Larios fills in for champ Jorin, claims interim WBC belt
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Oscar Larios was happy to step in.
Filling in for injured champion Willie Jorin, Larios knocked out Israel Vazquez in the 12th round Friday night to win the interim WBC super bantamweight title.
Larios (44-3-1, 31 KOs) was a late replacement for Jorrin, who cited an undisclosed injury in ducking Vazquez for the third time. Two of Larios' losses have been to Vazquez and Jorrin, but he avenged one in this bout and will have a chance to avenge the other.
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