Fernandez tops Byrd in Detroit

By Brad Snyder-The Undercard
Photos: Bob Ryder

Welterweight Demian Fernandez (11-1, 5 KOs) defeated Andre Byrd (8-7-2, 1 KO) in a 10-round contest by UD (99-91, 98-92, 96-94) on Saturday night at the Lexus Velodrome in Detroit, Michigan.
Fernandez Byrd5
Fernandez, who is the WBO Latino champion, overcame a tough opponent in Byrd. The fight was awkward at times and featured a lot of clinching and challenges of both fighter’s style.

Super welterweight Antonio Wade (5-1, 3 KOs) improves his record defeating Courtney Williams (0-2) over a 4-round Majority Decision (38-38, 40-36, 40-36).

Welterweight Cortez Chambliss (5-1, 4 KOs) showed he is still very much a work in progress, narrowly beating Emeka Ifekando (0-2) by Majority Decision (38-38, 39-37, 40-36).

The first pro fight of the night had super welterweight Gheith Mohammed (6-0, 2 KOs) defeating Christopher Reid ((0-1) by TKO at the 1:12 mark fo the 1st Round.

All the night’s winners were cornered by Jonathan Banks. The charity pro/am was promoted by CMC Promotions and Team Hands On. The card was produced to help fight human trafficking. Matchmaking was done by Eric McGuire.


Baysangurov scores first round TKO in Kiev
Vergil Ortiz Jr. Post-Fight Quotes

Top Boxing News

PLEASE READ
We have a few rules to make our comment section more enjoyable for everyone.
1. Keep comments related to boxing.
2. Be respectful, polite and keep it clean.
3. Personal attacks will not be tolerated.
Offending posts will be removed.
>