WBA Welterweight Champion Keith "One Time" Thurman returned to the ring and defended his title with a majority decision victory over veteran contender Josesito Lopez in the main at the Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York.
Undefeated WBO middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade successfully defended his title against challenger Artur Akavov. Andrade, scoring a technical knockout victory with just 24 seconds left in the 12th and final rouns at at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden and live on DAZN on Friday.
By Marc Livitz: Oscar “Kaboom” Rivas took over half an hour to really and truly come to life on Friday night at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. His heavyweight matchup against Bryant “By By” Jennings was comprised of little true action throughout eleven rounds until the opening minute of the last one saw him cut though Jennings like a buzzsaw.