Cuban former heavyweight Mike Perez returned to the ring and proved he nonetheless has his energy by knocking out Tony Salam in 4 rounds on the Atlantis The Palm Resort in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
As soon as a heavyweight with extra baggage, Perez is now an ultra-slim health fanatic and appears in incredible form.
The 35-year-old fighter scored a technical knockout over a gritty African challenger and captured the pioneer group’s regional belt with a convincing and convincing efficiency.
After taking a break since 2018 and having to endure inactivity because of the pandemic, the West Indian has new challenges in his profession, and an important one is to combat for a world title.
The combat was a very good signal for Perez, who confronted an opponent with good punching energy and got here with three wins in a row.
Perez improved his report to 25 wins, three losses, one draw, and 16 knockouts, whereas Salam dropped his to 14 wins, three losses, and 9 knockouts.
Raymond Ford had a wonderful efficiency within the undercard of Matchroom’s Struggle Camp Week 3 this Saturday. He defeated Reece Bellotti within the third spherical.
Ford made his second skilled combat in England and his first since 2019. The 22-year-old encountered an aggressive opponent in Bellotti however may decipher his rival quick to win early within the contest.
The American knew how one can stroll the ring and assault his opponent with combos. Within the third spherical, he linked Bellotti on a counterattack and put him in a weak situation. He went on the assault, and, given the variety of punches he was connecting with, the referee determined that it was sufficient.
It’s the first skilled title gained by Ford, the brand new continental champion of the pioneer physique.
Additionally, he bought his ninth victory. On his report, he has a draw and 5 KOs. For his half, Bellotti now has a report of 14 wins, 5 losses, and 12 KOs.
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