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Photos: Friday ‘Fight Nights’ at The Cosmopolitan draws celebrity crowd

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Anthony Dirrell defeats Don Mouton during “Fight Nights” at Chelsea Ballroom in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Friday, May 3, 2013.

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Oscar de la Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions and Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s Mayweather Promotions returned to Chelsea Ballroom in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Friday night with their “Fight Nights,” commencing Cinco de Mayo Weekend and legendary boxing.

In the main event, Antonio Orozco kept his undefeated record intact with a victory over Jose Reynoso with a knockout in Round 7. In the co-main event, light heavyweight Anthony Dirrell defeated Don Mouton in a unanimous decision after eight rounds.

In other bouts, former Olympian Errol Spence Jr. knocked out Brandon Hoskins in a junior middleweight bout, and former Olympian Joseph Diaz defeated Eric Gotay in their junior featherweight match with a knockout in Round 3.

The audience included The Cosmopolitan CEO John Unwin, rapper 50 Cent, pro and retired boxers De la Hoya, Miguel Cotto, Bernard Hopkins, Leon Spinks, Yuriorkis Gamboa Toledano and Andre Michael Berto, plus, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Chris Carter and NFL free agent Will Demps.

Sponsored by Corona, the bilingual simulcast aired live on Fox Sports Networks and Fox Deportes. Fuel will rebroadcast the fights July 21. Our thanks to contributing photographer Tom Donoghue for his photo gallery.

Don Chareunsy is editor of Vegas DeLuxe and senior editor for arts and entertainment of the Las Vegas Sun.

Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

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