Coming off his first pro loss, former jr welterweight world champion ”Mighty Mo” Maurice Hooker (27-1-3, 18 KOs), fighting at a 144lb catchweight, scored a first round KO over late sub Uriel Perez (19-5, 17 KOs) on Friday night at the Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, Arizona. Hooker battered Perez to the canvas at 2:52.
Former world champion Liam “Beefy” Smith (29-2-1, 16 KOs) scored a ten round unanimous decision over Roberto “Amenaza” Garcia (42-5, 25 KOs) in a middleweight bout. Smith was effective with body shots en route to a 99-91, 99-91, 98-92.
Unbeaten featherweight Raymond Ford (5-0, 2 KOs) scored a first round KO over Francisco Muro (3-7, 0 KOs). Muro down twice. Time was 1:41.
Unbeaten welterweight Reshat Mati (6-0, 4 KOs) scored a first round KO over Rakim Johnson (6-9-1, 5 KOs). Matings dropped Johnson four times. Time was 2:05.
Unbeaten welterweight Josh Kelly (10-0-1, 6 KOs) won a ten round unanimous decision over Winston Campos (31-7-6, 19 KOs). Scores were 99-90, 99-90, 98-91. Kelly dropped Campos in round ten, but Campos survived until the end.
Unbeaten Olympic Gold medalist Daniyar Yeleussinov (9-0, 5 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over Alan Sanchez (20-5-1, 10 KOs).