Barrera beats Valera
Cuban light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera (21-1, 14 KOs) won a unanimous decision over Felix Valera (15-2, 13 KO). Scores were: 98-88, 97-90, 97-89. Both fighters were knocked down in the first round. In the second round, Barrera earned a cut over the right eye. In the third, sixth and eighth rounds, Valera was fined for low blows. And already Barrera was deducted a point in the ninth round for a blow below the belt.