By Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside
The Shabazz Brotherz Promotions card held Friday night at Martin’s West in Woodlawn, MD proved to be a great night for the family of former undisputed heavyweight champion and Baltimore, MD native Hasim Rahman, Sr.
Heavyweight Hasim “Gold Blooded” Rahman, Jr. knocked out Stephen Tyner of Akron, OH at one second of the second round. Rahman, Jr. was dominant through the first round, battering Tyner from the opening bell. Right at the end of the first, Rahman, Jr. landed a crushing right hand that dropped Tyner to the canvas. Tyner managed to beat referee Brent Bovell’s count and make it to his corner. However, as the bell rang to start the second round, Tyner could not get off of his stool and the bout would be stopped. Rahman, Jr. remains undefeated at 5-0, four KO’s while Tyner falls to 4-16-3, two KO’s.
Rahman, Jr.’s brother, Sharif “C3” Rahman, won a four-round unanimous decision in a light heavyweight bout over Tahlik Taylor of Greensboro, NC. In going the distance for the first time in his young career, Rahman handled the distance easily as he was able to outwork Taylor in the contest. Judge David Braslow scored a shutout for Rahman, 40-36 while judges Kenny Chevalier and John Gradowski saw the bout 39-37 for Rahman, who is now 3-0, two KO’s while Taylor falls to 3-11-1, one KO.
Rahman, Sr.’s brother, Muhsin “The Spartan” Cason, won a cruiserweight bout by four-round unanimous decision over the debuting Charles Johnson of Upper Marlboro, MD. Cason showed a strong jab that kept Johnson off balance throughout the bout. Johnson tried to fight back but Cason’s offense was too strong as he won by shutout across the board, 40-36. Cason’s record is now 2-0. Continue reading “Rahman Family successful in Woodlawn, MD”
By Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside The Shabazz Brotherz Promotions card held Friday night at Martin’s West in Woodlawn, MD proved to be a great night for the family of…
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