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Friday Night Results - Guerrero, Porter, Dallas all win

Zab Judah was able to pull off an easy win against former lightweight Jose Armando Santa Cruz.
Zab Judah was able to pull off an easy win against former lightweight Jose Armando Santa Cruz.

Southaven, Mississippi

Fernando Guerrero UD10 Ishe Smith - As is the story of Smith's career, he lost rounds where he wasn't active enough, but managed to win rounds on at least two of the cards when he was more active.  Generally, Smith was the more accurate fighter, but Guerrero was able to put a lot of rounds in the bank by just outthrowing Smith by a massive margin.  Smith came on late in the fight, including a flash knockdown in the 8th, but it was just too late. The final scores were 95-93, 96-93 and 97-91, all in favor of Guerrero.  Bad Left Hook officially scored the fight 95-93 for Guerrero, but the 97-91 card was absurdly bad.

Shawn Porter UD10 Ray Robinson - It seems a bit silly that Porter's camp has moved him down from middleweight to welterweight because of his height, but his first fight at 147 comes against a 5'10" southpaw.  There were a number of close rounds, especially early in the fight, but Porter was able to build up a lead late through more accurate punching plus a late knockdown.  Still, both fighters were active and willing to trade, and it was a relatively fun fight.

Mike Dallas Jr. UD8 Lanard Lane - In a rare matchup between undefeated prospects, Dallas used superior height and speed to outbox Lane and make his attack look fairly rudimentary.  Lane was able to take two rounds on all of the cards based on aggression and harder punching, but for the most part Dallas just looked slightly better and slightly more talented.

Newark, New Jersey

Zab Judah TKO3 Jose Armando Santa Cruz - Our full write up of this bout is here.

Sadam Ali TKO3 Julian Edmonds - Edmonds was game, but Ali was just too talented for the fighter.  Ali might be a fighter to watch out for - he throws his punches in combinations, has good handspeed and likes to be the aggressor.

Bolton, England

Matthew Hatton UD12 Yuriy Nuzhnenko - Our full write up of this bout is here.

Martin Murray UD12 Peter Mitrevski Jr. - Murray won the middleweight Commonwealth title and remained undefeated after 12 one-sided rounds against Aussie Mitrevski.  It was somewhat of a mismatch to begin with, so hopefully Murray takes greater challenges in the future.

Scott Quigg TKO9 Gavin Reid - Quigg boxed from the outside to dominate the journeyman Reid.  Quigg, a good looking super bantamweight prospect, should be ready for a step up in class at this point.

Var, France

Leva Kirakosyan KO2 Francisco Nohales - Kirakosyan retains his European super bantamweight title.

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