Facing a late replacement in Alberto Guevara, Hugo Ruiz scored a decisive victory following ten rounds of one-sided action.
Ruiz dropped Guevara in the first with a head attack and looked on his way to a quick knockout. Guevara rallied and managed to stay in as Ruiz attempted to apply pressure.
A final round onslaught came and went as Ruiz earned a 39th career win on the cards. Scores were 100-89 and 99-90 twice.
George Kambosos Jnr. continued his progress with a dominant points win over Rey Perez. The 25 year-old Australian, a sparring partner of Manny Pacquiao, took every round of eight.
With the win, Kambosos improves to 16-0 under the guidance of manager Peter Kahn.
Super featherweight Desmond Jarmon made tough work of Canton Miller when carding a majority decision to preserve his undefeated record.
Jarmon, 7-0 going into the bout, came out a 59-55 winner on Adalaide Byrd’s card. Glen Trowbridge also scored in favor of Jarmon 58-56.
Robert Hoyle, on the other hand, couldn’t split the pair at 57-57.
The early action saw victories over four rounds for welterweight Destyne Butler and cruiserweight Viddal Riley.
Butler out-pointed David Payne to push his record to 5-0. Riley stopped Mitchell Spangler in the opening round of his second professional contest.
More results to follow…
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Pacquiao vs. Broner is headlined by Senator Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is boxing’s only eight-division world champion.
He is ending his two-year hiatus from a U.S. boxing ring to defend his World Boxing Association Welterweight World Title.
Pacquiao fights against former four-division world champion and must-see attraction Adrien “The Problem” Broner.
The contest happens Saturday, January 19 in the main event of a SHOWTIME PPV® event from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The PPV begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. It will feature two-division world champion Badou Jack.
The Mayweather fighter battles unbeaten top-rated contender Marcus Browne. The pair duke it out for the WBA Interim Light Heavyweight Title.
Former world champion Rau’shee Warren taking on France’s Nordine Oubaali for the vacant WBC Bantamweight World Championship.