Saturday, August 19, 2017
Waldorf, MD Jr. Welterweight, Mike "Yes Indeed" Reed dominated every round of the ten-round contest against the tough veteran Rob Frankel.
Reed had no problems landing shots to the body and head of Frankel. Things seemed to be going well for Reed, but his corner was asking for more. That more was the knockout. The corner of Reed wanted him to keep the pressure up but the tough Frankel wouldn't go down.
Reed won on all three judges scorecards 100 - 90. Reed's record stays perfect at (23-0, 12 KO's) as Frankel falls to (35-18-7, 7KO's).
Friday, August 18, 2017
(Photo credit: Mikey Williams)
Reed came in at 141 lbs as his opponent Frankel weighed in at 139 lbs.
Saturday, August 19 Mike YesIndeed Reed takes on Robert Frankel in 10-round contest at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NB.
Mike YesIndeed Reed is undefeated at (22-0, 12KO's) and is scheduled to take on the veteran Rob "Red Hot" Frankel (35-17-7, 7KO's). Reed is currently ranked #8 by the WBO. This bout is on the undercard of Terrence Crawford vs Julius Indongo championship bout that will be on ESPN.
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Articles by Gary "Digital" Williams, Boxing Along The Beltway
Harris Wins Main Event y Unanimous Decision!
Hyattsville, MD welterweight Patrick Harris won a six-round unanimous decision over a very game Jesus Lule of Mexico.
Harris relied mostly on his inside work, landing crunching shots to Lule's body. Harris didn't rely much on his jab as he was able to pummel Lule inside.
Harris won by shutout across the board, 60-54 to remain undefeated at 12-0, seven KO's. Lule falls to 11-23-1, two KO's.
Ennis Makes Short Work Of Cano!
In the co-feature at the Howard Theatre, highly -touted Philadelphia, PA welterweight Jaron "Boots" Ennis made short work of Ricardo Cano of Guadalajara, Mexico, scoring a first-round knockout.
Ennis jumped on Cano early and backed him into a neutral corner. Ennis landed a left hand to the body and followed with a sweeping right hook to the head to drop Cano. After reaching the count of eight, Referee Sharon Sands stopped the bout at 40 seconds.
Ennis is now 14-0, 12 KO's while Cano falls to 17-14-5, 10 KO's.
Martin's offensive output turned Dixon into a punching bag with feet as Dixon gave back very little offense in return. Martin punctuated his performance with quick and powerful flurries in the final round. Martin scored a shutout on all the judges's cards.
Martin is now 9-1-1, three KO's. Dixon drops to 7-19-2, two KO's.
Crews -Dezurn Captures Unanimous Decision In Slugfest
Baltimore, MD light heavyweight Franchon Crews-Dezurn won a four-round unanimous decision over "Lady Rocky" Sydney LeBlanc of Gretna, LA.
The bout was a slugfest from start to finish as both ladies landed clubbing shots at each other. LeBlanc tried to live up to the Rocky nickname as she called Crews-Dezurn in to exchange punches.
The judges saw a more powerful output from Crews-Dezurn as she won the bout by shutout across the board.
Crews-Dezurn is now 2-1, one KO. LeBlanc's record drops to 4-3-1.
Bladensburg, MD lightweight "The Dark Menace" Tiara Brown scored a second-round TKO over "Unpredictable" Tammy Franks of San Antonio, TX.
Brown was able to land strong shots with both hands that battered Franks all over the ring before the bout was stopped by referee Brent Bovell at 49 seconds of the second round.
Brown is now 3-0, two KO's. Franks is now 2-29-1.
Lee Looks Impressive In Second-Round Stoppage!
In the third bout of the evening at the Howard Theatre, Coachella, CA welterweight Brandun Lee put on a sterling performance en route to a second-round TKO over the normally tough Roy "The Reaper" Garcia of Alice, TX.
Lee quickly started his dominance by landing precise blows to the head and body. The confident 18 -year-old Lee was so in control, he took a brief moment to pose in front of a ringside photographer during the action. Lee quickly overpowered Garcia before referee Sharon Sands halted the bout at 1:23 of the second round.
Lee remains undefeated at 5-0, four KO's. Garcia falls to 4-24-1, two KO's.
Irby Makes Short Work Of Late Sub!
Tyrek "I.G.B. Irby of Hyattsville, MD scored an easy first-round KO over late sub Anthony Alston of Raleigh, NC.
Alston was extremely overmatched as Irby pressured him and landed numerous punches. Alston looked for a place to fall and finally did on his back. Referee David Braslow counted to 10 and the bout ended at 58 seconds.
Irby is now 4-0, two KO's while Alston is 0-2.
Tazhibay Opens Howard Theatre Card With Unanimous Decision Win!
In the first bout of the Nation's Fight Night card at the historic Howard Theatre in Washington, DC, welterweight Shynggyskhan Tazhibay won a four-round unanimous decision over veteran Robert "Hitman" Hill of Gulfport, MS.
Tazhibay landed solid shots to the body throughout the contest. Hill was very durable but had no offense in return. Tazhibay won by shutout (40-36) across the board to raise his record to 5-0, two KO's. Hill is now 7-34-1, one KO.
Photos courtesy of Daniel Cork and David Algranati
Friday, August 11, 2017
(photo by Daniel Cork)
Patrick Harris 140.2 Jesus Lule will weigh-in tomorrow
Tyrek "I.G.B" Irby 142.2 (Bout subject to change)
Sydney LeBlanc 176 Franchon Crews-Dezurn 171.2
Tiara Brown 133.4 Tammy Franks 133.2
Evincii Dixon 147.2 Kareem Martin 148
Brandun Lee 143 Roy Garcia 139.8
Ricardo Cano 152 Jaron Ennis 146
Shynggyskhan Tazhibay 146.2 Robert Hill 144.6
The Nations Fight Night card starts at 6pm at the historic Howard Theatre located at 620 T Street, NW, Washington, DC. Saturday night August 12th.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Latest update on the August 26th Mayweather vs McGregor card.
Gervonta Davis vs. Francisco Fonseca – IBF Junior Lightweight World Championship at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Gervonta "Tank" Davis (18-0, 17 KOs), the youngest American titleholder at 22, will defend his IBF junior lightweight title against Costa Rica's Francisco Fonseca (19-0-1, 13 KOs), who enters the bout on a 19-fight win streak since a majority draw in his pro debut. This bout seems to be another test for the next rising superstar and IBF title holder, Davis. It looks be an exciting action packed fight that will be followed by the best in boxing, Mayweather taking on the explosive MMA fighter turned boxer, McGregor, who will be in his first ever professional boxing match.
"I'm really excited to fight as the co-main event on the biggest card in combat sports history," Davis said in a release. "I plan to put on a great show for everyone in attendance in Las Vegas and for those who purchase the PPV. I want to thank my team for this incredible opportunity. I'm ready for Floyd Mayweather to pass his torch to me. To my fans, I appreciate all of you. Support me and I'll fight for you!"
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1
Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions:
"This is an incredible event to kick-off the biggest fight week in the history of boxing. We are proud to announce that some of Mayweather Promotions' top prospects will be featured on their own FS1 and FOX Deportes card, giving the fans nonstop action and excitement for the whole week. We have a great lineup in store with Mickey Bey and Anthony Peterson in the main event, and former world champion Juan Carlos Payano taking on Alexis Santiago in the co-feature. It is truly going to be an action filled night of boxing."
Mickey Bey (22-2-1, 10 KOs), former lightweight world champion will face Anthony Peterson (37-1, 24 KOs) in a 10-round lightweight match-up that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes August 22 from Sam's Town Live in Las Vegas.
The August 22 show will feature a showdown between former world champion Juan Carlos Payano (18-1, 9 KOs) and Phoenix's Alexis Santiago (21-4-1, 8 KOs) in 10 rounds of bantamweight action.
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, are priced at $125, $100, $75 and $50 and are on sale Friday, August 4 at 12 p.m. PT. Tickets are available online at www.samstownlv.com/entertain.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Friday, August 4
ESPN (9PM ET/6PM PT)
Mauricio Herrera vs. Jesus Soto Karass
Friday, August 4
Showtime (10:30 PM ET/PT)
Claressa Shields vs. Nikki Adler
(WBC/IBF female super middleweight titles)
Saturday, August 5
ESPN (10PM ET/7PM PT)
Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Miguel Marriaga
(WBO jr lightweight title)
Thursday, August 10
Estrella TV (10PM ET/7PM PT)
Charles Huerta vs. TBA
Saturday August 12
beIN Sports Espanol (11PM ET/8PM PT)
Omar Chavez vs. Robert Garcia
Friday, August 18
ESPN2 (10PM ET/7PM PT)
Alberto Machado vs. Carlos Morales
Saturday, August 19
ESPN (10PM ET/7PM PT)
Terence Crawford vs. Julius Indongo
(WBA/WBC/IBF/WBO jr welterweight titles)
Updates for the Beltway Boxing Schedule.
Tuesday, August 22 -- Anthony Peterson battles Mickey Bey in 10-round main event contest at
Sam's Town Live in Las Vegas, NV. The bout will be shown on FS1.
Friday, August 25 -- Immanuwel Aleem takes on Hugo Centeno, Jr. in 10-round co-feature at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, OK. The bout will be shown on FS1.
Saturday, August 26
PPV (9PM ET/6PM PT)
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor
Saturday, August 26
HBO (9:45PM ET/PT)
Miguel Cotto vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai
(WBO jr middleweight title)
They Vargas vs. Ronny Rios
(WBC super bantamweight title)