Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 3/8/12
Perez defeats Figueroa; Boyd Melson Upset; Badou Jack & Will Rosinsky Win Earlier tonight from BB King Blues Club and Grill in mid town Manhattan, DiBella Entertainment presented a thrilling nine bout card, that left the sold-out crowd in attendance begging for more. Headlining the card was an intriguing welterweight match-up between Newark's up-and-coming prospect Alex Perez, who was stepping way up in class as he took on former NABF light welterweight champion, the Bronx's always entertaining, Francisco "El Gato" Figueroa in a 10-round welterweight showdown. Fresh off his impressive showing on the last Broadway Boxing card in January, Perez was very impressive as he was able to pass a major test winning a well-deserved unanimous decision over Figueroa. In the early going Perez seemed to be too big and too strong for the much shorter Figueroa.   Midway through the fourth a big right hook sent Figueroa to the canvas.  Figueroa was able to beat the count though and ma...
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