Sycuan Ringside Promotions’ teenage super lightweight sensation Jorge Paez Jr. won his second straight bout by early knockout, battering and then stopping Carlos Urrea in the second round of their fight Friday, June 29, in Mexicali, Mexico.
The 19-year-old Paez Jr., who now has a record of 15-1 with 10 knockouts, ended it with a right to the head mid-way through the second round.
Paez Jr., who weighed 136 pounds for the scheduled six-round contest, dominated the bout, knocking down Urrea with a right to the head in the first round. Paez, who’s co-promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, opening a cut over Urrea’s left eye later in the first.
The impressive win follows a first-round knockout of Eduardo Rosario May 12 in Nogales, Mexico.
Urrea, from Aqua Prieto, Mexico, and who was coming off a win, now has a listed record of 3-3 with no knockouts.
Paez Jr. is the son of former International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organization featherweight champion Jorge Paez.