Eric Molina blasted out DaVarryl Williamson in five rounds to record a third straight win since his devastating defeat to headliner Chris Arreola in 2012.
‘The Drummer Boy’ stopped eight-loss Williamson on his feet towards the end of the stanza and now boasts a record of 21-1 with 15 knockouts.
Cruiserweight contender BJ Flores downed Adam Collins hard in the first round of their clash on the WBC title undercard to finish the match-up within two minutes for an early night.
The American, who is hoping for a shot at the WBC title himself at 200lbs, improved to 29-1-1 with his 19th career knockout, whilst Collins dropped a tenth defeat and a sixth in his last eight.
Also on the card at the Galen Center in California, Amir Imam defeated former Olympian Yordenis Ugas 79-73 and 78-74 (twice) on the scorecards after eight rounds to remain unbeaten in his 14 contests.
Earlier, featherweight Marios Barrios took his record to 4-0 with a unanimous decision win over Jaxel Marrero, whilst Caleb Plant made a succesful debut by stopping Travis Davidson in the very first session.
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