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Vergil Ortiz Stops Brad Solomon in 5
Vergil Ortiz Jr. (15-0, 15 KOs) of Grand Prairie, Texas scored a fifth round stoppage over Brad "King" Solomon (28-2, 9 KOs) of Douglasville, Georgia, Friday night at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California in headlining on DAZN. Ortiz dropped Solomon a pair of times before the referee called a halt to the bout.
In the co-main event, Alberto "Explosivo" Machado (22-2, 18 KOs) of San Juan, Puerto Rico stopped Luis Porozo (14-2, 7 KOs) of Santo Domingo, Ecuador via knockout in the second round of a 10-round lightweight fight. Machado won with time of 2:59 of the aforementioned round.
Bektemir "Bully" Melikuziev (4-0, 3 KOs) of Indio, Calif. defeated Vaughn Alexander (15-4, 9 KOs) of St. Louis, Missouri via unanimous decision to successfully defend the WBA Continental Americas Super Middleweight Title in a 10-round bout. Melikuziev won with three scores of 100-90. Alexis "Lex" Rocha (15-0, 10 KOs) of Santa Ana, Calif. stopped Roberto Valenzuela (17-2, 16 KOs) of Sonora, Mexico via knockout at the end of the third to successfully defend his WBC Continental Americas Welterweight Title in a 10-round fight. Rocha won with time of 3:00 of the just-mentioned round. Luis Feliciano (14-0 8 KOs) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin defeated Herbert "Ace" Acevedo (16-3-1, 6 KOs) of Garden City, Kansas via unanimous decision to retain his NABF Super Lightweight Title in a 10-round brawl. Feliciano won with scores of 91-92, 100-89 and 99-90. Erik Bazinyan (24-0, 18 KOs) of Quebec, Canada beat Saul Roman (45-14, 37 KOs) of Tijuana, Mexico via knockout in the third round of a super middleweight fight originally scheduled for eight rounds. Bazinyan won with a time of 0:46 of the round just mentioned. Ferdinand "Lucky Boy" Kerobyan (13-1, 8 KOs) of North Hollywood, Calif. stopped Fernando Carcamo (23-11, 18 KOs) of Sonora, Mexico via knockout at 1:46 of the first round of an eight-round super welterweight fight. Serhii Bohachuck (17-0, 17 KOs) of Big Bear, Calif. defeated Carlos Galvan (17-10, 16 KOs) of Apartado, Colorado via knockout in the fifth round of an eight-round super welterweight bout. Bohachuck won with time of 1:40 of the aforementioned round.