By Reynaldo Sanchez
BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida - Former world champion Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver (30-6, 21 KOs), 45-years-old, returned to the ring after a long layoff, now as a heavyweight, dropped Mike Sheppard (21-16-1, 9 KOs) three times in the fourth round to score a TKO victory.
Bantamweight prospect Randy Caballero (20-0, 12 KOs) dropped Jessy Cruz (10-5-1, 4 KOs) twice for a seventh round technical knockout.
Light heavyweight prospect Thomas Williams Jr. (15-0, 10 KOs) secured a ten round unanimous decision over very experienced veteran Yusaf Mack (31-7-2, 17 KOs). The scores were 99-91, 98-92 and 98-92.
Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz (18-0, 15 KOs) drilled Alex Gonzalez (20-9, 10 KOs) for a first round TKO victory.
Heavyweight prospect Dominic Breazale (8-0, 8 KOs) stopped Keith Barr (11-5, 3 KOs) in two rounds.
Highly regarded welterweight prospect Erickson Lubin (1-0, 1 KO) made his pro debut with a very quick first round stoppage of Eric De Jesus (1-1, 1 KO).
Lightweight Albert Bell (3-0, 1 KO) picked up a four round unanimous decision win over Angel Hernandez (1-3). All three judges had it scored 39-37.
Featherweight prospect Dennis Galarza (1-0, 1 KO) made his pro debut, taking out Harold Torres (0-4) in the first round.