By Boxing Bob Newman at ringside
Undefeated featherweight Alberto Machado (19-0, 16 KOs) scored an eighth round knockout over Jezreel Corrales (22-2, 8 KOs), whom lost his WBA super featherweight championship on the scale Friday, on Saturday night at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. Only Machado was eligible to win the WBA title.
In round five Corrales knocked down knocked down Machado with a hard punch. In round six Machado came back and hurt Corrales. In round eight Machado turned around a losing fight with a left-right combo, knocking out Corrales. Time was 2:15.