Friday Night Fights Open Thread

Here's an open thread for FNF tonight, as well as the TeleFutura card later. Brick had this to say about the FNF card during the preview:

These fights aren't really a step up for either prospect, but at least Prize Fight is keeping Guerrero and Porter both busy and on television.  Findley is a known quantity who has lost to Andre Ward, Andre Dirrell and Matt Korobov, but he did respectably against Korobov his last time out and usually tries to make a fight.  Adjaho, despite being 2-4 in his last six and having spent most of his career at lightweight, is the much more solid opponent.  Of those losses, one was a disputed decision to top 5 ranked Miguel Acosta, one was a loss to Antonio DeMarco in a fight he was winning but was counted out when he tried to fake a low blow and was counted out, and the last two were decision losses to prospects Brad Solomon and Mark Melligen in fights that were much closer than the scorecards indicated.  He also has a win over fough Fernando Angulo mixed in there.  Both Guerrero and Porter have blown hot and cold in terms of performance, so hopefully they can make entertaining fights now that they're back on the big stage.  Something fun and exciting about this card though - this card will be broadcasted in 3-D, making it the first boxing match to be televised in that format in the U.S.

The main event of the TeleFutura card looks decent:

Perez-Gonzalez is actually a pretty solid fight for a TeleFutura card.  Perez is a Golden Boy prospect, but has struggled mightily in several of his recent fights.  Gonzalez is a decent fighter, but he's been out of action for two years now.  His last time out, he was knocked out by Yuriorkis Gamboa after knocking down Gamboa early.  Gesta, on the other hand, is mostly getting a showcase fight.  He's put in a few good performances in a row, and he's been trying to build up for a fight against Brandon Rios, if GBP and Top Rank are ever willing to end their third cold war.

I'm not keeping any kind of real round by round, but I'll manage the thread and chip in my two cents from time to time. Join me.

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