Philadelphia, PA - On Saturday night,
November 7th, boxing returned to Philadelphia after an eight-month
shutdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic with a four-bout card
promoted by RDR Promotions. All Covid-19 protocols were followed as
a limited, yet capacity crowd was on hand to witness the first card
in the city since RDR Promotions staged a sold-out full capacity
show eight months to the day.
In the main event, Mark Dawson Jr. remained undefeated with
six-round unanimous decision over cross-town rival Vincent Floyd in
a welterweight contest.
Dawson, who was making his first start in twenty months, showed no
signs of ring-rust as he landed a some solid over hand lefts and
right hooks against the tall southpaw Floyd. Dawson, is managed by
Split-T Management, won by scores of 60-54 twice and 59-55, to raise
his mark to 7-0-1. Floyd fell to 4-10-1.
Daiyann Butt of Philadelphia remained perfect with a four-round
unanimous decision over Dieumerci Nzau. Butt of Philadelphia is now
6-0. Nzau of Silver Spring, MD is 11-13.
Dylan Price remained undefeated with a second round stoppage over
Jose Rodriguez in their scheduled four-round bantamweight bout.
The time was 1:23. Price registered three knockdowns and the Sicklerville, NJ native
raised his record to 11-0 with eight-knockouts. Rodriguez, of Beaver
Dam, WI, is 4-4.
In the opening bout, Nafear Charles needed just 85 seconds to take
out David Vera Pena in a junior welterweight bout. Charles, of
Philadelphia, is 5-0, with five knockouts. Pena, of Annapolis, MD is
RDR Promotions will be announcing it's next
events in the coming week.