Former four division champion Roy Jones Jr. (62-8) picked up his third victory of the year with a brutal 6th round knockout of Eric Watkins (12-10-2) in the Knockout series finally brought to you by NUVOtv.
Jones dominated the action from the opening bell and stopped Watkins at the end of the 6th round with a check left hook that his opponent couldn’t recover from. The official time of the stoppage was 2:59.
In the co-featured bouts, local fan favorite Mike Oliver (26-6-1) was upset by the crafty Jonathan Arrellano (16-6-2) who stopped him with a one punch knockout at the end of the 4th round while promising lightweight Hylon Williams Jr. (16-1-1) battled rugged veteran Jason Litzau (29-3-1) to a split draw.
The final tallies were 79-73 Litzau, 77-75 Williams, and 76-76.
The fight card was promoted by Steven Marcano Promotions and the matches were set by Rick Glaser.
About Knockout: This NUVOtv original series is an intense, action packed boxing competition focusing on world class trainers Floyd Mayweather Sr., Shane Mosley, and John “Iceman” Scully and their chosen athletes. The series follows these athletes’ brutal training regimes as they prepare to go head-to-head, eliminating one fighter at a time, until only one remains – The Winner. Viewers will get an all-access look at not only the trainers, but also the fighters and what inspires them to compete. Brought to you by award winning film and TV director Benny Boom and producer Steven Marcano.