By Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside
Richmond, VA super middleweight “The Chosen One” Immanuwel Aleem has scored a TKO at the end of the sixth round over Juan de Angel of Barranquilla, Colombia. Aleem was able to keep the pressure on de Angel throughout the contest. De Angel was able to land shots occasionally but none did any damage to Aleem. Finally, de Angel decided he could not come out for the seventh round. Aleem is now 18-1-1, 11 KO’s. De Angel drops to 20-9-1, 18 KO’s.
Junior welterweight Antuanne Russell made short work of Wilmer Rodriguez of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, stopping him late in the first round. Russell dropped Rodriguez twice in the bout, first with a right hand and then with a left-right combination. Eventually, the bout was stopped at 2:54 of the first. Russell remains perfect at 6-0, six KO’s while Rodriguez falls to 9-3, seven KO’s.
In the first bout to go the distance, undefeated Clinton, MD super featherweight Cobia “The Soldier” Breedy scored a relatively easy six-round unanimous decision over Christopher Martin of Chula Vista, CA. Breedy showed solid offensive skills as he kept Martin continually off balance. Breedy would win by shutout (60-54) on all three judges’s scorecards. Breedy is now 11-0, four KO’s while Martin drops to 30-10-3, 10 KO’s.
Antonio “Another” Russell put on a punishing performance en route to a fifth-round TKO over Jonathan Lecona of Mexico City, Mexico. The Capital Heights, MD native scored three knockdowns during the bout before referee Bill Clancy stopped the bout at 16 seconds of the fifth round. Russell remains undefeated at 11-0, nine KO’s. Lecona is 17-20-4, six KO’s.
Alexandria, VA super welterweight Brandon “Bulldog” Quarles scored a fifth-round TKO over Fidel Monterrosa of Barranquilla, Colombia. Quarles, a former middleweight, saw his power increase throughout the contest as he wore down the game Monterrosa. Eventually, Quarles was able to put on enough pressure to force referee Dave Braslow to stop the bout at 2:01 of the fifth round. Quarles’s record rises to 19-4-1, 10 KO’s while Monterrosa falls to 38-18-1, 30 KO’s.
In the opening bout at MGM National Harbor Casino in Oxon Hill, MD, super middleweight RReuben Simmons of Lynchburg, VA won the contest at the end of the first round when his opponent, Ayron Davis of Wytheville, VA could not answer the bell for the second round. Douglas picked up the pace midway through the first and somehow caused a cut on the top of Davis’s head.
By Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside Richmond, VA super middleweight “The Chosen One” Immanuwel Aleem has scored a TKO at the end of the sixth round over Juan de Angel…
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