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DUBOSE SCORES TKO IN AC

Marty Shuler launched his promotional company (Marvin Shuler Promotions LLC)Saturday night at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City. The five-bout card featured Shuler Gym junior lightweight Antonio DuBose in the main event against Julio Buitrago of Nicaragua. The scheduled eight rounder ended at 51 seconds into round five. This was Tony's third fight of 2019 and his first since May. The TKO victory improved DuBose's record to 12-2-1, 3 KOs. Journeyman Buitrago lost for the third straight time and slid to 13-21, 3 KOs.

Bronx, NY welterweight Dezmond Lucas, 1-0, made a successful pro debut with a four-round unanimous decision over Detroit's Kaywann Sistrunk, 0-3-1.  (MORE)

   

 
                 
 

   

TERRIBLE DECISION MARS PHILLY SHOW

by J.R. Jowett

Promoting his brains out, Marshall Kauffman ran yet another show, this time at Philadelphia’s premiere club location, the 2300 Arena on Friday night. Lacking a local attraction on top, the show drew only a small crowd, maybe 300. But Russell Peltz was there! So were members of the rising rock band Low Cut Connie, fight fans performing locally the next night. The action didn’t sparkle, and neither did the performances of the young hopefuls. There was one upset, a failed audition, two notably lackluster efforts, and one outright gift. But these kinds of contests separate the chaff while helping the prospects develop against difficult assignments.   (MORE)

   

 
                 
 

   

HOPKINS & FERNANDEZ
TO BE INDUCTED INTO IBHOF

The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced the 2020 class for Canastota on Wednesday (December 4), and included in the new set of thirteen honorees are two Philly notables. Both multi-world champion Bernard Hopkins and boxing writer Bernard Fernandez will be enshrined in the most prestigious of the numerous Halls of Fame next June.

Hopkins' legendary career spanned twenty eight years... (MORE)

   
 
         
       
                 
 

   

WILLIAMS
TO DEFEND
TITLE AT HOME

Swanson Communications / PBC Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 3, 2019) — Unified 154-pound champion and Philadelphia-native Julian "J-Rock" Williams and hard-hitting contender Jeison Rosario went face to face at a press conference Tuesday as they previewed their showdown that headlines FOX PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes Saturday, January 18 from Temple University's Liacouras Center in Philadelphia.

Williams will make a homecoming defense of his WBA and IBF titles after taking the belts from Jarrett Hurd in their May... (MORE)

   
 
         
       
                 
 




 

   

BERCHELT
STOPS SOSA
RETAINS WBC TITLE

 
Top Rank Press Release

CARSON, Calif (Nov. 2, 2019) — Miguel Berchelt defended his WBC super featherweight world title for a sixth time, stopping the game but overmatched former world champion Jason Sosa in the fourth round at Dignity Health Sports Park.
 
Berchelt (37-1, 33 KOs) knocked down Sosa (23-4-4, 16 KOs) in the second round and kept the pressure coming, ultimately forcing a corner stoppage with four seconds left in the fourth.  (MORE)

   
 
                 
       

ROBINSON WINS IN PHILLY
 
by Matt Ward / The Weigh-In

Kings Promotions returned to Philly's premier fight venue, the 2300 Arena, on Friday night. The card featured eight professional bouts across various weight classes, and genders. The main event of the evening featured a super middleweight contest between Brandon Robinson (14-2, 9 KOs) and Martez McGregor (8-3, 6 KOs).

In the opening frame, Robinson moved in and connected with a hard right hand to McGregor's face, a shot that snapped his head back. In the third round, McGregor effectively applied pressure to Robinson. McGregor controlled much of the tempo of the fourth round. He knocked Robinson into the... (MORE)

   



 
                 
       

LOCALS WIN AT 2300 ARENA

by Ken Hissner

The Kings Promotions (Marshall Kauffman and Dr. Andrew Hoy) show at South Philly's 2300 Arena featured super middleweight Brandon “B-Rob” Robinson (14-2, 9 KO), of Upper Darby, PA, defeating Martez McGregor (8-3, 6 KO), of Maywood, IL, over eight rounds, in the main event.

In the first round, there was little action, but Robinson, 165 lbs, forced what action there was. He landed the best punch, a left hook, to the chin of McGregor, 166 lbs., at the 10 second warning ending the round. In the second, Robinson landed several left hooks to the chin of McGregor who did little in return.  (MORE)

   



 
                 
 
 
   

ROCK WINS #17
AT MET

 
by Kurt Wolfheimer / FightNews.com

Unbeaten Philly heavyweight Darmani Rock (17-0, 12 KOs) had an easy night of it on Saturday night at the Met Philly when Maurenzo “T-Diddy” Smith (21-12-4, 14 KOs) surprisingly retired in the corner at the end of the second round. The co-feature of the eight bout card promoted by Hard Hitting Promotions in association with Live Nation saw Lightweight Jeremy “King” Cuevas (12-1, 9 KOs0 bounce back from the first loss of his career in impressive fashion, scoring a dominant fourth round stoppage of Rondale Hubbert (13-10-2, 8 KOs).  (MORE)

   











 

 
                 
       

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