Khainell Wheeler needed just 82
seconds to stop Ryan Adams in a scheduled eight-round super
middleweight fight in front of a large crowd at The Wind Creek Event
Center in Bethlehem, PA. The eight-bout card was promoted by King's
Seconds into the bout, Wheeler
dropped Adams with a power jab. Adams never fully regained his
balance, as he was wobbled by two more punches, and the fight was
stopped at 1:22 by referee Shawn Clark. Wheeler, 167.3 lbs, of
Bethlehem, improved to 7-1 with 6 KOs. Adams, 165.6 lbs, of Saint
Louis, MO, fell to is 8-5-1, 6 KOs.
ROBLES WINS DECISION
Kenny Robles pounded out an eight-round unanimous decision over Naim
Nelson in a junior welterweight bout. Robles, 141 lbs, of Staten
Island, NY, won by scores of 80-72 (Adam Friscia), 79-73 (Kevin
Morgan), and 78-74 (Steve Weisfeld). Robles went home 9-1, 3 KOs.
Philadelphian Nelson, 139.9 lbs, slid to 14-6, 1 KO.
RODRIGUEZ TOPS CHAVEZ
Jonathan Rodriguez won a six-round unanimous decision over Jose
Flores Chanez in a bantamweight fight. In round six, Chanez lost a
point for holding. Rodriguez dominated the action and won by scores
of 60-53 on all three official cards (Adam Friscia, Ron McNair,
Steve Weisfeld). Rodriguez, 119.6 lbs, of Bethlehem, is upped his
record to 10-1-1, 3 KOs, while Chanez, 118 lbs, of Baja, Mexico,
lost his second in a row and left 9-14, 5 KOs.
BERNADIN STOPS ASMAT
James Bernadin stopped Kevin Asmat in the sixth and final round of
their lightweight fight. It was a tough scrap that was set up the
day before when Bernadin shoved Asmat at the weigh in. Bernadin got
the better of the action, but Asmat had his moments. In round six,
Bernadin landed several hard shots that forced referee Harvey Dock
to stop the bout at 2:52. Bernadin, 135.7 lbs, of Lancaster, PA,
improved to 6-0-1, 4 KOs. Asmat, 135.1 lbs, of North Bergen, NJ,
broke a three-bout win streak and went home 6-3, 5 KOs.
GONZALEZ REMAINS UNDEFEATED
Julian Gonzalez remained perfect by stopping Carlos Padilla after
two full rounds of their scheduled six-round lightweight contest.
Gonzalez beat down Padilla and the bout was stopped in the corner
after round two by referee Shawn Clark. Gonzalez, 134.1 lbs, of
Reading, PA, extended his knockout streak to is 6-0, 6 KOs. Padilla,
138.9 lbs, of Barranquilla, Colombia, was stopped for the ninth time
in his is 17-11-1, 11 KOs career.
CRUZ WINS SECOND STRAIGHT
LeAnna Cruz remained undefeated with a four-round unanimous decision
over Anyela Lopez in a bantamweight fight. Cruz, 113.7 lbs, of
Allentown, PA, won by scores of 40-36 (Adam Friscia) and 39-37 twice
(Kevin Morgan & Steve Weisfeld) to go to 2-0. Lopez, 115.3 lbs, of
Tucson, AZ, evened her resume to 2-2, 1 KO.
ALBRIGHT WINS FIFTH BY KO
Quadir Albright remained perfect with a third round stoppage of
Antonio Wattell in a scheduled six-round junior welterweight bout.
In round one, Albright landed a huge right hand that knocked Wattell
down and out of the ring, but Wattell managed to climb back into the
ring beating referee Shawn Clark's 20-count. Wattell fought back in
round three, but Albright dropped Wattell with a hard combination to
the head. Albright finished off the fight with a vicious body
combination that compelled referee Shawn Clark to stop the fight at
2:57 of the third. Albright, 141.6 lbs, of Philadelphia, stretched
his record to 5-0 with 5 knockouts. Wattell, 140.6 lbs, of Houston,
TX, slipped to 3-9-3, 2 KOs.
TEASLEY WINS EXCITING BATTLE
In an exciting battle of debuting welterweights, Thanjhae
Teasley stopped Daniel Jiles in round two of their scheduled
four-round fight. Jiles used his length early, but Teasley was able
to make the necessary adjustments to get inside. He battered Jiles
in round two until referee Shawn Clark stopped the bout at the 2:29
mark. Teasley, 147.4 lbs, of Bethlehem, PA, left 1-0, 1 KO, while
Jiles, 147.5 lbs, of Philadelphia, ended up 0-1.
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