By Jake Donovan - A headbutt cut short the super welterweight eliminator between Vanes Martirosyan and Erislandy Lara, just 0:26 into round nine.
Even with the round scored, the bout still resulted in a technical split decision draw. Scores were 86-85 Martirosyan, 87-84 Lara and 86-86 even.
The bout was to determine the mandatory challenger to unbeaten titlist Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez. A rematch will presumably be ordered, which means yet another optional defense for Alvarez, who has managed to avoid any semblance of a tough challenge since being given the belt last March. [Click Here To Read More