Found August 10, 2013 on The Queensbury Rules:
Continuing their recent run of competitive fights, ESPN2 put on a fun show from Cabazon, Calif. on Friday Night Fights. In the main event, Russian Rustam Nugaev (25-6-1, 15 KO) stopped Jose Hernandez (14-7-1, 6 KO) in the 5th round of a scheduled 10 round lightweight fight. Despite both being quite tall for the 135-lb. class, Nugaev and Hernandez took the fight to close quarters immediately. Midway through the 1st round, it became clear that Nugaev's chopping left hooks were going to tell in the fight. His shorter, more compact combinations were not as visually pleasing as Hernandez' shots, but they landed with greater frequency and accuracy, staggering Hernandez twice. Despite his altered equilibrium, Hernandez fired back with big shots of his own, none of which elicited more than a smile from Nugaev. The next few rounds played similarly to the 1st: Hernandez countering effectively, but ultimately outworked by Nugaev, who appeared totally unwilling to let an exchang...

FNF weigh-in results: Rustam Nugaev in action, Pedraza vs. Tolmajyan

Tomorrow night's ESPN Friday Night Fights card takes place at the Morongo Casino, in Cabazon, California. Right here, you'll find the complete weigh-in results for the card, along with photos of the fighters as they squared off. The main event features Rustam Nugaev in action, taking on Jose Hernandez in a lightweight bout. The co-feature showcases hot Team Puerto Rico prospect...

Rustam Nugaev scores KO, Jose Pedraza defeats Gabriel Tolmajyan on FNF

Last night on ESPN "Friday Night Fights", from the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Cabazon, Calif., Russian sluger Rustam Nugaev continued to impress the boxing world with a spectacular performance against a game Jose Hernandez. Both fighters had their moments in the early rounds. Hernandez would land combinations in spurts as did Nugaev, but it was the Russian who did...
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