WFC 79 Results from Rancho Mirage
Former female world champion Kaliesha “Wild Wild” West (17-2-3, 4 KOs) returned from a three-year layoff to earn a six round unanimous decision over Kirstie Simmons (8-3, 2 KOs) at the Agua Caliente Casino Resort in Rancho Mirage, California. Scores were 58-56, 58-56, 59-55 in favor of super featherweight West.
Super bantamweight Javier Padilla (4-0-1, 4 KOs) stopped Alan Garcia (0-2-1) at 1:03 of round three in a bout scheduled four rounds. Padilla, scored a flash knockdown during an exchange in the first round but Garcia recovered battled back. The end would come in round three where Padilla dominated and connected a series of shots that had referee David Mendoza stepping in to rescue Garcia.
Featherweight Ryan Caballero (3-0, 0 KOs) stopped Mefi Monterroso (0-2) inside four rounds. Referee Raul Caiz Jr. stepped in and waved it off at 2:36 of the final round.
Jr. welterweight Luis Cervantes (8-9-3, 2 KOs) cruised to a 40-36 unanimous decision over Mario Aguirre (2-10, 2 KOs) after four rounds.
Bantamweight Jonah Flores (1-0) floored Steve Lantry (0-3) twice en route to a four-round unanimous decision in his pro debut. All three judges scored the bout 40-34 for Flores.
Bantamweight Saul Sanchez (5-0, 3 KOs) scored a unanimous decision over a tough Sergio Lopez (3-5-1, 0 KOs) after four rounds of action.