Top 10 contenders Oscar Valdez (17-0, 14 KOs) from Nogales, Sonora, Mexico and Jesse “Hard Work” Hart (17-0, 14 KOs), from Philadelphia, PA., star in separate bouts on the September 11 edition of Metro PCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV.
Valdez takes on Chris “The Hitman” Avalos (26-3, 19 KOs), from Lancaster, Calif., and Hart will battle with Aaron Pryor Jr. (19-8-1, 12 KOs), from Cincinnati.
Oscar Valdez vs. Chris Avalos
Valdez dominated Avalos, stopping him in Round 5.
Jesse Hart vs. Aaron Pryor Jr.
Jesse Hart stopped Aaron Pryor Jr. in Round 9. The one-sided bout came to a halt after referee Tony Weeks had seen enough.
Egor Mekhontsev vs. Jackson Junior
Egor Mekhontsev stayed golden, defeating Jackson Junior by scores of 77-73,77-74, and 77-74 respectively.
Mike Reed vs. Antonio Canas
Mike “Yes indeed” Reed improved to 16-0, besting Antonio Canas.
Reed viciously attacked Canos body and eventually the blows became too much to handle for Canos.
Canos fell to the canvas in Round 5 and bounced back up but could not handle Reed’s ripping hooks to the body and fell once more at the end of the fifth round, where the referee had seen enough and stopped the bout.
Erick De Leon vs. Angel Hernandez
Hernandez won a decision over De Leon with scores of 60-54, three times.
Frankie Winton vs. Thomas Smith
The Dallas, Texas native, Thomas “El Gato Negro” Smith defeated Omaha’s Frankie Winton via unanimous decision with all three scores reading 40-35.
Smith sealed the win with a knockdown in the fourth and final round.