Dmitry Bivol beats Joe Smith Jr, undercard results
WBA light heavyweight world champion Dmitry Bivol made his fourth world title defense defeating former world champion Joe Smith Jr in a main event of card from the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York, broadcast on DAZN.
Bivol was dominant as ever with a slight blemish being getting caught with a right hand at the end of the third round that buzzed him. Bivol boxed well off his back
Bivol is looking for a big fight and open to fighting Canelo Alvarez at super middleweight.
He won this bout dominantly 119-109, 119-109 and 118-110.
WBO super lightweight world champion Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker made his first world title defense against Mikkel LesPierre. Hooker outclassed LesPierre who seemed to be a level below Hooker. The bout was nearly a shutout.
The scores were 119-108, 120-107 and 118-109.
Light heavyweight Callum Johnson got a third-round knockout over popular New York fighter, Seanie Monaghan. The time of the stoppage was 0:23 seconds.
Training partner, and heavyweight prospect, Sergey Kuzmin got a majority decision over Joey Dawejko in a ten-round undercard bout fight. The bout seems as though it was close, we didn’t have a ringside pundit at this event so have no deeper thoughts than that.
The scores were 95-95, 96-94 and 96-94.
Light heavyweight Junior Younan got a six-round decision over veteran Derrick Findley, Otha Jones III made his pro debut getting a close six-round decision over Giorgi Gelashvili and viral vlogging middleweight Nikita Ababiy picked up a first-round