By Brad Snyder-The Undercard
Pictures by Bob Ryder
The mixed data of the primary occasion and co-main occasion combatants was 58-1-2. The primary occasion and co-main occasion had two fighters with devastating punching energy. Shohjahon Ergashev (23-0, 20 KOs) demanded from his promoter Dmitry Salita larger fights in his put up struggle speech. His fifth Spherical 1:24 TKO over Angel Martinez Hernandez (14-2-2) appeared straightforward. Hernandez got here out swinging in Spherical 1. He was wild and off-balance. Finally, Ergashev was in a position to join his left simply from the southpaw place. In Spherical 4, the devastation had Hernandez on the canvas. In Spherical 5, Ergashev scored one other knockdown. Then he jumped on Hernandez, once more, till Referee Frank Garza stopped the struggle. Hernandez acquired bloodied within the final assault from Ergashev. The Tremendous Light-weight bout confirmed Ergashev is prepared for championship boxing.
The USBA Gentle Heavyweight Championship was on the road within the co-main occasion of the evening. Ali Izmailov (9-0, 6 KOs) and Eric Murguia (14-1, 12 KOs) put their undefeated data to the take a look at. From the beginning of the struggle, Izmailov’s protection was spectacular to look at. Each boxers appeared good within the first rounds of the 10-round struggle. Izmailov was getting the higher of the exchanges. Izmailov’s velocity was the distinction maker at first, however then his energy began to interrupt Murguia down. Ali, usually, stood between rounds, whereas Murguia used the stool, as he wanted work achieved on him by his nook. On the finish of the struggle, you may not inform Izmailov had been in a boxing match, however Murguia had it throughout his face. The judges awarded the UD victory to Izmailov (100-90, 98-92, 99-91).
Tremendous Bantamweight Prince Dzanie improved to (23-0, 19 KOs) by scoring a 31-second Spherical 2 victory over Juan Gabriel Medina (14-12, 12 KOs).
Middleweight Joseph Hicks Jr. (3-0, 3 KOs) needed to come up in weight to fulfill his opponent, Jonathan Batista (19-17, 12 KOs) at LIght Heavyweight. Batista missed weight the day earlier than and appeared like he didn’t need to be within the ring. A jab from Hicks to Batista’s abdomen produced the primary knockdown. After that, it was powerful to not see how damage Batista was. After being knocked down a second time, he appeared ridiculous flopping down on the canvas. Lastly, Referee Ansel Stewart waived off the struggle on the 2:30 second mark of the first Spherical.
Tremendous Light-weight Joshua Pagan (3-0, 2 KOs) simply beat Maycon Oller Da Silva (1-6, 1 KO) by UD (40-36, 40-36, 40-36).
Middleweight Da’Velle Smith (4-0, 3 KOs) beat Davontae McDonald (2-2, 1 KO) by UD (40-36, 40-36, 40-36).
Light-weight Darius Fulghum (3-0, 3 KOs) gained on the 1:49 mark of the 2nd Spherical over David Murray (10-4-1, 6 KOs) by knockout.
The occasion had promoter Dmitry Salita incomes an award from the WBC by Frank Garza. The award shall be celebrated on the subsequent WBC conference. Backyard Theater was the venue with Salita Promotions the promoter on document. The evening’s fights had been matched by Steve Clemente and Lina Kurylyuk.