Late Breaking

Grachev stuns Sillakh in eight

Behind on the scorecards, Denis Grachev came back to score an eighth round stoppage over highly touted Ismayl Sillakh in a bout that featured undefeated fighters at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.

Sillakh dropped Grachev in round three from a straight hand. Sillakh used his height and boxing skills to keep the hard punches of Grachev at a minimum.

In round eight, Grachev landed a hard right that rocked Sillakh into the corner. Grachev pounced on Sillakh and landed a flurry of hard punches that put Sillakh down just as the referee stopped the bout at 2:18 of round eight.

Grachev, 174 lbs of San Diego is now 12-0-1 with eight knockouts. Sillakh, 175 lbs of Los Angeles is 17-0-1.

In a battle of undefeated Jr. Lightweights, Javier Fortuna stopped Yaundale Evans in round one of a scheduled ten round bout.

Fortuna viciously dropped Evans with a straight left that was followed by a hard right hand. Somehow Evans was able to get to his feet only to suffer more punishment and was dropped again and the fight was stopped 2:02 into the fight.

Fortuna, 128 lbs of Oxnard, CA is now 19-0 with thirteen knockouts. Evans, 127 1/2 lbs of Cleveland, OH is now 16-1.

Randy Fuentes scored a four round unanimous decision over John Montes in a Jr. Welterweight bout.

Scores were 40-35; 40-36 and 39-36 for Fuentes, 142 1/2 lbs of Edinburg, TX and is now 2-0-1. Montes, 140 1/2 lbs of Laredo, TX is now 1-2.