Former World Super Welterweight Champion Austin Trout was fortunate to escape with a 10-round split decision draw with Terrell Gausha in their 154-pound bout Saturday night on FS1.
Unbeaten Super Welterweight contender Chordale Booker clashes with rugged veteran Wale Omotoso in the co-feature and unbeaten Welterweight prospect Eimantas Stanionis opens the card that takes place at Beau Rivage Resort Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Heavyweight contender Dominic Breazeale stops Carlos Negron, calls out Deontay Wilder; Rances Barthelemy and Terrell Gausha bounce back with wins; and heavyweight sensation Efe Ajagba scores another quick stoppage.
All three 154-pound world champions prevailed on a night where the division's best put on an exciting show in Brooklyn, New York.
WBA champion Erislandy Lara meets 2012 Olympian Terrell Gausha, WBC champ Jermell Charlo takes on top contender Erickson Lubin and IBF titleholder Jarrett Hurd faces former champion Austin Trout tonight on a Showtime title tripleheader at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
As the elder statesman at 154 pounds, Cuban southpaw Erislandy Lara is targeting a world title unification match in the division and a record 11 title defenses before rising to the 160-pound division.