Golden Boy on ESPN: Cesar Diaz vs Pedro Melo
November 29, 2017
Cesar Diaz (7-0, 6 KOs), bantamweight prospect of Palmdale, California, scored a fifth-round technical knockout victory against Tijuana, Mexico's Pedro Melo (17-18-1, 8 KOs) in a scheduled six-round bout. Diaz wore Melo down with a constant attack to the body and head, knocking him down with a shot to the body in the third round that was not ruled a knockdown. Diaz then scored two more knockdowns in the fifth-round, the second of which forced the stoppage at 1:10 of that round.