Uncasville, CT (BoxingGurus.com) - DeVarryl Williamson won an extremely entertaining slugfest over a game Robert Wiggins Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT on ESPN2's Friday Night Fights.
Williamson dropped Higgins twice, in the 3rd and 8th rounds, leading to a unaminous decision. Higgins was also deducted a point in the 8th round due to excessive holding. Both fighters were involved in wild exchanges throughout the fight, with both fighters hurt at different times.
The punch stats favored Williamson who landed 151 of 468 punches, while Higgins landed 100 of 305 punches. The scorecards were 94-93, 97-90 and 96-91 all for Williamson. BoxingGurus.com scored the fight 96-91 for Williamson.
In other action, former US Olympian Brian Viloria won an easy 12-round decision over Alejandro Moreno to retain his NABF Flyweight title. Viloria was the quicker and more skilled boxer as he controlled the action from the opening bell. The scorecards were 118-110, 119-111 and 120-108 all for Viloria. BoxingGurus.com had it 120-108 for Viloria.