IBF lightweight champion Robert Easter Jr (19-0, 14 KOs) easily outpointed challenger Luis Cruz (22-5-1, 16 KOs) on Friday night at the Huntington Center, Toledo, Ohio.
The American retained his title by a unanimous decision with scores of 119-106, 118-107 and 117-108.
Easter was always in control and scored three late knockdowns, dropping Puerto Rico’s Cruz in the 10th, 11th and 12th rounds, en route to a one-sided victory.
Also on the card, Kazakhstan’s Zhanat Zhakiyanov (27-1, 18 KOs)…
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