Former IBF light heavyweight champ Glen Johnson, 54-18-2-(37) scored a fourth round tko win over a resilient Jaime Velazquez, 11-6-2, at “Home Sweet Home,” card presented by Classic Entertainment & Sports in Lincoln, Rhode Island on Friday.
Velazquez, from Pawtucket, R.I., making his first appearance in 15 years, looked impressive early on gave but Johnson stepped up the pace in the fourth round to hurt Velazquez with a body shot, sending Velazquez crashing backwards onto the ropes.
Velazquez struggled to stay on his feet before an overhand right by Johnson sent him crashing back into the ropes for a second time, forcing Velazquez’s trainer, Roland Estrada, to throw in the towel after 1 59 of the fourth session.
super featherweight Toka Kahn Clary w tko 2 Carlos Fulgencio
middleweight Thomas Falowo w tko 3 Jaison Palomeque
cruiserweight Alvin Jr Varmall w ko 3 Andre Ward
Middleweight Kevin Harrison w pts 4 Antonio Chaves Fernandez
February 21, 2014