Former 2x middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs (37-3, 30 KOs) won a tactical twelve round split decision over Gabe Rosado (25-13-1 14 KOs) in a super middleweight clash on Friday night at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Florida. After some seriously hard feelings were expressed in the build-up, the fight was a tactical chess match that never heated up. Scores were 115-113 Rosado, 115-113, 115-113 Jacobs.
In a clash for the IBF Intercontinental welterweight title, 2016 Rio Olympic gold medalist Daniyar Yeleussinov (10-0, 6 KOs) made quick work of former unified 140lb champ Julius Indongo (23-3, 12 KOs). Yeleussinov dropped Indongo in the first round and again in round two. Indongo didn’t wish to continue after the second knockdown. Time was 1:24.
Middleweight Nikita Ababiy (10-0, 6 KOs) struggled to a six round unanimous decision over Brandon Maddox (7-4-1, 5 KOs). Scores were 59-55 3x.
WBO #5, IBF #7, WBC #8 lightweight Emmanuel Tagoe (32-1, 15 KOs) took a ten round majority decision over Mason Menard (36-5, 25 KOs). Scores were 95-95, 96-94 and 98-92.
Unbeaten heavyweight Mahammadrasul Majidov (3-0, 3 KOs) won by third round TKO over previously unbeaten Sahret Delgado (8-0, 7 KOs). A big right hand left Delgado unable to continue.