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PBC on CBS - Barthelemy vs DeMarco: Live streaming results and round by round coverage

Rances Barthelemy faces Antonio DeMarco in the PBC on CBS main event this afternoon.

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Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

HEY! It's boxing! Live boxing! On a Sunday afternoon! Today at 4 pm EST on CBS, PBC is back once again with a doubleheader from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, featuring former 130-pound titleholder Rances Barthelemy against former 135-pound titleholder Antonio DeMarco in the main event.

Barthelemy (22-0, 13 KO) is now campaigning at 140 pounds, skipping the lightweight division. This will be his second fight at the weight, after beating Angino Perez on March 26, stopping him in the second round. DeMarco (31-4-1, 23 KO) won three fights at welterweight after his 2012 loss to Adrien Broner, but lost in his last outing against Jessie Vargas in November of last year.

In the co-feature, welterweights Sammy Vasquez (18-0, 13 KO) and Wale Omotoso (25-1, 21 KO) will meet in a 10-round bout. Vasquez became a local draw in Pittsburgh, and now the 29-year-old is looking to step into the national spotlight. Omotoso, 30, has won two straight since a 2013 loss to Jessie Vargas.

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Rances Barthelemy def. Antonio DeMarco by unanimous decision (99-89, 99-89, 99-89)

Sammy Vasquez Jr def. Wale Omotoso by unanimous decision (98-92, 98-92, 98-92)

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Round 1: Barthelemy looking like the far more skilled fighter. Probably because he is. DeMarco is going to need something big, otherwise it looks like he'll be outclassed. Barthelemy 10-9

Round 2: So far this is a very predictable fight. Barthelemy moving, working a little, showing his big speed and skill advantages. Barthelemy switching stances repeatedly and looking to be in a different league. Barthelemy 10-9, 20-18

Round 3: Barthelemy is really schooling DeMarco. He's picking him off, landing some hard body shots, and seems to have DeMarco perfectly scouted, as Virgil Hunter says. Barthelemy caps the round with another good shot. Barthelemy 10-9, 30-27

Round 4: Down goes DeMarco with a minute left in this round! Prior to that it was further domination by Barthelemy. Barthelemy keeps ripping him with good shots to close the round. This is not even close. Barthelemy 10-8, 40-35

Round 5: Barthelemy trying to bait DeMarco with a lazy jab, as Paulie points out. Even not pressing, Barthelemy is just toying with DeMarco. Different levels of fighter. Barthelemy 10-9, 50-44

Round 6: There's not much to talk about here. The fight was over rounds ago barring DeMarco landing a home run punch. He's out of his depth and Barthelemy is playing with him. Barthelemy 10-9, 60-53

Round 7: Same. I don't mean to say this isn't a good performance from Barthelemy. It is, and very much so. Even if we concede that DeMarco is a gatekeeper at best right now, Barthelemy's skill is obvious, and in a division that's about to be wide open, he's probably top 10 just on talent. Barthelemy 10-9, 70-62

Round 8: Barthelemy dominates further. He does get warned for low blows to the hips. Barthelemy 10-9, 80-71

Round 9: Barthelemy loses a point this round for the low blows, which is fair, but he's also continuing to beat up DeMarco. Barthelemy 10-9, -1 for Barthelemy, 89-80

Round 10: Barthelemy dominates one more round, and we're done here. Barthelemy 10-9, 99-89


Round 1: Southpaw Vasquez comes out jabbing and closing the distance. Omotoso comes out looking like he always has, hunting for single shots. Good little counter hook from Omotoso gets in. Vasquez doing very nicely early here, looking sharp right away, leading the action, changing his attack and the levels. Good round for Vasquez. Vasquez 10-9

Round 2: Vasquez looking very comfortable out there, pretty much having his way against Omotoso and picking him apart at will. Omotoso is looking for the big shot, and that might not be the worst idea because Vasquez can be hit, but so far Sammy is putting it on him. Good body shots, good head shots, the straight left landing nicely and the jab leading it all. Vasquez 10-9, 20-18

Round 3: I'm really impressed with how sharp Vasquez is looking today. He's really sharpshooting nicely and is on his toes, conscious of Omotoso's power potential, but not giving any ground for that. He's taking him apart so far. Vasquez 10-9, 30-27

Round 4: Omotoso starting to time just a little bit better this around, landing a couple decent hooks and scraping Vasquez with a right hand, too. Found some rhythm this round and landed over Vasquez's low guard. Omotoso 10-9, Vasquez 39-37

Round 5: Vasquez's combination punching is really effective, and a mouthpiece goes a-flyin' with about 1:15 left in the round. It's Omotoso's, as the two are both throwing. This is some nice action. A relaxing Sunday afternoon display of violence. If Omotoso had any momentum after the fourth, Vasquez took it in the fifth. Vasquez 10-9, 49-46

Round 6: Omotoso ready to throw more, but Vasquez is the guy landing the sharper, snappier punches, mostly with his left hand. Good lead lefts, and he's able to slip Omotoso's shots in exchange, and then sneak in the left as well. Vasquez 10-9, 59-55

Round 7: Omotoso starting this round nicely, and seems to have some answers now. Vasquez's defense is quite penetrable, and Omotoso is showing that. Omotoso rips him with a big shot late in the round, which hurts Vasquez and forces him to tie up and survive the round. Omotoso 10-9, Vasquez 68-65

Round 8: Omotoso comes out immediately throwing the heavy right hand, and it's landing. Vasquez being drawn into a firefight, which is questionable on his end. Left hand Vasquez wobbles Omotoso! Lucky Boy laying back a hair more after that, but then comes back for the home run shots. Another big left from Vasquez! Fists flying in the final minute! Vasquez with a really nice body shot, and then another big left. Omotoso is still dangerous, but Vasquez's superior technique is winning the day. Vasquez 10-9, 78-74

Round 9: Omotoso probably needs a miracle at this point. Farhood has it 8-0. Vasquez controlling the first half of this round, but Omotoso landing some heavy counters, too. Vasquez wearing the crimson mask with a cut on the right side of his head, worse than the one from earlier on the left side. Long right bounces off Vasquez's forehead, but Vasquez probably has this round in hand, too, with some good left hands. This has been a really fun fight. Vasquez 10-9, 88-83

Round 10: Omotoso is coming out very aggressively to start this round, and that should be his plan, obviously, so that's nice to see. He's on a seek and destroy mission right now. It's almost certainly stop Vasquez, or lose. One of two options. Now Vasquez pounding on the body, too! Those have slowed Omotoso down, even momentarily shut him down. 50 seconds left, and Vasquez is landing clean shots still. Vasquez closes strong. Vasquez 10-9, 98-92

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