By Ryan Burton
Las Vegas, NV Later this evening, Sharif Bogere and Francisco Contreras square off in a battle of unbeaten lightweights, in a bout that airs live from the Texas Station Casino in Las Vegas on Showtime’s “Shobox: The New Generation” series.
Cameron Krael (0-0-1) and Taylor Larson (0-1-1) battled to a majority draw in a junior welterweight match between local pro debuters, the last (and only second) bout before the cameras begin rolling for the televised portion of the card.
Both fighters had good local fan support. Krael had the height and reach advantage and landed the harder shots but Larson was able to bully his way in and land more consistently. Scores were 39-37 for Larson and 38-38 twice.
The opening bout of the evening was a junior welterweight bout between Ronald Rodriguez (1-1) and Alonso Loeza (0-2-1), with Rodriguez scoring a third round knockout in a wild bout that saw both men hit the canvas.
The action started fast as both fighters fought at a furious pace. Loeza came up big in the second round, as Rodriguez was sent to the canvas hard but was able to beat the count. The action continued in the third round until Rodriguez landed a heavy left hand that spent Loeza to the canvas. Loeza barely beat the 10-count, but referee Russell Mora saw his wobbly legs and correctly waved the fight off at 0:31 of round three.
Bogare-Contreras Early Results From Las Vegas
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Daniel Jacobs vs. Maciej Sulecki Finalized For April 28, HBO Eubank Sr. Admits: My Son Didn't Perform, Didn't Show His Level Video: Mikey Garcia Talks Lomachenko-Linares, Lipinets, More McGuigan: Groves' Shoulder is Massive Concern For Tournament DeGale To Eubank Jr: Now Go Crawl Back Under Your Rock! Photos: David Benavidez Hands a Pure Beating To Ronald Gavril Photos: Victor Ortiz, Devon Alexander Fight To Controversial Draw Photos: Danny Garcia Blasts Brandon Rios With a Monster Shot Thurman: Spence Can Beat Me? I Will Handle Him, Whoop His Ass! Photos: Groves Hands a Bloody Chris Eubank Jr. a Boxing Lesson Photos: Yordenis Ugas Stops Ray Robinson To Secure Spence Video: Brandon Rios Post-Fight Reaction To Knockout, More Video: Thurman, Porter Sit Down and Negotiate Rematch in Vegas Benavidez: I Was Told Gavril Suffered a Broken Jaw, Broken Nose Vincent Feigenbutz With Controversial TKO of Ryno Liebenberg Video: Angel Garcia Post-Fight Reaction To Rios Knockout, More Video: Danny Garcia Post-Fight Reaction To Rios Knockout, More Video: Keith Thurman, Shawn Porter- Confrontation in Las Vegas Photos: Danny Garcia, Shawn Porter - Face To Face, Trade Words Yordenis Ugas is Ready: I Want Errol Spence Next! Victor Ortiz Not Happy With Draw: I Did Enough To Win! Danny Garcia Drills a Very Game Brandon Rios in Ninth Danny Garcia vs. Brandon Rios - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard David Benavidez Beats Down Ronald Gavril, Wins Decision David Benavidez vs. Ronald Gavril II - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Yordenis Ugas Stops Ray Robinson in Seven, Secures Spence Shot Devon Alexander, Victor Ortiz Battle To a Majority Draw Benavidez Intends to ‘Destroy’ Gavril, Solidify Spot in Division Caleb Plant Easily Out-Boxes ‘Porky’ Medina, Remains Unbeaten Danny Garcia vs. Brandon Rios - CompuBox Historical Review Eubank Jr: Did I Underestimate George Groves? Maybe. Hamed Rips Eubank Jr: He Should Retire, Not at Level He Thinks He Is! George Groves vs. Chris Eubank - CompuBox Punch Stats Danny Garcia vs. Brandon Rios - LIVE Results From Las Vegas George Groves Decisions a Bloody Chris Eubank Jr. George Groves vs. Chris Eubank - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Alexander: My Power Surprises People; Ortiz Will Be No Different Ronald Gavril: I'm a Smarter, Stronger Fighter Than Benavidez Sauerland: I Want To See Best Fighting The Best Every Year! Tony Bellew Sides With Groves, Dave Coldwell Picks Eubank
Latest Boxing Video Video: Mikey Garcia Talks Lomachenko-Linares, Lipinets, More Video: Brandon Rios Post-Fight Reaction To Knockout, More Video: Thurman, Porter Sit Down and Negotiate Rematch in Vegas Video: Angel Garcia Post-Fight Reaction To Rios Knockout, More Video: Danny Garcia Post-Fight Reaction To Rios Knockout, More Video: Keith Thurman, Shawn Porter- Confrontation in Las Vegas Video: WBC Prez on Wilder-Ortiz, Usyk-Gassiev, 175 Title, More Video: Ronnie Shields on Lara-Hurd, Charlo vs. Canelo, GGG Video: Malignaggi Talks Mayweather, Broner-Figueroa, More Video: Al Bernstein Breaks Down Joshua-Parker, Showtime Triple
Recent Top Stories
Latest Active Forum Threads