Welterweight contender Jamal “Shango” James (26-1, 12 KOs) hammered out a ten round unanimous decision over former world champion Antonio DeMarco (33-8-1, 24 KOs) on Saturday at The Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The bout was a war early on, then James had the edge down the stretch. Scores were 98-92 3x.
In a clash between heavyweight contenders, Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington (20-3-1, 13 KOs) scored a spectacular eighth round KO over Robert “The Nordic Nightmare” Helenius (28-3, 17 KOs). Behind on the cards, Washington leveled Helenius with a massive right hand at 2:32. Helenius was counted out.
Former IBF heavyweight champion Charles Martin (27-2-1, 24 KOs) rocked a fourth round KO over Daniel Martz (18-6-1, 15 KOs). Martin dropped Martz twice in round four. Time was 2:03.
Welterweight Bryant “GoodFella” Perrella (17-2, 14 KOs) scored a third round TKO over Domonique Dolton (22-3-1, 13 KOs). Waved off at 1:24 to save Dolton from further punishment.
Unbeaten bantamweight Gary Antonio Russell (14-0, 11 KOs) Francisco Pedroza (13-8-2, 6 KOs). Scores were 100-90 on all three cards.
Unbeaten super lightweight Gary Antuanne Russell (10-0, 10 KOs) scored a third round KO over Larry Ventus (9-14-1, 4 KOs). Ventus down three times.