Cano, de la Hoya and Seldin win in Friday action!
By Ace Freeman (27-Feb-2015)
Pablo Cesar Cano W MD10 Juan Carlos Abreu
All action welterweight Pablo Cesar Cano (29-4-1, 21 KOs) pounded out a close but exciting ten round majority decision over Juan Carlos Abreu (18-2-1, 17 KOs) as seen in the main event Friday night on Fox Sports live from the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. Scores were 96-94, 97-93 with the third tally even at 95-95.
Diego de la Hoya W UD8 Manuel Roman
Super bantamweight prospect Diego de la Hoya (9-0, 6 KOs) scored a wipe-out eight round decision win over veteran Manuel Roman (17-4-3, 6 KOs) by scores of 80-72 on all three cards.
Cletus Seldin TKO 5 Johnny Garcia
In the main event of ESPN2′s “Friday Night Fights” Cletus Seldin (16-0, 13 KOs) pummelled Johnny Garcia (19-3-1, 11 KOs) on route to a fifth round TKO win. Seldin was in control the whole way and really got to Garcia in the fourth and subsequently finished him off in the fifth. THe bout took place at the Paramount Theater in Huntinting, New York in front of a packed house cheering for the local victor.
Taishan Dong W UD4 Roy McCary
Giant heavyweight Taishan Dong (3-0, 2 KOs) of Beijing, China, scored a four round decision over unheralded Roy McCary (3-3, 3 KOs) Friday night on ESPN. Dong scored several knockdowns but was forced to go the distance for the first time winning by virtual shutout scores on all three cards.