By Andreas Hale at ringside
WBC super featherweight champion Humberto Soto (48-7-2, 31 KOs) defended his title with a ninth round knockout over Benoit Gaudet (20-2, 7 KOs). Soto dropped Gaudet in round one, and then floored Gaudet twice in the ninth round. Referee Jay Nady called a halt at 2:25 after the third knockdown.
Rising middleweight star and one of boxing’s hottest prospects, Daniel “The Golden Child” Jacobs (16-0, 14 KOs) scored a one-sided eight round unanimous decision over Mike Walker (19-1-2, 12 KOs). Scores were 80-72, 80-72, 79-73.
Former two-time world amateur champion and Russian Olympian Matt Korobov (5-0, 5 KOs) demolished Anthony Bartinelli (20-13-2, 13 KOs), scoring a second round TKO in a middleweight. Korobov dropped Bartinelli in the second and got the stoppage with his follow up attack. Time was 2:15.
Jr middleweight Erislandy Lara (5-0, 3 KOs) easily outpointed Chris Gray (11-8) 40-36 on all cards. Lara is a former world amateur champion.
Off TV Results:
Matthew Hatton W8 Ernesto Zepeda (welterweight)
Mike Alvarado W8 Juaquin Gallardo (welterweight)
Abner Mares TKO6 Jonathan Perez (super bantamweight)
Bernabe Concepcion W6 Yogli Herrera (featherweight)
Omar Chavez TKO2 Tyler Ziolowski (welterweight)
Joe Murray W4 Missael Nunez (featherweight)