In a battle of super-lightweights, local prospect Regis Prograis (16-0, 13 KOs) scored an eighth round TKO over Abel Ramos (14-1-2, 9 KOs) on Friday night at the Bayou City Event Center in Houston, Texas. Prograis won every round until the stoppage came. Lightweight Dardan Zenunaj (11-1, 9 KOs) scored
Puerto Rican star-in-the-making Felix “El Diamante” Verdejo (19-0, 14 KOs) defeated Josenilson Dos Santos (25-3, 15 KOs) via second round KO on Friday night at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A thunderous Verdejo right hand dropped Dos Santos, a man who has struggled to find the win
The Bay Area’s Bruno “Aloha Kid” Escalante fights in Texas this weekend against Oscar Cantu for the super flyweight NABF title. Escalante, the challenger made weight at 114.5 with Cantu coming in at 113.5.
Venue: O2 Arena, London TV: PPV (UK) Anthony Joshua 245 vs. Dillian Whyte 247 Kevin Mitchell 134.5 vs. Ismael Barroso 134.5 (WBA interim world lightweight title) Tony Bellew 199 vs. Mateusz Masternak 199.4 Chris Eubanks Jr 160.25 vs. Gary O’Sullivan 159.5 Paulie Malignaggi 146.5 vs. Antonio Moscatiello 147.25
Venue: Convention Center, Tucson, Arizona TV: UniMas Oscar Valdez 127.6 vs. Ernie Sanchez 127.4 Jose Benavidez 152.4 vs. Sidney Siqueira 145.6 Jesse Hart 171 vs. Andrik Saralegui 168.4 Esquiva Falcao 157.6 vs. Hector Munoz 157
Venue: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas TV: NBC, NBCSN Time: 3:30 PST (NBCSN), 5:30 PST (NBC) 7:30 (NBCSN) Omar Figueroa Jr 151* vs. Antonio DeMarco 149 Chris Arreola 236.5 vs. Travis Kauffman 236. *- Bout was originally set for 140 lbs, but was re-contracted. Dominic Breazeale is no