In this bout scheduled for 4 rounds the number 1 ranked amateur super-heavyweight “King” Nikosi Solomon made his anticipated professional debut losing an unanimous decision to Matt Cameron. Cameron won the decision by scoring 2 knockdowns and Solomon losing 2 points in deductions.
In this bout between middle weights 19 year old Nikiti “White Chocolate” Ababiy made his professional debut scoring a knockout victory 28 seconds into the first with vicious body shots.
In this bout between welterweights 20 year old kickboxer turned boxer Reshat Mati “The Albanian Bear” made his pro debut scoring a 3rd round KO victory via a body shot over Adan Ahumada.
A heavyweight bout between upcoming 30 year old Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller and veteran 41 year old Tomasz Adamek. With a record of 21 wins 0 losses Big Baby entered the fight with 90 pound weight advantage weighing in at 317. Former champion Adamek held a record of 53 wins 5 losses with 31 wins coming by knockout. Big Baby stopped Adamek with a 2nd round knockout.
“Worlds Collide” as expected was a closely contested exciting bout for the fans. Thomas Dulorme came out and pressured Vargas stunning him late in the first round and controlling the early rounds. Jessie Vargas picked up the pace turning the fight around winning round 4. Rounds 5 through 9 were close and action packed. In round 10 Jessie Vargas scored a knocked down seeming to pull ahead. Rounds 11 and 12 were close until the last 30 seconds where Thomas Dulorme scored a knockdown. One judge scored the bout 115-111 in favor of Vargas and two scored it even 113-113 resulting in a majority draw.
Nikiti Ababiy and Reshat Mati will be future world champions in their weight classes.
Jarrell Miller should get a title shot by the end of 2019.
Vargas and Dulorme fought a good fight that I scored 115-111 in favor of Dulorme.
What are your thoughts?