ESPN2 Friday Night Fights Results

Chris Arreola vs. Kendrick Releford


May 27, 2011

Reno Events Center

Reno, Nevada



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.