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Major Stops Acevedo In 2nd Round | 10th Year Seniors
by RENALDO Caribbean Showdown II became a showcase for Bahamian talent in the ring as local fighters emerged with wins in three of the four bouts at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium. In the main event of the card, Meacher "Major Pain" Major remained undefeated at home with a second round stoppage over Roberto Acevedo of Puerto Rico. Major improved to 23-6-1 with 18 KOs while Acevedo fell to 13-18-3 and had lost six consecutive fights. Following a lengthy delay with ring issues, the fighters had issues of their own once punches began to fly. Both fighters received warnings from the referee on several occasions in the first round and on several occasions. Acevedo swung after the first round Bell and connected with Major's head as he turned to return to his corner, which prompted the hometown favorite to turn around and stare down the visitor. In the second round, Major came out of the corner as the aggressor and delivered a combination which had Acevedo in trouble backs against the ropes.