Vasquez vs Collazo HIGHLIGHTS: February 2, 2017 - PBC on FS1
Once-beaten Sammy Vasquez Jr. faced off against veteran Luis Collazo in a scheduled 10-round welterweight bout on February, 2, 2017 at the Horsehoe Tunica Hotel and Casino in Tunica, Mississippi. This fight was broadcast live on FS1 as part of the Premier Boxing Champions series.
While the fight began somewhat slow as the fighters used the first round to get a feel for each other, the remainder of the fight was all action. Neither fighter held back their punches and by round 3, Collazo already had a large cut on his right eyelid.
The fight took a huge turn at the end of round 3 when Collazo landed a stunning right hook that sent Vasquez to the canvas for the second time in his career. Vasquez recovered quickly and finished the round.
The action continued through the 5th round with numerous long-lasting exchanges. Then, about half way through the 6th round, Collazo lands yet another strong right which sent Vasquez to the canvas again, only this time he didn't get back up.
Collazo won the fight with a "KO of the Year" candidate finish improving his record to 37-7, 20 KOs.
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