In a clash between unbeaten welterweights, Brian Norman Jr. (26-0, 19 KOs) won a ten round snoozer over Quinton Randall (13-1-1, 3 KOs) on Thursday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. A fight that looked good on paper never heated up. Scores were 99-91, 99-91, 97-93.
Two early knockdowns propelled unbeaten bantamweight Floyd “Cashflow” Diaz (10-0, 3 KOs) to an eight round split decision over Max Ornelas (15-2-1, 5 KOs). Ornelas rallied back to win on one card 76-74, but the other two judges had Diaz up 77-73, and 78-72.
Unbeaten 2020 Olympian middleweight Troy Isley (11-0, 4 KOs) got past Vladimir Hernandez (14-6, 6 KOs) via eight round unanimous decision in a bout that could have gone either way. Scores were 77-75 3x.
Unbeaten lightweight Emiliano “El General” Vargas (8-0, 7 KOs), son of ring legend Fernando Vargas, made quick work of Brandon Mendoza (6-3, 6 KOs). Vargas dropped Mendoza in round one. At the beginning of round two, video showed Mendoza’s glove touched the canvas for a second knockdown in round one. It was all academic as Vargas laid out Mendoza face first 57 seconds into round two.
In a clash between unbeaten heavyweights, Jackson Murray (6-0, 4 KOs) scored a six round unanimous decision over Steven Torres (6-1-1, 6 KOs). Murray dropped Torres in round three en route to a 60-53 3x shutout.
Unbeaten lightweight Abdullah Mason (11-0, 9 KOs) laid out Jose Cardenas (7-2, 5 KOs) with a crushing straight left hand at 1:55 of round two.
Unbeaten jr welterweight Hugo Micallef (9-0, 2 KOs) was victorious when Sergio Odabai (6-2-1, 3 KOs) remained on his stool after round four. One-sided fight.
Unbeaten super middleweight Giovanni Sarchioto (9-0, 8 KOs) scored a third round KO over Lucas de Abreu (14-5, 11 KOs). Sarchioto finished de Abreu with two knockdowns in round three. Time was 2:06.