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Truax defeats Reid

Photos and report by Jesse Kelley

“Golden” Caleb Truax (16-0-1) stopped Jonathan Reid (34-12) on Saturday night at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis. After a cautious start by both fighters, Truax began to open up in the third round and never looked back, beating a game Reid to the punch with powerful uppercuts and straight rights. Truax dropped Reid with a right-left-right to the head midway through the 9th round. Reid, whose right eye was badly swollen, made it to his feet but was dropped moments later with a right to the body followed by a flurry of head shots before the referee stopped the fight at 2:29 of the ninth round. “I really worked on sitting down on my shots before the fight” said Truax.

“I had a great training camp coming into this fight and the focus on power paid off. I think I am a good boxer, that’s what I do but I wasn’t using my power before like I know I can. I hit him with some hard body shots and I thought I was going to get him out of there in the third and fourth but he was tough and I give him credit.”

In other action, lightweight Ismail Muwendo (7-0) knocked out Mike Maley (3-8) with a straight right to the head at 1:24 of the opening round.

Jeremy McLaurin (8-1) won an exciting 6 round split decision over Joel Flores (3-1). 60-55 and 58-55 for McLaurin, 57-56 for Flores John Schmidt (10-1) won a unanimous decision over Ryan Soft (2-2-1) in a middleweight bout. Scores read 59-55, 59-55, 58-56.




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