Top Rank uploaded some video highlight packages from yesterday's Gamboa vs Ponce de Leon undercard, so let's run over those right now.
Super Featherweights: Luis Cruz TKO-6 Antonio Davis
Cruz (19-0, 15 KO) totally dominated shot veteran Davis (28-7, 13 KO), who at this point is probably a fair bit worse than his record looks. He hasn't beaten anyone with a winning record since 2007 and is past even his status as a quality gatekeeper, it appears. Cruz, 25, is a 5'9" guy at 130 and has some promise, and Puerto Rico could use a standout youngster right now. I wouldn't call him a great bet to become a top fighter, but he's got some promise.
Welterweights: Wale "Lucky Boy" Omotoso TKO-5 Calvin Odom
I don't think I'm going out of line when I say this was probably not the U.S. debut Omotoso (19-0, 17 KO) and his team and fans were hoping to see. Odom (15-11, 11 KO) dropped the 26-year-old Nigerian (based in Australia) in the first round. Omotoso did come back, and put Odom down hard in the fourth round, but he looked really vulnerably defensively throughout the fight, and Sparkle Lee's decision to stop it in the fifth with Odom in no real danger was booed by the live crowd.
Featherweights: Jorge Diaz TKO-3 Rafael Lora
Once again, a strange call by referee Sparkle Lee, who took a shot to the back of the head that put Lora on the canvas and awarded the fight by TKO to Diaz (16-1, 10 KO). Lora drops to 11-7 (5 KO) with his seventh straight loss.
Bantamweights: Miguel Cartagena TKO-2 Christian Cruz
Cartagena improves to 3-0 (2 KO) with the easy stoppage of Cruz (3-3, 3 KO).
Lightweights: Terence Crawford UD-8 Angel Rios
Crawford (15-0, 11 KO) had no trouble with Rios (9-7, 6 KO) in this one, beating him up and winning on shutout scores of 80-72, 80-72 and 80-71. Rios is slated to fight Jose Benavidez Jr on the 17th in Arizona, which probably shouldn't be happening.