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Harrison, Khytrov, Lubin win by KO

Harrison, Khytrov, Lubin win by KO

0 comments 📅11 March 2015, 15:36

Unbeaten super welterweight Tony Harrison (20-0, 17 KOs) crushed Antwone Smith (23-6-1, 12 KOs), scoring a second round KO on Friday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Harrison dropped Smith twice in round one and finished him at :19 into round two with another knockdown.

Unbeaten middleweight KO terror Ievgen Khytrov (9-0, 9 KOs) scored a hard fought eighth round TKO over Jorge “The Destroyer” Melendez (28-5-1, 26 KOs). The bout ended Melendez finally took a knee.

In a clash of unbeaten super welterweights, Erickson Lubin (10-0, 7 KOs) demolished Kenneth Council (8-1, 6 KOs) in round one. Rubin scored three knockdowns. Time was 1:33.

Unbeaten middleweight Caleb Hunter Plant (6-0, 5 KOs) blasted out overmatched Daniel Henry (2-3-3, 0 KOs) in round one.

Canadian welterweight Phil “The Italian Sensation” Lo Greco (26-1, 14 KOs) of Ontario and Rafael Cobos (15-6-5, 3 KOs) went the distance in a scheduled eight round bout. It was all Lo Greco much of the fight as he outboxed the tough Cobos effectively. In round six Lo Greco landed a huge right rocking Cobos in route to a unanimous decision. Judges scored the bout 80-72, 80-72, and 79-73.

Three-time Olympian Raushee Warren (13-0, 4 KOs) made quick work of Javier Gallo (21-11-1, 12 KOs) in a scheduled ten round bantamweight bout. A right hook by Warren in the opening seconds dropped Gallo. Warren followed up with his attack as referee Russell Mora stepped in to stop the fight at 52 seconds.

Unbeaten lightweight Jamel Herring (11-0, 7 KOs) of Cincinnati, Ohio won an eight round unanimous decision over Hector Marengo (7-9-4, 4 KOs) of Puerto Rico in a scheduled six round bout. A body attack by Herring caused a delayed reaction as Marengo went down in the opening round. Continuing to dig to body referee Tony Weeks warned Herring for a low blow. Herring dominated the entire fight as judges scored the bout 80-71, 80-71, and 80-70.

In the opening bout of the evening from the MGM Grand, Kevin Newman (1-0-1, 0 KOs) dominated Shariff Johnson (0-2-1, 0 KOs) in a scheduled four round bout. Newman stunned Johnson numerous times in route to a unanimous decision as all two judges scored the bout 40-36, and the third judge had it 40-35.

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