Welterweight prospect Thomas Dulorme made a statement in his ShoBox debut by stopping Ariz Ambriz in one round in the main event. Junior middleweight prospect Jonathan Gonzalez outpointed Billy Lyell in the entertaining co-featured bout.
Former Cuban amateur star Guillermo Rigondeaux won a major title in his ninth pro bout by scoring a sixth-round KO of WBA 122-pound beltholder Rico Ramos on Friday in Las Vegas. Rigondeaux stopped Ramos with a body shot.
Luis Ramos won his debut on ShoBox: The New Generation with a hard-fought unanimous decision over tough and crafty veteran Reymundo Beltran. Omar Figueroa stopped fellow unbeaten prospect Michael Perez in the co-featured bout.
Frank Espinoza, the manager of Luis Ramos, says the undefeated lightweight prospect’s ShoBox debut against veteran Reymundo Beltran on Friday is a tough fight that Ramos can lose if he’s not at his best.
Nearly two years after suffering neurological problems from his DQ victory over Arthur Abraham, Andre Dirrell hopes to quickly regain his 168-pound contender status starting with his fight with Darry Cunningham on ShoBox on Friday.
Jermain Taylor returns to the ring on Friday after a two-year break from the sport due to punishment he had absorbed from back-to-back TKO losses. The former middleweight champ has reunited with promoter Lou DiBella and former trainer Pat Burns.