Golden Boy Promotions made its debut at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, partnering with Mayweather Promotions for the resort’s “Fight Nights” series at The Chelsea on Saturday night.
During an exhilarating main event, Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez and Lanard Lane dueled it out with hard-hitting action for 10 rounds that resulted in a unanimous judges decision for Gomez, scored 98-92, 100-90 and 100-90. Earlier in the evening, Mickey Bey Jr. took on Robert Rodriguez and Joseph “Jojo” Diaz Jr. battled Jose Ruiz as fans jumped to their feet with excitement. Bey knocked out Rodriguez in the third round, with two consecutive hooks to the face and Ruiz was defeated by Diaz in the second round when he fell to the mat twice after taking shots to the body.
Notable attendees included Floyd Mayweather Jr., Andre Berto, and both retired and current NFL stars including Hakeem Nicks, Matt Stafford, Cris Carter, Bernard Berrian, Sylvestor Sly, Cortez Allen, Jason Bell, Carlos Emmons, Lawrence Timmons, Will Demps and Antoine Cason.
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