Rigondeuax vs Delgado Highlights: January 13, 2019 – PBC on FS1

On January 13, 2019, Guillermo Rigondeux (18-1, 12 KOs), who hadn’t fought since December 2017 made his return to the ring against The Cuban fan-favorite faced Giovanni Delgado of Tacubaya, Mex. (16-9, 9 KOs) in a 10RD super featherweight bout, on the PBC on FS1 preliminary telecast live from Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.

Delgado started things off early with a robust right hand but seemed to be no match for Rigondeaux as he countered with skilled combinations to back up Delgado.

After knocking him out in the last second of round one with an overhand left, Delgado could not be saved by the 10 count and the fight was called in favor of Rigondeux as the winner.

“This is my division. This is my time,” said Rigondeaux. “I am the king of 122 pounds. I felt 100 percent. Delgado is a good fighter. I take my hat off to him and his team. I came prepared and I am ready to face people that are undefeated. Whoever has a belt, I am taking it. You can expect me back in less than two months.”