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After slow start, Morales pounds Cano

Updated: September 19, 2011, 4:22 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- Erik Morales got what he wanted -- a title in a fourth weight division -- as he ground down untested 21-year-old Pablo Cesar Cano for a 10th-round knockout in a bloody fight Saturday night.

The bout was on the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Victor Ortiz undercard at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and provided plenty of action for the bloodthirsty.

With the victory, Morales claimed a vacant junior welterweight belt -- one that the WBC unceremoniously stripped from ...

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