Photos from the Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada as top female star Layla McCarter (36-13-5, 8 KO’s) grinds out a tough unanimous decision over friendly rival Melissa Hernandez (19-6-3, 6 KO’s). Both women carried with them a rich fighting history into the ring, as well as several accolades, but there was still plenty of fighting spirit still in the air. Stay tuned for a full report.
Chris Robinson can be reached at CRobinson@hustleboss.com
Melissa Hernandez and Layla McCarter weighing in (Photo: Chris Robinson)
By Chris Robinson
Before I moved to Las Vegas in late October 2009, I already had a vested interest in the fighting city. This was due to of all the high-profile events that come through the town as well as because of the local support the city has towards the sport.
One thing I do wish I had seen more of the past five years, would be a flourishing fight series on the weekends. I remember having pulled up BoxRec.com and having seen the results of some local events at the Orleans, or the venue formerly known as the Hilton, and envisioning some great ballroom type action.
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