He attributed the issue to problems he had in training after fracturing a bone in his foot. Although Quigg refused to weigh-in on the Saturday the fight went ahead and Scott endured a punishing unanimous decision defeat. He sustained a broken nose during the fight as well. In a gruelling 12 rounds Valdez finished strongly but also had to endure a suspected broken jaw.
Larry Hazzard Jr scored 118-110 and both Max DeLuca and Terry O’Connor had it 117-111, all for Valdez.