Demond Nicholson stops Jess Noriega at 2:02 of the first round.
Nicholson dropped Noriega early in the first round with a body shot. Later in the round, Nicholson pressured Noriega in a neutral corner but landed a shot below the belt as referee Kenny Chevalier moved in to stop the contest.
Nicholson remains perfect at 8-0, eight KO's. Noriega is now 2-12, two KO's.
Intermission followed by the main event, "The Cuban Assassin" Larry Recio of Springdale, MD vs Grayson Blake of State College, PA. Six rounds, junior middleweights.