco, has an official boxing record of 23-2-0 (20 KOs=87%) and he entered as the No.28 in the same weight class. He also lost once in 2017, against Christian Nieto Ayala via split decision, but then he has collected 13 consecutive victories defeating Ricardo Nunez in 2019. Casimero vs Espinoza Franco is valid for the interim WBO World bantamweight title; undercard of Danny Garcia vs Adrian Granados. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Dignity Health Sports Park , Carson, California, USA
Division: bantamweight (118 lbs, 53.5 kg)
Title: interim WBO World bantamweight title
Casimero’s next fight: John Riel Casimero vs Cesar Ramirez
Casimero vs Espinoza Franco full fight video:
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