VALDEZ ROARS IN WIN IN VEGAS
@oscarvaldez56 Oscar Valdez (18-0, 15 KOs) scored an impressive fifth round TKO over former world title challenger Chris “The Hitman” Avalos (26-4, 19 KOs) on Friday night at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Valdez was very sharp, dropping Avalos in round three and rocking him in rounds four and five. The fight was waved off at 1:17 of round five.
#ValdezAvalos – Featherweights
Friday, September 11th
LAS VEGAS – Top 10 contenders ÓSCAR VALDEZ @OscarValdez56 ,JESSE “HARD WORK” HART @1HardWorkHart and CHRIS “THE HITMAN” AVALOS and AARON PRYOR JR. headline the fall season debut of “The MetroPCS #FridayNightKnockouts on @truTV,” kicking off the Mexican Independence Day weekend on Friday, September 11, at The Chelsea inside THE COSMOPOLITAN OF LAS VEGAS. The fight will be televised live on truTV, beginning at 10 p.m. EDT/PDT. The telecast will open with Hart defending his North American Boxing Organization (NABO) and United States Boxing Association (USBA) super middleweight championship titles against contender Pryor, followed by the featherweight battle between Valdez and Avalos. Both bouts are scheduled for 10 rounds. The live boxing series is presented by @truTV and Top Rank®, and produced in association with HBO Sports® @trboxing @MrGardyroots @ToddDuboef @Bradleyajacobs @FrankStea @Boxeolarevista @BobArum @CarlMoretti @JasonMTang @crystinaponcher Photo Credits: @4MikeyWilliams @ChrisFarinaphoto @cosmopolitan_lv