Thompson upsets ex-champ Uzcategui

In his super middleweight debut, former light heavyweight Lionell “Lonnie B” Thompson (22-5, 12 KOs) won a ten round unanimous decision over former IBF world champion and 10:1 favorite Jose “Bolivita” Uzcategui (29-4, 24 KOs) on Saturday night at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. Thompson dropped Uzcategui with a straight right at the end of the first round. Thompson was deducted a point for holding in round four. Uzcategui brought the pressure but was also hit cleanly quite often by Thompson. Scores were 95-94, 96-92, 96-92.

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  • Garbage scoring, sure Thompson scored the knockdown in the opening round, he did way too much running to win , it was all one pot shot at a time offense.

  • Thompson looked good with that movement. True display of hit and not get hit style. Showing supreme athleticism. Look forward to seeing him again.

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