Victoria boxer wins by knockout

AUSTIN - Jesus Ventura won his Junior Olympics debut in impressive fashion.

Ventura, who fights for Heart of a Champion Boxing Club in Victoria, knocked down his opponent in the opening 10 seconds of the first round at the Boxing & The Blues Show on Saturday at The Backyard at Bee Cave.

Ventura won his 145-pound bout by knockout.

Sampson Holt of Heart of a Champion won his second 135-pound Junior Olympics fight by decision.

Michael Garcia of Heart of a Champion lost a close decision in his 120-pound bout.