In the Showtime main event from the Pechanga Casino in Temcula, California, Chris Pearson took on Justin DeLoach.
Chris Pearson came in as the favorite, but the match ended with him on the mat after only 2 rounds of action. Justin DeLoach got started on the upset with a skimming hook that downed Pearson. Pearson rose from the knockdown, but never looked fully stable. DeLoach went in for the kill knocking down Pearson once again. Chris Pearson was crawling on the apron trying to rise, but never beat the count.
Justin DeLoach gets the upset KO victory in a quick and stunning fashion, he improves to 17-1, 9KOs. DeLoach now steals the spotlight from a Mayweather Promotions fighter on national television and opens up many future opportunities in the middleweight division.
In the co-main event Saul Rodriguez made his debut for Mayweather Promotions and it was no walk in the park against Oscar Bravo.
Rodriguez had to survive a 5th round knockdown and many flush hooks in his split decision victory. He did survive as the fight went back and forth with action for 10 rounds. Two judges had a 95-94 scorecard sheet for each fighter. The third and deciding judge scored it 97-92 for Rodriguez.
Saul Rodriguez stays undefeated at 21-0-1 and may had learned a value boxing lesson to stay on the correct path to success while fending off tough opposition.