Former middleweight world champion Kelly “The Ghost” Pavlik (39-2, 33 KOs) scored a one-sided seventh round TKO over Scott “Cujo” Sigmon (22-4, 12 KOs) in a super middleweight clash on Friday night at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Pavlik promised to punish the talkative Sigmon and that’s what he did as he methodically battered and bloodied Sigmon, who was game and tough but heavily outgunned. The bout was stopped between rounds seven and eight.
Unbeaten featherweight Jesse Magdaleno (10-0, 7 KOs) continued to impress with a first round TKO over 2000 Olympian Carlos Valcarcel (12-5-4, 5 KOs). Magdaleno dropped Varcarcel, then finished him with his follow up barrage. Time was 2:25.
Undefeated light heavyweight and three-time Notre Dame boxing champion Mike Lee (9-0, 5 KOs) outpointed Eliseo Durazo (3-3, 0 KOs) over six rounds. The bout was originally slated for four rounds, but the commission had it listed for six, so six rounds they went. Scores were 59-54 on all cards.
It was all she wrote for Tommy Turner (2-2) after he baited Rudy Puga (3-0) into delivering an overhand right in the first round. Puga continued the onslaught in the second round, dropping Turner with two left hooks to the body before capping the performance with a left uppercut. Time of stoppage was 2:19
Gerardo Robles (18-10) built up a strong two round lead with two knockdowns to earn a decision win over Roger Gonzalez (27-6. “Speedy” was dropped once with a left hook and again in the second with a body blow. The judges scored the bout 75-75, 76-74 and 76-74.
The Robert Garcia trained Saul Rodriguez improved to 4-0 with effective body punching and a frantic work rate to earn the unanimous decision over Kevin Davila (1-1) in a four round super featherweight bout. Scores were 40-36, 40-36 and 39-37.