Friday, May 15, 2015

Emanuel Taylor Drops Decision In Arizona!

Emanuel "Transformer" Taylor loses by unanimous decision to Antonia Orozco at the US Airway Center in Phoenix, AZ. Orozco was the most aggressive fighter in the early rounds. Taylor started to pick it up during some of the late rounds, but didn't do enough to turn the bout into his favor. Two of the judges scored the contest 96-94 while the third judge had it 98-92 all for Orozco. 

Emanuel Taylor drops to 18-4, (12 KO's) while Antonio Orozco remains undefeated with a record of 22-0, (15 KO's).

DeMarcus "Chop Chop" Corley Hits the Scale In Denver!

DeMarcus "CHOP CHOP" Corley will be taking on Manuel "Manos" Perez this Saturday May 16 at the PT'S ShowClub in Denver, CO.  Today Corley and his opponent Perez both weighed in at 135 lbs.

Here is the link to watch the fight

(Photos courtesy of John Russell)

Gervonta Davis Spends Time In His Hometown Of Baltimore!

Gervonta Davis took some to visit the Maths school in Baltimore with his coach Calvin Ford and Councilman Mosby.

Gervonta Davis:
"I'm doing my best to change lives for the better!"

Thank you to Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake for coming to the Upton Boxing Gym yesterday. She presented me with a community award, told me to keep doing big things for my city. Of course she couldn't hit me! Next fight May 22 in Atlantic City!

Bus travel packages for my next fight on Friday, May 22 in Atlantic City, New Jersey are now available for purchase for $75 (includes round-trip ticket, ticket to the fight, and more). Seats will go fast! Don't wait!! Call 410-622-6034 to purchase now!

"Slick" Nick Kisner Open Workout!

(Photo courtesy of Wallace Barron)

"Slick" Nick Kisner of  Ferndale, MD is 14-1-1 with five knockout will be facing the 20-0, (16 KO's)  Lateef Kayode of Hollywood, CA by way of Lagos, Nigeria. This will be a 10 round contest and  will be the main event shown live on the CBS sports network May 29th in Memphis, Tennesee.

There will be an open workout on Saturday May 16.

Time:      3pm 

Location: Lights Out Gym

Address: 9051 Red Branch Road
               Columbia, Maryland

(Open to the public)

DeMarcus Corley vs Manuel Perez In Denver!

DeMarcus "CHOP CHOP" Corley will be taking on Manuel "Manos" Perez this Saturday May 16 at the PT'S ShowClub in Denver, CO. 

DeMarcus Corley:

"No disrespect to Manny but how you going to stop me and you only have 4 knockouts I guarantee you this fight will not go to distance Manuel Perez"

Here is the link to watch the fight

The Beltway Boxing Area National Golden Gloves Title Streak Ends At Six!

The DC Region sent a promising Team to the 2015 National Golden Gloves Tournament that took place in Las Vegas, NV. The team consisted of  strong amateur fighter that fought their way through strong competitive local bouts to make it on the to represent our region. 

The team consisted of these amateurs: 
108 Pounds: Jonathan Howard III, Wilmington, NC, 114 Pounds: Jordan White, Waldorf, MD, 123 Pounds: DeWayne Beamon, Goldsboro, NC, 132 Pounds: Keeshawn Williams, Capitol Heights, MD, 141 Pounds: Diego Abregu, Leesburg, VA, 152 Pounds: Matthew Abregu, Leesburg, VA, 165 Pounds: Tavon Body, Burtonsville, MD, 178 Pounds: Justin Bell, District Heights, MD, 201 Pounds: Milik Titus, Baltimore, MD, and 201+ Pounds: Christopher Laws, Hampton, VA.

On day one of the tournament Malik Titus lost by TKO to Jason Beauchamp of Nevada and Diego Abregu lost to Dewone Johnson of Chicago by a 3-2 score.  Matthew Abregu lost his contest at 152 pounds to Melquades Ramirez of the Colorado/New Mexico region while Christopher Laws fell to Raymond Walker of Texas in the 201+ Pound bracket. Keeshawn Williams at 132 pounds, received a bye into the second round.  Jonathan Howard of Greensboro, NC was eliminated from the tournament by Pablo Ramirez of Texas.

Jordan White won his opening bout at 114 Pounds defeating Manual Flores of California.  At 178 Pounds, Justin Bell moved into the next round with a win over Cody Cross of Michigan.  Keeshawn Williams, lost his first bout at the nationals at 132 pounds to Maliek Montgomery of Knoxville, TN.  Justin Bell lost his second round bout to Marco Delgado of California. 

Jordan White advanced to the next round at 114 pounds with a win over Fred Compton of Indiana.  Tavon Body also moved into the next round at 165 pounds with a victory over Micah Hunt of Knoxville, TN. DeWayne Beamon of Goldsboro, North Carolina is the third DC Region Boxer to advance as he won his bout at 123 pounds over Jeremy Olivarez of Michigan.

Jordan White and Tavon Body were both eliminated from quarter final competition on Thursday.   White lost his 114 Pound battle to Christian Carto of Pennsylvania and Body dropped his quarterfinal contest to Isiah Jones of Detroit at 165 pounds.

The only DC Region boxer is DeWayne Beamon of Goldsboro, NC and he has advanced to the semifinals at 123 pounds with a win over Victor Morales of Nevada.

Emmanuel Taylor vs Antonio Orozco In A 10 Round Contest!

Emmanuel Taylor (right) 18-3, (12KO's) will be facing Antonio Orozco 21-0 (15KO's) in a ten round bout tonight May 15th at the US Airway Center in Phoenix, AZ. Both fighters weighed in Thursday tipping the scale at 141 lbs. 

 The bout will be televised as the co-feature on TruTV. The televised portion of the card airs at 10pm. 

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Results From Keystone Boxing's Amateur Boxing Card In Oxon Hill, MD.

Saturday May 9th was another great night of amateur boxing sponsored by Keystone Boxing. It was card that consisted of 17 bouts that took place at the Oxon Hill Staff Development Center in Oxon Hill, MD. 

The Three Time USA National Champion Tiara Brown was not on the card because her opponent backed out of the contest. 

Here are the results:

Bout #1 
Nikko Williams   defeated   Jasir Carrington

Bout #2
 Richard Dodson   defeated   Marcell Steele

Bout #3
Deric  Davis   defeated   Rashiem Jefferson

Bout #4
Anthony Wheeler   defeated   Mehki Phillips

Bout #5
Kardan Chatmon   defeated   Rashiem Jefferson

Bout #6
Tyrek Irby   defeated   Amegah Jacob

Bout #7
Ebrima Jawaru   defeated   Brandon Etheridge

Bout #8
Khaliq Harrison   defeated   Derrich Buchanan

Bout #9
Jahmal Harvey   defeated   Tyreece Johnson

Bout #10
Leaon Jones   defeated   Davonte Lee

Bout #11
Kyren Harrison   defeated   Umar Epps

Bout #12
Maximus Garland   defeated   Dennis Zeigler

Bout #13
Joshua Woodard   defeated   Cortez Dargin

Bout #14
Juis Castellanos   defeated   Jarron Smith

Bout #15

Nathaniel Copeland   defeated *RSC   Donte Martin

Bout #16
Eric Middleton   defeated *RSC   Jonathan Turcios

Bout #17
Timothy Lee   defeated   Ralph Alexander 
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(*Referee Stops Contest)