ESPN2 Friday Night Fights Results
Chris Arreola vs. Kendrick Releford
May 27, 2011
Reno Events Center
IBF Heavyweight Title Eliminator Bout (12 Rds)
Tony Thompson (36-2, 24 KOs) wins by TKO at 1:51 of the 3d rd over Maurice Harris (24-15-2, 10 KOs)
In the second round, Harris was hurt by a right hook - Thompson followed up with four punches, then
landed another right hook that sent Harris down (up at the count of eight). In the third round, Harris went
down from an overhand right (up at the count of four). The fight resumed and Thompson pretty much had his
way with Harris - hitting him at will. And after a visibly tired Harris was just covering up trying to avoid
punches, the ref stepped in and stopped the bout.
Jr. Middleweight Bout (6 Rds)
Javier Molina (7-0 4 KOs) wins a unanimous decision over David Lopez (3-6-3) - Judges scored the bout
60-53, 59-54, 59-54 for Molina. In the first round, Lopez downed with a straight right (up at the count of four).
Heavyweight Bout (10 Rds)
Chris Arreola (32-2, 28 KOs) wins by TKO at 2:43 of the 7th rd over Kendrick Releford (22-15-2, 10 KOs)
In the sixth round, Releford took a knee from an accumulation of punches, capped off by a left uppercut,
straight right combo (up at the count of five). In the seventh round, Releford got was hurt with a left hook,
then got tagged with a right uppercut, left hook combo prompting the ref to jump in and stop the bout.