Results from New York City

Unbeaten super welterweight ‘King’ Callum Walsh (10-0, 8 KOs) worked over game Dauren Yeleussinov (11-4-1, 10 KOs) for nine rounds before winning by referee’s stoppage on Friday night in The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The referee stopped the bout at 1:56. Walsh claimed the vacant WBC Continental Americas title.

Featherweight Feargal McCrory (16-0, 8 KOs) stopped Carlos Carlson (25-8, 16 KOs) in round three. McCrory dropped Carlson with a body shot and the referee waved it off during McCrory’s follow-up barrage. Time was 2:07. McCrory claimed the WBA Continental Americas title.

Longtime Long Island fan favorite Cletus ‘The Hebrew Hammer’ Seldin (28-1, 23 KOs) scored an eight round majority decision over Jose Angulo (16-8, 9 KOs) in a super lightweight clash. The 37-year-old Seldin dropped Angulo with an overhand right in round one. A Seldin left hand put Angulo down again in round two. After that, Angulo managed to go the full eight rounds. Seldin won by scores of 78-72, 77-73, 75-75.

Unbeaten super lightweight Reshat ‘The Albanian Bear’ Mati (15-0, 8 KOs) outscored Irving ‘Poderoso’ Macias (15-5, 10 KOs) over eight one-sided rounds. Scores were 80-72-79-73, 80-72.

Popular light heavyweight ‘Irish’ Joe Ward, (11-1, 7 KOs) scored a second round knockout against Derrick ‘Take it to the Bank’ Webster (29-5-1, 14 KOs). Webster down three times. Time was 2:25.

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  • Yeleussinov was disappointed with the stoppage and I understand why. He was fighting back and in no imminent danger.
    Lots of ref stoppages like this nowadays. It’s like they get a bonus for an A-side stoppage or something…

  • – Went to this event and had a blast.
    – Fights were only so-so, but the event was good.
    – Cletus Seldon needs to lose the “Joe Dirt” look.
    – Wasn’t real impressed w/Walsh.
    – Sat in the area where the families/friends of the undercard fighters sat.
    – Lots of Irish songs belted out by the crowd during the night.
    – It was good to see the Ring Card girls again.
    – Shook hands w/Irish Joe Ward who had a big following.
    – Saw Amanda Serrano.
    – Had an outstanding dinner at Connolly’s Irish Pub off Times Square.
    – Took the 11pm train and home by 2am.

    • WOW Gary!!! Sounds like you had a GREAT evening!! I had a similar experience years ago at a Miguel Cotto fight which coincided with Puerto Rican parade weekend!!! It was an amazing experience for me as well!! More importantly, glad you got home SAFELY!!

    • Yeah! Glad you had a great time Gary. You’re always going to fights. Good for you!

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