World-ranked Melvin “Melo” Lopez, 16-0-(10) out pointed Mexican Jose Cardenas, 16-3-(13) to win the vacant WBA NABA bantamweight title at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida on Friday.
The 20 year-old Lopez, from Nicaragua prevailed by scores of 98-92,97-93 and 96-94, but it proved to be the toughest fight of his short career so far.
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