ESPN (9 PM PST) • Maurice Hooker 140 lbs vs. Alex Saucedo 139.4 lbs (Hooker’s WBO Junior Welterweight world title – 12 Rounds) ESPN+ (3:30 p.m. PST) • Egidijus Kavaliauskas 146.6 lbs vs. Roberto Arriaza 146.8 lbs (Kavaliauskas’ NABF and Arriaza’s WBO Inter-Continental Welterweight titles – 10 Rounds) • Cletus Seldin 141.4 lbs vs. Nelson Lara 142.4 lbs (Super Lightweight – 10 Rounds) •Jonathan Guzman 122.6 lbs vs. Roberto Castaneda 122.8 lbs (Super Bantamweight – 10 Rounds) Albert Bell 132.4 lbs
IBF Junior Featherweight Champion Jonathan “Salomon King” Guzman (22-0, 22 KOs) won’t be taking any time to rest on his newly acquired laurels. The Dominican KO artist won his first world championship yesterday (Wednesday, July 20) by stopping former #1 contender Shingo Wake in 11 brutal rounds in Osaka, Japan.
In a workmen like performance, Andre “The Ressurected” Dirrell (25-2, 16 KOs) mostly dominated Blake Caparello (22-2-1, 6 KOs) over ten rounds. The one outlier was Caparello landing a shot that dropped Dirrell in the second round. Caparello also dropped light heavyweight Sergey Kovalev (albeit many felt he stepped on the
Venue: Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, NJ Network: Spike TV Time: 9PM EST/ tape delayed on west coast Ticket Information TV card Andre Dirrell 169 vs. Blake Caparello 167 Anthony Dirrell 168.8 vs. Caleb Truax 168.6 Jonathan Guzman 122 vs. Daniel Rosas 121.2 off-television card Eddie Ramirez 139.8 vs. Osumanu Akaba
In what some thought might be an interesting rematch turned out to be anything, but that as welterweight Gabriel Bracero (24-2, 5 KOs) needed just 41 seconds to knock out local Danny O’Connor (26-3, 10 KOs) in the first round on Saturday night at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, Massachusetts. In
Venue: Lowell Memorial Auditorium, Lowell, Massachusetts Network:NBCSN Time: 8PM EST Danny O’Connor 146.2 vs. Gabriel Bracero 146.8 Jonathan Guzman 121.6 vs. Danny Aquino 121.6 Ryan Kielczewski 125.8 vs. Rafael Vazquez 126 Adam Kownacki 261.2 vs. Rodney Hernandez 240 Gary O’Sullivan 172.6 vs. David Toribio 174.2 Patrick Hyland 128.4 vs. David