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Terrazas wins WBC super-bantamweight title

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April 21, 2013 12:39 AM EST | AP


MEXICO CITY — Mexico's Victor Terrazas won the vacant WBC super-bantamweight title Saturday night, outpointing countryman Christian Mijares in a split decision at Arena Ciudad de Mexico.

Terrazas (37-2-1) received winning scores of 114-113 and 115-112 from two judges, and the third scored it 114-113 for Mijares (47-7-2).

The 30-year-old Terrazas, is the ninth Mexican to hold the WBC super-batamweight title.

Mijares is a former WBC super-flyweight champion.