James Martin scored a six-round unanimous decision over previously
undefeated Roudly Lolo in a junior middleweight bout that
highlighted a five-bout card at the 2300 Arena. The show was
promoted by King's Promotions. The fight was tactical but had some
solid pockets of action where Martin used his experience and boxing
ability to keep Lolo at bay. Martin, of Philadelphia, won by scores
of 60-54 twice and 59-55. He is now 10-3-1. Lolo, of Harrisburg, PA,
is 5-1-2, 3 KOs. The referee was Eric Dali. Tony Lundy, Ron McNair,
and Robert Rubnitz judged all five bouts on the card.
BEDNAREK STILL UNDEFEATED
Kamil Bednarek remained undefeated by scoring three knockdowns
en-route to a first-round stoppage over Gonzalo Andreasen in a super
middleweight contest. The time of the stoppage by referee Harvey
Dock was 2:54. Bednarek, of Dzierzoniel, Poland, is now 12-0 with
seven knockouts. Andreasen, of Buenos Aries, Argentina, is 10-11, 8
ALBRIGHT STOPS THOMAS
Quadir Albright rebounded nicely from his first defeat by stopping
tough David Thomas in the sixth and final round of their
welterweight bout. Albright lost his last bout by TKO in the same
ring last October. Albright, of Philadelphia, stopped Thomas at 1:34
into the sixth round. The referee was Eric Dali. Albright raised his
record to 7-1, with seven knockouts. Thomas, of Orange, Texas, fell
to 6-6-1, 2 KOs.
ROBINSON WINS IN ONE
21-year-old Ibrahim Robinson made his King's Promotions debut a
memorable one with an opening round stoppage of Jahqwon Humbert in
their scheduled four-round welterweight bout. Robinson dropped
Humbert twice before referee Harvey Dock stopped the fight. The time
was 1:40. Robinson, of Baltimore, is 5-0-1 with five knockouts.
Humbert, of Raleigh, NC, is 2-1, 1 KO.
ELLIS BLASTS BETHEA
Heavyweight Ali Ellis needed just twenty seconds and one left hook
to take out Khalid Bethea in a four-round bout that opened the card.
The referee was Eric Dali. Ellis, of Philadelphia, is 2-0 with two
knockouts. Bethea, of Jersey City, NJ, is 0-3.
Approximately five hundred fans attended the show. Next up for
King's Promotions is an event in Fort Worth, TX on April 27th. Then
five days later, King’s Promotions returns to Philadelphia on May
2nd for a card at Live! Casino Hotel in South Philly. Both events
will be officially announced this week.