If you also missed it live, or just want to watch it again, here's the entire fight. Torres-Holt II:
That's a contender for Round of the Year, huh?
I'd have to think there'll be a Holt-Torres III. A controversial first fight, a 61-second rematch which has some questioning whether or not the damage was done in large part by a clash of heads. The finish punch was pretty, yes, but I want to see these two do it again. Besides, who else is Holt going to fight?
Lamont Peterson beat Rogelio Castaneda, Jr., via 9th round TKO in the opener. I am told it stunk. I am not surprised.
I want to revise my top 10 at 140, which I last did in May after Witter-Bradley:
1. Ricky Hatton (1)
2. Paulie Malignaggi (2)
3. Kendall Holt (4) -- I have no idea how The Ring didn't have Holt ranked in the division
4. Ricardo Torres (3) -- a 61-second loss doesn't plummet his standing
5. Timothy Bradley (5)
6. Junior Witter (6)
7. Andreas Kotelnik (8)
8. Herman Ngoudjo (7)
9. Juan Urango (10)
10. Vivian Harris (9)
The last four: Ngoudjo slips a little because I think his fight with Paulie Malignaggi (which I had him winning, 115-113) was a career-best effort from him. He didn't look as fast against Souleymane M'baye, and had he fought Kotelnik that night, I think he would have lost. And that's really the spirit of the list. Urango jumps Harris because I'm even more unsure about Harris as he stays inactive.