At the Bubble, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, over ESPN, Top Rank Boxing – Bob Arum, Patriot Promotions Company – Alexander Popov, and Star Boxing – Joe DeGuardia, was to present in the Main Event Joe Smith, Jr. and Maxim Vlasov for the vacant WBO World Light Heavyweight title. Unfortunately Vlasov tested positive for COVID. So, former IBF World Lightweight champion Richard “RC” Commey and Jackson “El Fenix” Marinez moved up to Main Event.
In the Main Event former IBF World Lightweight champion Richard “RC” Commey, 29-3 (26), #136, of Accra, GH, and Bronx, NY, Jackson “El Fenix” Marinez, 19-1 (7), #135 1/2, of Santo Domingo, DR, 10 rounds.
In the first round
NABF Featherweight champ Adam “Blunose” Lopez, 15-2 (6), #126, of Glendale, CA, defeated by majority decision Jason “El Alacrancito” Sanchez, 15-3 (8), #126, of Albuquerque, NM, of 10 rounds.
In the first four rounds Sanchez had the edge rocking Lopez in the fourth round. In the fifth and sixth rounds Lopez started using his jab in taking his two rounds. In the seventh round Lopez hurt Sanchez with a right on the chin. In the eighth and ninth rounds Lopez had the edge. In the tenth and final round Sanchez seemed to pull out the round. Referee was Celestino Ruiz.
Scores were 95-95, 97-93 and 96-94 with this writer 95-95.
Heavyweight Jared “Big Baby” Anderson, 8-0 (8), #249, of Toledo, OH, knocked out Kingsley “The Black Lion” Ibeh, 5-2-1 (4), #276, of Nigeria and Phoenix, AZ, at 2:19 of t 6th and final round.
In the first round Anderson bloodied the nose of Ibeh. In the sixth and final round Anderson had the nose and mouth of Ibeh bleeding. A left hook from Anderson on the chin and down went Ibeh for good. No need for a count from the referee.