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Jones Jr Stops Lacy; Flores KOs Mendoza

Biloxi, Mississippi (August 15, 2009)—Roy Jones Jr. stopped Jeff Lacy after the 10th round Saturday night to retain the NABO light heavyweight championship title. Jones cut Lacy's right eye in the third round and both of Lacy's eyes were swelling by the seventh round. Jones is now 54-5 with 40 KOs, Lacy drops to 25-3.

BJ Flores remained undefeated as he boxed well and Epifanio Mendoza retired at 1:19 of round FOUR retain his WBO NABO Cruiserweight title. Flores dominated the fight as he boxed well over the first two rounds and it seemed he hurt his shoulder in the first moments of the round. Mendoza tried to get through the round but Flores jumped on Mendoza with terrific body work..

The fight was stopped at 1:19 of round FOUR for Flores, 200 lbs of Las Vegas and is now 24-0-1 with fifteen knockouts. Mendoza, 197 lbs of Barranquilla, Colombia is now 29-8-1.

POST FIGHT QUOTES

“I was Punching Him and I made him quit”

“I want to say thanks to my father Ray and my trainer Jacob Chavez”

It was only a matter of time before I got him out of there”

“I felt fantastic and that’s what hard work does”

“You can see the difference with a healthy hand”

“I want the performance to speak for itself and I cant wait to fight again. I will be right back in the gym next week”

Article posted on 16.08.2009



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