Valdez demolishes Rueda in two rounds, wins title

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LAS VEGAS — Since he was a young boy, Oscar Valdez dreamed of being like his heroes Erik Morales, Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. and Jose Luis Castillo and winning a world title.

Dreams do come true.

Valdez turned in a sensational performance as he knocked out Matias Adrian Rueda in the second round of an overwhelming performance to win a vacant featherweight world title Saturday night on the Terence Crawford-Viktor Postol undercard at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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