VARMALL, JR – CAPERS BATTLE TO A DRAW
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The opening fight of the night was a bit of a shocker, with Louisiana knockout artist Alvin Varmall, Jr. (6-0-1, 6 KOs) being forced to settle for a majority draw with gritty veteran Lamont Capers (5-7-1, 0 KOs) of Brooklyn. Varmall approached Capers with a Tyson-esque head movement but was never able to get off the kind of shots he landed in his first six professional bouts. Capers pulled Varmall into the clinch anytime he got close and just never allowed him to get going. When the six frames of this bout concluded, the cards read 58-56 (Capers) and 57-57 twice to deem it a majority draw.