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Report/gallery: Matthysse vs. Ajose

Ringside by Anthony Springer Jr. & Andreas Hale
Photos by Mary Ann Owen / BoxinginLasVegas.com

Although a much anticipated main event battle between Devon Alexander and Randall Bailey was scrapped due to Bailey’s back injury, the co-featured bout of Shobox’s telecast at the Hard Rock Hotel provided more than enough fireworks to make up for the loss. Unfortunately, all of the explosions came courtesy of Lucas Matthysse detonating bombs on Olusegun Ajose’s chin before finally getting the Nigerian to succumb to the devastation at the 2:59 mark in the 10th round and claim the interim WBC super lightweight title.

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