Oliver outpoints Carrera for junior featherweight belt

Updated: October 29, 2006, 7:42 AM ET
Associated Press

UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- Fourth-ranked Mike Oliver used superior hand speed to unanimously outpoint No. 3 Adam Carrera Saturday night for the United States Boxing Association's vacant junior featherweight title.

Oliver, of Hartford, Conn., improved to 17-0 while Carrera, of Cathedral City, Calif., fell to 18-2.

The fight was scored 120-108, 118-110 and 116-112 for Oliver. There were no knockdowns.

The 26-year-old Oliver used a consistent jab to take control early in the ...

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