PHOTOS: Behind the Scenes at the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame Spectacular in Saint Petersburg

Antonio Tarver works with his son, Antonio Tarver Jr., prior to his seventh pro bout (Photo: Hustle Boss)

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By Chris Robinson

On Friday night, June 18, professional boxing returned to St. Petersburg, FL, with the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame Spectacular.

The fight card was presented by T & K Boxing Promotions and held inside of the St. Petersburg Marriot Clearwater.

The evening’s results saw the following:

Bryce Mills (6-0, 3 KO’s) UD6 over Jerrell Hodge (1-1) in a junior middleweight attraction

Antonio Tarver Jr. (7-0, 5 KO’s) TKO4 over Thomas Turner (5-11, 4 KO’s) in a light heavyweight attraction

Ivan Franco (9-0, 7 KO’s) TKO1 over Ubaldo Lara (1-4-1) in a junior welterweight attraction

Henry Keenan Cruz Cubano (5-2, 1 KO) TKO4 over Arnold Hill (11-15, 6 KO’s) in a middleweight attraction

Armando Moran (4-1-1, 3 KO’s) Drew with Joshua Montoya (0-1-1) over four rounds in a featherweight attraction

Jose Rodriguez (2-0, 2 KO’s) TKO1 over Jeremy McGuire (0-2) in a welterweight attraction

Angel Ilarza (4-0) UD4 over Nissan Anderson (0-2-1) in a middleweight attraction

Rufino Lewis (1-0, 1 KO) KO1 over Steven Merrill (0-2) in a welterweight attraction

Check below for more photos…

Former unified lightweight champion Nate Campbell is always a fan favorite

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Jose Rodriguez getting ready backstage

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Rufino Lewis after his first round knockout victory

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Trainer Don Kahn spent many years working with the great Alexis Arguello

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A focused Antonio Tarver Jr.

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Florida boxing great Antonio Tarver posing with a fan

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Armando Moran prior to his draw with Joshua Montoya

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Joshua Montoya gave the fans some excitement in his draw with Armando Moran

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Chris Robinson can be reached at CRobinson@hustleboss.com

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