Zurdo Zooms Past Khatchikian; Rodriguez Impresses
by Derek Bonnett
The Top Rank promoted card on TruTV’s Friday Night KO series produced two important results in the world of professional prizefighting. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas played host as the two televised cards took place in the Chelsea Ballroom.
Gonzalez Breaks Down Viloria; Undercard Action From MSG
By Derek Bonnett from Madison Square Garden
Nicaragua’s Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez met Brian Viloria in a twelve round WBC flyweight contest underneath the Golovkin-Lemiuex Pay-Per-View card. The Co-main event pit Gonzalez, one of today’s pound for pound best, against a future hall of famer in Viloria. The bout, an underrated super fight for fans of the lighter weight divisions, is arguably the most significant flyweight contest since Miguel Canto defended the same WBC belt against Betulio G
Horrific Scoring Marred Orozco Victory
By Derek Bonnett
The primary undercard contest for the Matthysse-Postol showdown presented an intriguing match-up between unbeaten Antonio Orozco and wily veteran Humberto Soto. On paper the match-up was a classic rising contender versus gatekeeper pairing. The combatants did not disappoint as Orozco and Soto pitched a seesaw battle which should have been decided by a razor thin margin.