WBC #12 bantamweight Ricardo “Meserito” Rodriguez (11-2, 3 KOs) defeated Daniel “Alacran” Lozano (13-3, 10 KOs) on Friday night at the A La Carte Event Pavillion in Tampa on Telemundo. In a very technical match both fighters put in their best workmen like performance. Rodriguez pressed the action most of the night. He was very effective controlling the rounds wearing down Lozano. Lozano’s best moments came in the last round when he connected with a number of desperation power shots. The scores were 95-95 even and 97-93 / 98-92 in favor of Rodriguez.