Carlos Dixon

Carlos Dixon

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville professional boxer returned to the ring to win his first match in 18 months Friday night.

Carlos Dixon, the current World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Youth Super Featherweight World Champion, knocked out Moises "Chucky" Flores 47 seconds into the first round at Iroquois Amphitheater.

In less than a minute, Dixon knocked out 34-year-old Flores, who is a two-time interim World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Organization (IBO) champion from Guadalajara, Mexico.

The boxing match was the first live sporting event to take place at the venue at Iroquois Park, according to the Louisville Sports Commission.

Dixon, 24, last fought at Louisville Memorial Auditorium in January 2020. He improves to 12-1-0 with nine knockouts after the boxing match in his hometown.

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