Boxing Result

Jones stops Lacy; Green next?

Photo: Scott Foster
Photo: Scott Foster

By Drew Amendola at ringside

In a clash of former world champions known for their left hooks, Roy “Captain Hook” Jones, Jr. (54-5, 40 KOs) schooled Jeff “Left Hook” Lacy (25-3, 17 KOs) over ten one-sided rounds on Saturday night at the MS Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Mississippi. An extremely sharp Jones methodically battered Lacy, becoming more dominant as the bout progressed. Over the last few rounds Jones landed almost at will. Lacy’s corner mercifully halted the fight after round ten of the scheduled twelve. It was the first time anyone had ever stopped the durable Lacy. The bout was delayed approximately 30 minutes when the Jones and Lacy camps had a disagreement about the gloves. They both ended up wearing Everlast gloves.
In a clash for the vacant IBO cruiserweight title, two-time world champion Danny “Green Machine” Green (27-3, 24 KOs) set up a possible bout in Australia against Roy Jones Jr. with a fifth round KO against Julio Cesar “La Furia” Dominguez (20-5-1, 14 KOs). Green floored Dominguez in round five and then finished him moments later. Time was 2:53.
Unbeaten BJ “El Peligrosso” Flores (24-0-1, 15 KOs) scored a fourth round stoppage of Epifanio “Diamante” Mendoza (29-8-1, 25 KOs) after Mendoza suffered a shoulder injury and couldn’t continue. WBO #3/WBA #6/WBC #11/IBF #11 Flores was in command before the injury. Time was 1:19.
Jason “The American Boy” Litzau (25-2, 21 KOs) scored an impressive third round TKO over Verquan Kimbrough (21-2-2, 7 KOs). The bout was all Litzau as he pummeled Kimbrough from the opening bell.
Super lightweight “Sugar” Ray Narh (23-1, 20 KOs) dominated journeyman Marteze “Too Sweet” Logan (26-38-2, 6 KOs), dropping him twice in round five to end it. Time was 1:21.
Heavyweight Lenroy “TNT” Thomas moved to 13-1 with 8 KOs after a six-round shutout over 355lb Gabe “Big G” Brown (18-11-4, 12 KOs). Scores were 60-54 across the board.
Australian light heavyweight Daniel “Biff” Baff (11-1-1, 10 KOs) scored a second round KO over late sub Shannon “Trouble” Miller (24-45-8, 18 KOs).

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