Welterweight prospect Samuel Vargas scored an impressive first round knockout over Manolis Plaitis at the Hershey Center in Mississauga Ontario, Canada on Saturday night.
Vargas, who improved his record to 9-0-1-(3), claimed the vacant Canadian welterweight title, Plaitis drops to 17-2-1-(8). Immediately after the fight bitter rival Ahmad Cheikho jumped in the ring, took the microphone and demanded a rematch with Vargas. The new champion stopped Cheikho inside five rounds last October.
On the undercard American based Brazilian Michal Oliveira, 17-0-(12), billed as ‘The Brazilian Rocky’ scored a 79-73, 77-75, 77-75 unanimous decision over Sergei Melis,18-8-(7). The Estonian boxer has lost five of his last six fights.
In a Cruiserweight bout Denton Daley,5-0, scored a unanimous six round decision and Mexican Benito Quiroz, 6-2-(6). The scores were 60-54 on all cards.
At Middleweight Brandon Cook,5-0, won a bloody six round unanimous decision over Chris Aucoin ,4-6-1. In a tough fight both men were men cut.
In other action lightweight Steven Wilcox scored second round tko win on his debut against Nicholas Valcourt
February 11, 2012