Hernandez retains WBC light flyweight title
TOLUCA, Mexico -- Adrian Hernandez defeated Nicaraguan Yader Cardozo by unanimous decision on Saturday night to retain the WBC light flyweight title.
In a fight held in his native Toluca, the 26-year-old Hernandez was favored by the judges 116-112, 118-110 and 116-112.
He improved to 26-2-2. He won the title last year on a rematch against Kompayak Propramook and has successfully defended it twice.
Cardozo, 24, had a six-fight winning streak snapped and fell to 15-5.
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