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Pacquiao vs Vargas: Results from preliminary undercard

Two Olympians made successful pro debuts tonight in Las Vegas.

Teofimo Lopez Jr. v Ishwar Siqueiros Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Robson Conceição UD-6 Clay Burns

Conceição won gold in Rio, the first Brazilian fighter to ever win an Olympic gold medal, and made his pro debut here against a scrappy if outclassed Clay Burns, a 29-year-old fighter from Louisiana. Burns was shut out in his previous fight against Floyd Mayweather Sr prospect Devin Haney, and was shut out again here, just out of his depth in terms of talent. Conceição is 28 and an amateur veteran, so he might get fast tracked, as we’ve seen with some other recent standout amateurs.

Teofimo Lopez Jr KO-2 Ishwar Siqueiros

Lopez, another Olympian, scored the big second round KO, dropping Siqueiros twice in the first round. It will also be officially noted that Lopez, 19, was dropped in the first round himself, as his glove scraped the canvas late in the round when he got a little wild and got clipped with a shot. Lopez fought for Honduras but is a native of Brooklyn, and has very big upside.

Alexander Besputin RTD-6 Azael Cosio

25-year-old Besputin will settle in at welterweight, and did a number of Cosio in this one. Besputin is another Russian trained by Robert Garcia, which is a fun mix of approaches.

Fernando Fuentes UD-6 Que Xu

A minor upset here, as Fuentes came in with a record just over .500, while Xu was 9-1-1. Scores were 58-56, 58-56, and 58-55.

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