Wednesday night in the latest edition of the popular Broadway Boxing series, DiBella Entertainment and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's SMS Promotions staged an exciting nine-bout card before a sold-out crowd at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in NYC. Headlining the card was New York junior middleweight fan-favorite and West Point Cadet graduate Boyd Melson taking on fellow New Yorker Jason Thompson in a rematch of their first bout which was ruled a draw.
Melson looked very calm and boxed well from the outset, keeping his distance and landing with hard shots from a southpaw stance.
The middle rounds got interesting though as Thompson was able to close the gap and turning the bout into a bit of a war.
Thompson opened a nasty cut over the right eye of Melson in the sixth round causing the referee to call a time out so the ringside physician could get a closer look. With blood streaming down his face, Melson smiled at the doctor, telling him that there was no way he was stopping the fight...