(Bahodir Mamadjonov, left, and Darley Perez, right; Photo: Carlos Baeza/Thompson Boxing)
Good action traced the dusky landscape of Cabazon, Ca. this evening, as this week's Friday Night Fights from Morongo Casino showcased three unbeaten fighters coming for more than a paycheck.
At the end of the night, Colombian lightweight Darley Perez stood victorious over Uzbekistan native Bahodir Mamadjonov, and habitually entertaining junior featherweight Chris Avalos was made to work for a solid win over Yenifel Vicente over 20 total rounds of milling in which two of three men lost the right to be called "undefeated."
It wasn't all Larry Holmes-Ken Norton type of stuff, but it wasn't all John Ruiz-Hasim Rahman nonsense either, and each of the four fighters on the televised card came to win.
In the main event of the telecast, Perez moved forward to a record of 26-0 (19 KO) with a split decision over Mamadjonov in a fight that was of subtle high qualit...