On Saturday night, October 9,
Isaiah Wise scored an explosive first-round stoppage over Dewayne
Williams in a scheduled six-round middleweight fight which was the
feature bout of a seven bout card at 2300 Arena in Philadelphia. The
card was promoted by RDR Promotions.
Wise landed a jab followed by an explosive right to the head that
put Williams on the canvas. Williams got to his feet, but was deemed
unable to continue, and the bout was stopped at 1:07. The referee
was Benjy Esteves Jr. Wise, 161 lbs. of Philadelphia is 10-2-2 with
six knockouts. Williams, 161 lbs. of Philadelphia is 3-4.
PARKER DEFEATS BUTLER
Naheem Parker (right) won a four-round unanimous decision over
Raekwon Butler in a battle of previously undefeated junior
welterweights. Parker dropped Butler with a left hook in round two.
Butler, 139 lbs. of Brooklyn, NY is 3-1. Parker, 141 lbs. of Camden,
NJ won by scores of 39-36 and 38-37 twice and is now 4-0.
Rashan Adams (right) made a successful pro debut with a four-round
unanimous decision over Joshua Zimmerman in a junior lightweight
bout. Adams, 133.8 lbs. of Philadelphia won by 40-36 scores on all
cards and is 1-0. Zimmerman, 135 lbs. of Baltimore is 0-5.
KARMO AND GIBBONS DRAW
Boimah Karmo and Michael Gibbons battled to a four-round majority
draw in a welterweight contest. Gibbons took one card 39-37, while
two cards read even at 38-38. Karmo, 147 lbs. of Sharon Hill, PA is
1-0-1. Gibbons, 144.5 lbs. of Atlanta is 0-0-1. The referee was Eric
SULLIVAN REMAINS UNDEFEATED
Nicholas Sullivan (left) remained undefeated with a four-round
unanimous decision over Braulio Avila in a lightweight bout.
Sullivan, 136 lbs. of Norfolk, VA won by scores 40-36 twice and
39-37, and is now 4-0. Avila, 135 lbs. of Mexico is 3-12.
RAIMKULOV WINS ON POINTS
Temlin Raimkulov (left) won a four-round unanimous decision over
Jahdon Ervin in a middleweight bout. Raimkulov, 160 lbs. of Almaty,
KAZ won by scores of 39-37 on all cards, and is now 3-1-2. Ervin,
158.6 lbs. of St. Clair, PA is 1-1.
McDANIEL STOPS ALBOROV
Rah’Quand McDaniel (right) stopped Soslan Alborov in round two of a
scheduled four-round junior middleweight fight. At the end of round
one, McDaniel dropped Alborov with a hard left hook to the head.
Early in round two, McDaniel sent Alborov to the canvas for a second
time. McDaniel finished off Alborov with a sweeping left hook that
sent him down and out at 1:37. The referee was Benjy Esteves Jr.
McDaniel, 154 lbs. of Philadelphia, PA is 1-0 with one knockout.
Alborov, 150.6 lbs. of Philadelphia is 0-1.
RDR Promotions returns to the
2300 Arena on Saturday, November 27th with a huge night that will
feature a highly anticipated fight between undefeated welterweights
Paul Kroll and Mark Dawson. Also on the card will be Jesse Hart.
Full details will be announced shortly.