Several fights have already taken place Saturday night at Thomas & Mack Center, where Timothy Bradley will defend his welterweight title against Juan Manuel Marquez (on HBO pay-per-view).
Brad Solomon of Lafayette, La., is now 21-0 after winning an eight-round unanimous decision over Kenny Abril (14-7-1) of Rochester, N.Y., in the welterweight division.
Light heavyweight Trevor McCumby (13-0) of Chicago won a six-round unanimous decision over Eric Watkins (10-5-1) of Morgantown, West Virginia.
Also, Mikael Zewski (21-0, 16 KOs) of Canada stopped Albert Herrera (9-10-1) in the fifth round of their welterweight bout that was scheduled for eight rounds. The bout was halted at the request of Herrera’s corner.
Also, Jun Doliguez of the Philippines is now 17-0-1 with 13 knockouts after knocking out Geovanny Caro (23-14-4) of Mexico at 2:59 of the sixth round of their featherweight bout slated for six rounds.