Saturday, December 1, 2018

Tori Nelson Dominates Sanna Turunen For Vacant UBF Middleweight Title In Washington, DC!

(Photos by Daniel Cork)

In the main event of the Tricky Entertainment and DC Fight Night card at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in S.E,Washington, DC, Ashburn, VA's Tori Nelson easily defeated Sanna Turunen of Tuusula, Finland by unanimous decision.

This was the first visit inside a ring in the United States for Sanna Turunen.  The world class experience that Nelson has proved to be the biggest factor in this ten-round title fight. Nelson was able to land some clean shots through the guard of Turunen in every round. Turunen showed plenty of heart as she landed a couple of shots on Nelson, but Nelson wasn't phased at all. The deeper the rounds got the more it started to look like Turunen was taking punishment. Her face was swollen above both eyes as Nelson looked fresh in every round. Nelson continues to add up her championship title count with another shutout on all three judges scorecards. They all saw it the same with the scores of 100-90 giving Tori Nalson another UBF middleweight title.

Nelson improves to (19-2-3, 3 KO's) while Turunen is now (4-2-1, 1 KO).

"The Vanilla Gorilla" Sam Crossed Gets A Tough Split Decision Win In Washington, DC!

(Photos by Daniel Cork)

In the co-feature of the Tricky Entertainment and DC Fight Night professional boxing card at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, DC Sam Crossed edged out Twon Smith by split decision.

In the toughest fight of his career so far, Sam Crossed was pushed to go the full six-round distance with Twon Smith of Oklahoma City, OK. Crossed was sent to the canvas at the end of the second round by a right hand from Smith. Crossed landed some hard right hands of his own on Smith, but they didn't stop Smith from putting on the pressure. Smith was the more aggressive of the two fighters, but the judges saw it differently. One judge scored it for Smith at 57-56 while the other two judges scored it for Crossed at 57-56.

Sam Crossed remains undefeated at (8-0, 5 KO's) while Smith suffers his second defeat and now has a record of (3-2, 2 KO's).

Undercard Results From Tricky Entertainment Professional Boxing Card In Washington, DC!

Here are the early results for the Tricky Entertainment and DC Fight Night professional boxing at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, DC.

(Photos by Daniel Cork)

In the opening bout George Harris of Silver Spring, MD defeated Lamar Lewis of Conway, Arkansas by knockout. 

Harris was able to overpower Lewis with some good body work. He dropped Lewis with two body shots in the third-round. Lewis was able to beat the count, but Harris continued his attack causing the referee to stop the bout at 2:00 of round three.

George Harris is now (2-0, 2 KO's) while Lewis is still looking for his first win with a record of (0-4).


In a four-round super middleweight contest Kiante Irving of Beaver Falls, PA got a TKO victory over George Sheppard. 

Irving allowed Sheppard to get in close early in the first-round to make things a little uncomfortable. Irving made quick adjustments and was able to find his range to land some good jabs and body shots. In the second-round Irving landed a crushing right hand to the head of Sheppard that dropped him to the canvas. Sheppard beat the count, but clearly was unable to continue. The bout was stopped at 1:06 of the second round.

Irving improves to (3-0, 3 KO's) while Sheppard is now (1-5-1). 

Alexander Johnson out of Washington, DC wins by unanimous decision over Mengistu Zarzar of Palmer Park, MD. 

It was a up and down battle of two southpaw light heavyweights. Both fighters didn't get off to a good start. Johnson is coming off a two year layoff. Even with the lack of activity Zarzar seemed to be the more active fighter. Johnson did find a home for his right hand and was able to land some good body  and head shots. All the judge scored the bout for Johnson, 58-56 and 59-55 twice.

Johnson improves tom (17-4-1, 7 KO's) while Zarzar is now (6-6-1, 5 KO's)

Antonia Magruder of Washington DC and Matt Murphy of St. Louis, MO battled to a majority draw.

In this four-round jr. welterweight bout Magruder used his jab to keep Murphy at a distance. In the second round Murphy landed a hard looping right hand to the head that wobbled Magruder. In the third round Magruder was on the defensive while Murphy stayed aggressive. Magruder found his way back into the fight by using his jab to back up Murphy to gain some ground. One judge scored the bout 39-37 for Magruder while the other two saw it the same at 38-38.

Magruder is now (5-0-1, 4 KO's) while Mat Murphy has a record of (3-30-4, 2 KO's). 

Jordan "Short Dog" White of Washington, DC won by TKO over Ndira Spearman of Lavergne, TN.

After coming of a first round TKO win just over twenty days ago in California, White did the same tonight in Washington, DC. White landed some good jabs and hard body shots on Spearman to send him down twice in the opening round to get the bout stopped at 2:02. 

Jordan White is now (7-1, 5 KO's) and Spearman falls to (1-4).

I a scheduled six-round welterweight bout Kareem Martin of Washinton, DC defeated Andrew Rodgers of Elkhart, IN by unanimous decision.

Martin got the win, but it was a battle that he had to find a way to land shots due to all the holding that took place in each round. When Martin found a opening he took advantage of it and landed some good shots. All three judges scored it the same 59-55 for Martin.

Martin is now (11-2, 3 KO's) while Rodgers is now (4-5-1, 2 KO's).

Friday, November 30, 2018

Weights From Washington, DC!

In preparation for the Tricky Entertainment and DC Fight Night professional boxing card scheduled for Saturday, December 1st the fighters hit the scale inside the R.I.S.E Demonstration Center located at  2730 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Washington, DC. 

Here are the weights.

Tori Nelson 155.8 lbs vs.  Sanna Turunen 158.2 lbs

Kareem Martin 148 lbs vs.  Jose Arturo Esquivel 149 lbs

Alexander Johnson 177.8 lbs vs.  Mengistu Zarzar 181.6 lbs

Sam Crossed 189.6 lbs vs.  Twon Smith 187.6 lbs

Antonio Magruder 147 lbs vs.  Matt Murphy 144.8 lbs

George Harris 218 lbs vs.  Lamar Lewis 235.2 lbs

Jordan White 128 lbs vs.  Ndira Spearman 128.2 lbs

Kiante Irving 163.4 lbs vs.  George Sheppard 163.8 lbs

(Photos by Daniel Cork)

Bouts are scheduled to begin at 7pm.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Tricky Entertainment Weigh-In and Fight Schedule!

Tricky Entertainment and DC Fight Night will host the Weigh-In Tomorrow, Friday November 30th at the R.I.S.E Demonstration Center located at  2730 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, Washington, DC 20032.

The Fight Card Is Saturday, December 1st At The Entertainment And Sports Arena In S.E Washington, DC.

This Is How The Card Looks.


Tori Nelson (18-2-3, 3 KOs) of Ashburn, Virginia will defend her UBF Middleweight world championship against Sanna Turunen(4-1-1, 1 KO) of Tuusulam, Finland.

In the six-round co-feature, former world title challenger Dominic Wade (18-1, 12 KOs) of Largo, MD takes on Ulises Jimenez (23-23-1, 15 KOs) of Xochimilco, Mexico in a middleweight bout.

Also in six-round bouts:

Kareem Martin (10-2, 3 KOs) of Washington, DC takes on Jose Arturo Esquivel (10-8, 2 KOs) of Chihuahua, Mexico in a welterweight fight.

Alexander Johnson (16-4-1, 7 KOs) of Washington, DC will fight Mengistu Zarzar(6-5-1, 5 KOs) of Palmer Park, Maryland in a light heavyweight fight.

Sam Crossed (7-0, 5 KOs) of Greenbelt, MD will fight Twon Smith (3-1, 2 KOs) of Oklahoma City, ,Oklahoma in a cruiserweight bout

In four-round bouts:

Antonio Magruder (5-0, 4 KOs) of Washington, D.C. takes on Matt Murphy (3-30-3, 2 KOs) of St. Louis, MO in a junior welterweight tussle.

George Harris (1-0, 1 KO) of Silver Spring, MD fights Lamar Lewis (0-3) of Arkansas in a heavyweight scrap.

Jordan White (6-1, 4 KOs) Washington, DC will square off with Ndira Spearman (1-3) of Lavergne, TN in a featherweight battle.

Kiante Irving of Beaver Falls, PA (2-0, 2 KOs) boxes George Sheppard (1-4-1) of Virginia in a super middleweight contest.

Tyrell Boyd of Baltimore makes his pro debut against David Rohn (0-8) of Villa Park, Il in a middleweight fight.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Lamont Roach Jr. Scheduled To Defend WBO Title!

Saturday, December 15, 2018 at the Madison Square Garden, New York, NY on a Golden Boy Promotions card Upper Marlboro, MD's Lamont Roach Jr. (17-0-1, 7 KO's) will defend his WBO International super featherweight title against Alberto Mercardo (15-1-1, 3 KO's) of Humacao, Puerto Rico in 10-round bout. Roach is coming off a sixth-round win over Delvi Julio Bassa back in July to win the WBO regional belt.