William Zepeda took on Jaime Arboleda on April 29, 2023, to headline a Golden Boy event from College Park Center in Arlington, TX.
Zepeda looked to continue his undefeated streak as he compete for WBA Continental Americas title. He was in action three times in 2022 with wins over Luis Angel Viedas(knockout), Rene Alvarado(unanimous decision) and over Joseph Diaz(unanimous decision).
Arboleda was competing at lightweight for the first time. He had 3 wins in a row heading into this bout after losing to Chris Colbert in 2020. These wins had come over Jonathan Barrios, Nicolas Polanco and Jhonatan Arenas. Did this streak continue?
Diego De La Hoya and Victor Morales were in the co-main event to compete for WBA Intercontinental Featherweight title. David Stevens vs Marco Periban super middleweight bout and Fredrick Lawson vs Estevan Villalobos super welterweight bout completed the main card.
Check below for post results from William Zepeda vs Jaime Arboleda event with complete fight card and other details.
Prelims (6:00 PM ET)
- Roberto Cruz def. Tyrone Selders via 1:48 of round 2, 6 rounds, Super Welterweight Bout (Watch Video)
- Darius Fulghum def. Jay Williams via 0:58 of round 2, 6 rounds, Light Heavyweight Bout (Watch Video)
- Caleb Suniga def. Carlos Arroyo via KO at 0:41 of round 1, 4 rounds, Super Featherweight Bout (Watch Video)
- Tristan Kalkreuth def. Jonathan Rice via unanimous decision (59-55, 59-55, 59-55), 6 rounds, Heavyweight Bout
Main Card (8:00 PM ET)
- David Stevens def. Marco Antonio Periban via unanimous decision(78-73, 78-73, 79-74), 8 round, Super Middleweight Bout
- Fredrick Lawson def. Estevan Villalobos via unanimous decision(96-94, 96-94, 97-93), 10 round, Super Welterweight Bout
- Co-Main Event: Victor Morales def. Diego De La Hoya via KO at 1:08 of round 2, 10 round, WBA Intercontinental Featherweight Championship Bout (Watch Video)
- Main Event: William Zepeda def. Jaime Arboleda via TKO at 2:16 of round 2, 12 round, WBA Continental Americas Lightweight Championship Bout(Watch Video)