Nelson Perez struck initial and managed his direct all the way to the complete line.
The New England-dependent Boricua scored two early knockdowns en route to a 4-spherical, unanimous conclusion victory more than Raymundo Rios. Judges Dave DeJong, John Madfis and Eddie Scuncio all scored the contest 40-34 in favor of Perez in an entertaining but just one-sided junior welterweight affair Friday evening at SNHU Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Rios (3-8-2) arrived out purposeful, having his moments early and a split second absent from producing a incredibly various fight. Both equally fighters exchanged remaining hooks, with Perez just a hair faster in depositing Rios onto the canvas. It improved the tempo of the bout, with Perez (5-, 2KOs) sending Rios to the canvas in spherical two—once once again courtesy of a remaining hook—but not able to set absent the 33-12 months-previous Mexican in acquiring to settle for a details victory.
Khalil Coe was compelled to hold out more than a thirty day period for his next pro battle.
The only accomplishment he located was generating fat this time close to, acquiring to settle for a four-round the greater part selection attract with Aaron Casper (6-4-2, 4KOs). Coe won 39-37 on just one card, overruled by matching scores of 38-38 to produce the attract verdict in the opening bout of the night.
Coe (1–1, 1KO) boxed very well early, although rapidly observed himself at a electricity disadvantage. Casper appeared to assert himself, closing the fight solid in throwing substantive combinations whilst Coe utilized lateral motion in largely enjoying protection down the stretch. It finally price him a earn, nevertheless the tactic seemingly necessarily to overcome tiredness.
The bout was originally owing to choose place October 16 in Fresno. Coe ruined designs soon after missing weight by seven lbs . as he was removed from the demonstrate. The rescheduled affair will come six months just after his pro debut this past Might 29 on the undercard of Devin Haney’s 12-spherical get more than Jorge Linares at Michelob Extremely Arena in Las Vegas.
Thomas O’Toole skipped out on his faculty graduation to shift forward with his next professional gain.
The Irish southpaw fought as if the ceremony was right away to abide by, needing just 91 seconds to knock out Mark Malone (1-1, 0KOs). An overhand left was plenty of to flatten Texas’ Malone, with the struggle ending on the spot at 1:31 of round just one in their cruiserweight bout. O’Toole scored a very first-round knockout in his professional debut two months in the past in Dedham, Massachusetts.
A 4-combat preliminary undercard precedes four title fights which air reside on DAZN commencing at 8:00 pm ET. Headlining the display, Providence’s Demetrius Andrade (30-, 18KOs) attempts the fifth defense of his WBO middleweight title compared to Ireland’s Jason Quigley (19-1, 14KOs).
Jake Donovan is a senior writer for BoxingScene.com. Twitter: @JakeNDaBox