The first co-headlining event was STL's Devon Alexander and Jesus "Chewy" Rodriguez. Alexander knocked Rodriguez down in the eighth and finished the job at 58 seconds of the ninth round. His record is now 18-0,11KO.
POW! Cory Spinks and Deandre Lattimore in action in the ring. Spinks won a 12-round split decision over Deandre Latimore to take the IBF junior middleweight belt. Spinks was floored in round one, but then gained the upperhand in the middle rounds. Spinks' record is now (37-5) and Lattimore's is (19-2).
The lovely ring girls during the fight.
Boxing promoter Don King, Spinks and Spinks' trainer Kevin Cunningham after the fight.
NOTE: The fight was seen on Showtime. After the fight, therre was a party for Spinks and Alexander at Lush Nightclub at Monopoly' Promotion's weekly Best Damned Fridays Period. Both fighters attended.