Al “The Haitian Temptation” Sands stopped Bobby Thomas Jr. after three rounds on the Fall Brawl pro card Saturday at Black Bear Casino in Carlton.
Sands, the reigning Minnesota state cruiserweight champion, improved to 11-1. Thomas, who suffered a fractured rib, is 12-2.
In other bouts, St. Paul’s Matt “The Predator” Vanda stopped Winnipeg’s Brooke Wellby near the end of the first round after Wellby’s corner threw in the towel in their 168-pound bout. Vanda improved to 45-15 with 25 knockouts. Wellby fell to 35-20-4.
Duluth’s Markus “Hooch” Morris won his pro debut with a majority decision over Kou Lee of Columbia Heights.