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Alvarez, Ponce De Leon earn wins

Updated: May 1, 2010, 11:25 PM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- Rising welterweight Saul Alvarez stopped Jose Miguel Cotto with a rapid flurry of head shots late in the ninth round Saturday night to remain unbeaten.

Featherweight Daniel Ponce De Leon also earned a unanimous decision over Cornelius Lock on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s welterweight bout with Sugar Shane Mosley at the MGM Grand.

Alvarez (32-0-1, 24 KOs), a redheaded teenager from Guadalajara, Mexico, added to his growing reputation in his Las Vegas debut, rallying ...

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