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Avalos beats Francisco in war; Tapia stops Han in battle of unbeatens

By Butch Gottlieb/Boxinginlasvegas.com
Photo: Mary Ann Owen

In a jr featherweight war, Chris “The Hitman” Avalos (23-2, 16 KOs) scored a crowd-pleasing ten round unanimous decision over former WBA interim super flyweight titlist Drian “Gintong Kamao” Francisco (24-2-1, 19 KOs) on Friday night at Texas Station Casino in Las Vegas. It was a close and hard-fought bout that featured many vicious exchanges. The younger Avalos had more late to pull away to a 96-94, 97-93, 97-93. Avalos won the NABO title.

In a highly anticipated showdown between two young undefeated jr middleweights, Glen Tapia (19-0, 11 KOs) of Passaic, N.J. scored a bloody eight round TKO over Abie Han (19-1, 12 KOs) of El Paso, Texas. Tapia went right after Han in round one and worked him over. Han did better in round two. Good two-way action in rounds three and four. Han hurt Tapia with a body shot in round five. Tapia scored a knockdown against the bloody but still game Han in round seven. The fight was stopped after round eight by Han’s corner.

Super featherweights Pedro Toledo (2-0-1-1ND) and Carlos Gonzalez (1-3 1ND) ended at the end of the second round as Gonzalez was cut by an accidental headbutt and could not continue.

Super Featherweight Toka Kahn-Clary (6-0-0-1, 5KOs) dropped a very game Pedro Torres (5-6-2, 4 KOs) in round one and twice in round two prompting referee Robert Byrd to call a stop at 2:58 of the round.

Super middleweight Jesse Hart (7-0, 6 KOs) dropped Eddie Hunter (8-9-2, 2 KOs) in both the first and second rounds and Hunter could not continue causing referee Jay Nady to call a halt to the action at 1:17 of the round.




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