- Lucas Santamaria UD-10 Mykal Fox (96-93, 97-92, 99-90)
- Vito Mielnicki Jr TKO-2 Chris Rollins (2:19)
- Michael Coffie TKO-5 Luis Pena (1:35)
- Jamal James UD-12 Thomas Dulorme (115-113, 116-112, 117-111)
- Omar Juarez UD-6 Willie Shaw (58-56, 59-55, 60-54)
- David Morrell Jr UD-12 Lennox Allen (118-110, 119-109, 120-108)
Round By Round
Jamal James vs Thomas Dulorme
Round 1: Jab to the body lands for Dulorme. Dulorme tries to more jabs that fall short. Jab to the body makes contact for Dulorme again. James misses on two head shots as Dulorme gets low. Left hook to the body makes contact for Dulorme. Dulorme slips a jab from James and steps forward before missing on a wide right hook. Left to the body scores for Dulorme again. James jabs and moves on the outside as he tries to keep the range. Straight right to the body lands for Dulorme. Dulorme 10-9.
Round 2: Double jab comes from James but doesn’t land clean. More jabs come from James but they’re mostly missing but keeping Dulorme thinking about how he’ll close the distance. Right hand to the body makes contact for Dulorme again. Left hook and jab to the body, then a couple of body shots for Dulorme. James tries a right hand over the top and makes partial contact. Three body shots lands for Dulorme as he backs James along the ropes. Lead right hand lands well for James. A few punches come from James but most don’t land well. Left to the body lands for Dulorme. Dulorme tries to double up the left hand and then lands a hard right hand to the head. Dulorme 10-9, 20-18.
Round 3: Double jab comes from James as he tries to find the range. Both fighters trade and Dulorme lands the harder shot. Right to the body lands for Dulorme. Another right and left lands downstairs for Dulorme before James comes back with his own body shot. Dulorme puts up a high guard and walks James down and tries a right hand that glances off James. Right to the body lands for Dulorme this time. Right hook from Dulorme makes partial contact and James is bleeding a little from the nose. Right hand lands upstairs for James as he tries to mount an offensive. Right to the body and the head lands for James. Right hook from Dulorme makes a little contact upstairs. Double left hand lands for Dulorme. I think Dulorme is still landing the better punches. Dulorme 10-9.
Round 4: Dulorme misses on a jab. Right hand lead lands for James. James jabs and moves but takes a right hand to the body. James circles out but Dulorme stays with him and but takes a shot to the body. Left hook to the body and head followed by a right hand to the body lands for Dulorme. James lands a stiff jab as Dulorme comes in. James lands a right hand with Dulorme walking in. Jab lands this time for James as he circles out again. Close round, I’ll edge this one to James. James 10-9, 37-39.
Round 5: James measures with a jab but Dulorme comes right in with a strong attack to the body. Double left hook to the body lands for Dulorme. Right hand to the body lands for Dulorme. Two hooks from James get ducked by Dulorme. Dulorme lands a hook to the body. Left to the body makes contact for James, then a right hand. Jab lands upstairs for Dulorme this time. Right hand lead lands for James upstairs. Both fighters exchange power shots at center ring. Right hand from Dulorme glances off James. Right hand lead makes some contact for Dulorme. Dulorme 10-9.
Round 6: James throws a few jabs that get slipped and Dulorme tries to pour on the pressure by staying right in James’ face. Both fighters trade body shots. Two body shots land well for Dulorme, then a hook upstairs. Left hook lands on the inside for James. Both fighters trade body shots again and Dulorme seems to be getting better leverage on his shots. Dulorme gets warned for hitt ing behind the head. Clean combination lands for James as he tees off with a long flurry of punches with Dulorme covering up. Dulorme gets another stern warning for hitting behind the head when James is holding Dulorme’s arm. James. James 10-9, 56-58.
Round 7: James measures with a jab and partially lands a left hook as Dulorme comes in with almost reckless abandon. Jab to the body lands for Dulorme. Straight right to the body lands for James. Dulorme responds with his own body shot. Double left to the body comes from Dulorme. James gets in a right uppercut to the head. Dulorme continues to come forward and throwing big power shots whenever he can. James misses on three straight punches but then lands a couple of right hands to the head. James 10-9.
Round 8: Dulorme comes out pressing and James throws a quick combination and maybe lands one. Hard fight to the body lands for Dulorme, then another. Dulorme misses on a right hand to the body and James lands a check hook upstairs. Right hand to the body makes glancing contact and James throws a one-two that makes contact. Left to the body lands for James. Several hard hooks to the body get mostly blocked by James. James 10-9, 76-76.
Round 9: Left and right hand makes contact for James. Straight right hand pierces Dulorme’s guard. Now James lands to the body as Dulorme tries to fire back. Straight right to the body lands for James. James throws another one-two and then circles out. Dulrome falls a little short on body shot. Both fighters trade and land shot at the center of the ring. Right hand lead fro James lands upstairs. Dulorme’s defense has been slipping in the last few rounds. Check hook lands for James. James 10-9.
Round 10: James jabs and then steps out of range of the counter. Dulorme misses on a jab to the body. James throws a few punches as Dulorme walks straight in. Jab lands for James, then a right hand. Dulorme lands a left hook upstairs. Left to the body lands for James. Dulorme falls short on two hooks at mid-range. Jab lands to the body lands for James. Dulorme tries to counter ov the top with a right hand. James lands a body shot and then gets back to his jab. Dulorme makes a late charge in the round but not enough. James 10-9, 96-94.
Round 11: Dulorme misses on a jab to start the round. Dulorme charges forward and throws a volley of left hands at close range. Right hand from James picks off Dulorme coming in. Jab lands to the body lands for Dulorme. Three punches from James get blocked by Dulorme. James jabs and pivots and moves along the outside of the ring. Double left to the body lands for Dulorme. Right hand from James gets in upstairs. Combination from James again makes solid contact. There’s an accidental head clash and the referee takes a look at Dulorme, who isn’t cut. James 10-9.
Round 12: James corner tells him to grab hold of Dulorme on the inside so he can’t land anything big to change the momentum. James jabs and picots and then circles the outside of the ring. Right hand lead lands for James. Dulorme misses on a shot that falls short as he comes in. James is bouncing on his toes and ducks a hook from Dulorme. Jab to the body lands for Dulorme. Double left hook comes from Dulorme and makes partial contact. James lands a right hand upstairs. Right hook from Dulorme makes contact to the body. Jab lands for James. James pops another jab and then works the outside. Jab lands for James again, then a right hand. Dulorme misses on two shots to the body. James 10-9. I’ve got it for James, 116-112.
Omar Juarez vs Willie Shaw
Round 1: Shaw comes out on the move early and hits every corner of the ring. Shaw misses on a lead right after running a few laps. Left hook comes from Juarez. Clean left hook lands upstairs for Juarez. Shaw ducks a couple of punches and then looks to escape. Lead left hand from Shaw misses. Jab lands clean for Juarez. Both fighters trade jabs now. Jab from Juarez makes partial contact. Clean right hand makes contact for Shaw this time, but he still looks to find space to run. Juarez 10-9.
Round 2: Right hand from Shaw misses as Juarez look to land some power. Hook lands for Juarez but Shaw smothers him on the inside. Jab from Shaw falls short. Juarez comes forward with a jab, then one to the body. Lead left hand from Shaw misses. Shaw tries to rattle off a few punches and lands a couple but misses a number wildly. I think Shaw actually controlled the action in this round. Shaw 10-9.
Round 3: Jab lands for Juarez. Shaw misses on his jab and then steps to the side. Double jab from Shaw falls short. Counter right hand makes contact for Shaw upstairs. Lead right from Juarez falls short but follow it up with a couple more that don’t quite land clean. Right hand lead and a left hook lands to the body for Juarez. Right uppercut makes a little contact for Juarez. Juarez just misses with a right hand. Shaw tries a left to the body that doesn’t land well. Juarez 10-9.
Round 4: Juarez comes out with an aggressive posture as he tries to hunt down Shaw. Shaw flashes a jab while using his legs to keep as much space between Juarez and himself as possible. Jab lands to the body for Juarez. Lead left hook from Shaw misses. Shaw goes southpaw and tries a lead left hand that doesn’t land. Jab lands clean for Juarez. Right hand from Shaw misses. Jab lands upstairs for Juarez. Juarez grazes Shaw with a right uppercut. Juarez 10-9.
Round 5: Jab lands for Juarez. Left hook from Juarez makes glancing contact this time. Shaw tries a couple of body shots but then gets back to the outside. Left hook lands to the body for Juarez. Juarez tries to get back to his jab. Overhand right from Shaw misses badly. Both fighters trade shots at center ring and Juarez gets the better of it. Clean right hand lands well for Juarez. Shaw tries a combination but can’t really land any of the punches well. Juarez 10-9.
Round 6: Last round. Juarez comes out pressing behind a jab and Shaw throws some wild shots back and most of them don’t make contact. Three jabs to the body land for Juarez. Left hand gets in for Juarez as Shaw steps forward. Shaw misses on a jab to the body. Juarez jabs but is content to fight responsibly rather than force the action too much — not that Shaw is making it easy. Counter left hook lands for Juarez. Juarez 10-9, 59-55.
David Morrell Jr vs Lennox Allen
Round 1: Allen falls short with a jab. Morrell tries to counter with a straight left hand on the next jab from Allen but can’t find the rnage. Hook lands clean for Allen but Morrell fires back with a combination. Now Morrell lands an uppercut and then several more hard shots to the body and head as Allen gets backed up to the ropes. Double jab comes from Allen but gets blocked. Allen lands a stiff jab upstairs. Jab to the body lands for Allen this time. Morrell fires a few power shots but they’re mostly blocked. Morrell smiling as he presses forward but gets tangled with Allen. Morrell feints a few times and then unloads a barrage of punches as Allen covers up along the ropes. Counter right hook lands for Morrell who sort of taunts Allen at the bell. Morrell 10-9.
Round 2: Measuring jab comes from Morrell who then follows up with a combination as ALlen covers up. Now Allen complains to the referee about Morrell punching behind the head. Both fighters exchange at center ring and Allen tries to flash another double jab. straight left hand lands to the body for Allen, who then blocks a few shots from Morrell. Left hook to the body lands for Morrell. Now Allen lands a hook during an exchange and knocks Morrell off balance. Clean body shot lands for Allen this time. Lead hook makes contact for Allen this time. Clean jabs lands for Allen upstairs. Allen 10-9, 19-19.
Round 3: Allen comes out pressing and Morrell goes back to towards the ropes momentarily. Allen lands a jab to the body, then throws four more upstairs that Morrell mostly blocks. Now Allen lands another shot before Morrell starts unloading some of his own power. Jab and uppercut comes from Allen and makes decent contact. Morrell tries to push Allen against the ropes and throws some power shots that don’t land so clean. Straight left hand misses for Morrell but he then lands some good body shots with Allen along the ropes, who is trying to roll the punches and pick spots to counter. Right hook lands to the body for Morrell, Allen lands a right hook right back to the head. Uppercut lands on the inside for Morrell. Morrell throws another combination with Allen against the ropes. I’m going to edge that round to Morrell. Morrell 10-9.
Round 4: Morrell comes out on the move and then tries to jab to the body but can’t land it well. Double jab gets blocked by Morrell. Allen comes forward with another double jab and looks to go to the body. Jab to the body lands for Allen, then a left hook to the body. Counter hook makes contact for Morrell. Combination comes from Morrell again and Allen in on the ropes trying to roll the punches once again. Both fighters trade jabs at center ring but Morrell throws more punches to follow it up and backs Allen up. Allen misses wildly as Morrell ducks the shot. Morrell 10-9, 39-37.
Round 5: Measuring jab comes from Allen. Two body shots land for Allen. Morrell comes back and throws a few punches. Uppercut makes contact at the end of a three punch combination for Morrell. Allen trying to comes forward and apply pressure but Morrell is meeting him with punches. Right hook to the body lands for Morrell but Allen lands a couple of clean body shots in return. Right hook lands for Morrell upstairs, then an uppercut moments later. Morrell spins Allen to the ropes after getting presses back. A few hard shots from Allen all whiff right before the bell. Morrell 10-9.
Round 6: Allen has a small cut around his eye from what seems to have been a head clash in the last round. Morrell misses on a jab to the body, Allen lands two of his own. Allen lands a straight left to the body before ducking a hook from Morrell. Morrell comes forward with a flurry of punches and Allen is riding the shots and trying to counter. Uppercut from Allen lands low and gets warned for it. Jab lands upstairs for Morrell. Morrell throws a few more punches but doesn’t land them clean. Morrell lands a couple body shots in his next combination. Double left hand lands clean to the head of Allen. Check hook lands for Morrell. Morrell 10-9, 59-55.
Round 7: Left hand to the body lands for Morrell. Morrell back on the ropes and now Allen lands a shot or two downstairs. Right hook, right uppercut lands well for Morrell. Body shot lands for ALlen in close but Morrell comes back with a couple of uppercuts. Another uppercut and hook lands for Morrell. Hard left hook to the body lands for Morrell. Overhand left lands for Morrell this time, but Allen continues to come forward but he’s not punching as much. Morrell dodges a jab to the body from Allen. Double jab from Allen falls a little short but Allen lands a clean left hand upstairs. Not enough, though. Morrell 10-9.
Round 8: Check hook makes partial contact for Morrell. Morrell jabs to the body and then dances away. Jab makes contact upstairs for Morrell this time. Left hand lands over the top for Morrell, who is showboating in the ring. Counter jab lands for Morrell. Double jab from Allen misses upstairs. Combination from Morrell forces Allen back as he has to defend himself. Allen digs to the body with a couple of body shots but Morrell comes back with his own power shots. Morrell 10-9, 79-73.
Round 9: Multiple jabs come from Morrell to start the round and establish his range. Allen tries to bounce around a little as he tries to figure a new approach — this fight has gotten away from him in the last few rounds. Double jab from Allen gets blocked. Both fighters trade at center ring until they get tangled up to force a break. Straight left to the body lands for Allen. Left hook lands at the end of a combination for Morrell, then another one a short time later. Left uppercut lands for Morrell. Straight left hand lands for Morrell as Allen continues to try to walk through fire. Morrell 10-9.
Round 10: Morrell’s corner tells him Allen is about ready to go. Jab makes contact for Allen to start the round. Two hard body shots land for Allen who is coming forward with more ferocity than he has in a long while. Right hook lands for Morrell. Morrell tries another uppercut but has it blocked this time. Right hook lands clean for Morrell to the head. Right uppercut lands for Morrell. Allen rolls a few punches off the ropes but Morrell is smothering his punches. Now after a break Morrell gets space to throw another combination. Allen comes back and lands a shot. Morrell goes to the body and lands one to both sides. Big left hook from Allen misses to end the round. Morrell 10-9. 99-91.
Round 11: Morrell jabs to the body. Allen comes back with a double jab that gets blocked. Morrell feints and then walks into a counter from Allen. Straight left to the body makes some contact for Allen. Allen throws a double jab and backs Morrell up a little. Jab lands to the body for Allen. Morrell throws an ineffective combination but then leans on Allen on the ropes. Double jab comes from Allen again, then a body shot. Morrell lands another shot behind the head. Morrell flurries with Allen on the ropes but doesn’t land much clean. Two more body shots land for Allen at the bell. Allen 10-9.
Round 12: Fighters touch gloves. Allen lands a jab. Allen tries another jab that Morrell ducks. Two body shots come from Allen. Two more body shots come from Allen before a clinch is initiated. Morrell tries three punches but Allen blocks them. Double left hand gets in for Morrell this time. Morrell presses Allen against the ropes and then takes a few body shots from Allen after a break. Allen lands a clean hook upstairs too during an exchange. Jab from Morrell misses. A couple more body shots get in for Allen. Allen 10-9, but in a losing effort. Morrell, 117-111.
Tonight at 8 pm ET on FOX and continuing after at 10 pm ET on FS1, Jamal James and Thomas Dulorme headline a six-fight card from Los Angeles as Premier Boxing Champions returns to FOX airwaves.
Wil Esco will be here for the round by round call on the FOX bouts, and we will continue on with updates and discussion for the FS1 portion of the show.
James, 32, and Dulorme, 30, are set to battle over 12 rounds for the interim WBA welterweight title. (The organization’s “super world” title is held by Manny Pacquiao, and its “world” title is vacant, but they do have a “gold” titleholder, too, in Vergil Ortiz Jr. Boxing is fun.)
James-Dulorme will be the last of the three fights that air on FOX, along with David Morrell Jr vs Lennox Allen for an interim WBA title at 168 pounds, which will open the broadcast, plus junior welterweight Omar Juarez taking on Willie Shaw in an eight-round fight.
After those three fights, coverage moves to FS1, where we’ll see Mykal Fox face Lucas Santamaria in a 10-round welterweight bout, and Vito Mielnicki Jr vs Chris Rollins in a six-round welterweight fight. There is also a swing bout between heavyweights Luis Pena and Michael Coffie, which could air on FOX if there’s time, or will air on FS1.
Full Card (FOX, 8:00 pm ET)
- Jamal James (26-1, 12 KO) vs Thomas Dulorme (25-3-1, 16 KO), welterweights, 12 rounds
- Omar Juarez (7-0, 4 KO) vs Willie Shaw (12-1, 8 KO), junior welterweights, 6 rounds
- David Morrell Jr (2-0, 2 KO) vs Lennox Allen (22-0-1, 14 KO), super middleweights, 12 rounds
Full Card (FS1, 10:00 pm ET)
- Mykal Fox (22-1, 5 KO) vs Lucas Santamaria (10-1-1, 7 KO), welterweights, 10 rounds
- Vito Milenicki Jr (5-0, 3 KO) vs Chris Rollins (3-1, 2 KO), welterweights, 6 rounds
- Luis Pena (6-0, 6 KO) vs Michael Coffie (9-0, 6 KO), heavyweights, 6 rounds