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Results: Poonsawat Upsets Dunne In Dublin; Pascal Beats Branco In Montreal; More

Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym (39-1), in his his first professional victory outside Thailand, floored Bernard Dunne (28-2) three times in the third round to end the Dubliner's reign as WBA super-bantamweight Champion after just six months. On the undercard, Tyson Fury (9-0, 7 KOs) won a six round decision over Tomas Mrazek (4-23) just 15 days after his controversial win over John McDermott..


Pascal Beats Branco

Jean Pascal stopped Italy’s Silvio Branco in the 10th round to retain the WBC light heavyweight title Friday night. Pascal knocked down the 43-year-old Branco once in seventh and twice in the 10th before the Italian’s corner threw in the towel.


Tucker Batters Strohl to take USBO Light Heavyweight Title in Westminster!

Westminster, MD – Buoyed by a standing room only crowd at the Shipley Arena, Mark “TNT” Tucker improved his professional ledger to 12-0 (7 KO’s) after a dominant unanimous decision victory over Las Vegas’ Jim “Steel Chin” Strohl 27-8 (21 KO’s). Supported chants of “TNT, TNT”, Tucker got off to a fast start by staggering Strohl in the opening round with hard 1-2 combinations.

Tucker opened up a cut under Strohl’s eye with a straight left hand in the fifth and continued to have success while boxing from a distance. The bloody Strohl lived up to his billing, as he continued to press forward throughout the contest while managing to stay on his feet after being stunned on multiple occasions. Scores were 100-90, 99-91 and 98-92 for Tucker, who took home the USBO Light Heavyweight title with the victory.

In the co-featured bout of the evening, Tyrell “Da Show Shocka” Samuel of Baltimore, MD earned unanimous decision victory over tough Philadelphia based Panamanian Gustavo Dailey. The majority of the bout took place in close quarters, with Samuel’s defensive movement and straight right hand counter shots leading the way. Dailey had moments of success and made all of the rounds competitive but Samuel’s quickness and ability to avoid Dailey’s punches guided him to the victory. Scores were 80-72, 7973 and 78-74. Samuel improved to 13-3 (6 KO’s) while Dailey drops to 4-6 (1 KO).

Junior Middleweights Jamar “Da Truth” Freeman 4-0-2 (1 KO) of North Carolina and Manuel Guzman 6-8-2 (2 KO’s) of Lancaster, PA battled to a four round draw. The volume punching Freeman had most of his success boxing and moving from the outside while Guzman’s best shots came in close range. Scores were 40-36 Freeman and 38-38 twice.

Former top rated amateur Emmanuel “Transformer” Taylor moved to 3-0 (3 KO’s) after demolishing Washington Heights, NY native Amaury Torres 4-10-2 (1 KO) in the opening round of their Junior Welterweight bout. Taylor quickly had Torres on the canvas with a picture perfect overhand right then continued his onslaught, dropping his opponent twice more with left hooks. Following the third knockdown, referee Gary Camponeschi halted the contest at 2:49.

In the opening bout of the evening, Baltimore Middleweight Omar Sims scored a unanimous decision over Frederick MD’s Allen Perkins. Perkins aggressive style gave Sims little room to operate but the lanky Baltimorean used his reach advantage to outland his opponent. Scores were 40-36 and 39-37 twice. The win moves Sims to 3-1-2 (1 KO) while Perkins falls to 1-1.

The “Showdown at the Shipley Arena” was promoted by TNT Promotions 21 in association with The Maryland Boxing Club. TNT Promotions will return to the Shipley Arena in late November or early December.

During the last two years, TNT Promotions 21 has brought boxing to life in Northern Maryland. They have hosted five shows at the Shipley Arena, bringing in a larger crowd each time they returned. TNT 21 also has the exclusive promotional rights to Mark Tucker.


Jimmy Lange wins by TKO over Jonathan Reid after the 9th round

Champion Jimmy Lange (31-3-2, 21 KOs) wins by TKO over Jonathan Reid (34-12, 19 KOs) - 12 Rounds, Super Welterweights – Reid did not come out of his corner after completion of the 9th round.

Co-Main

DeMarcus Corley (36-11-1, 20 KOs) wins by Unan. Dec over Harrison Cuello (18-12, 14 KOs)- 8 Rounds, Lightweights – Judges Scoring (80-71, 79-72 & 78-73)

Jennifer Salinas (11-1, 3 KOs) Split dec. over Caitlin Dance (2-6, 1 KO)
6 Rounds, Featherweights – Judges Scoring (58-56 Salinas, 58-56 Dance & 57-56 Salinas)

Tony Jeter (8-2, 7 KOs) wins by Explosive Knockout over Keith Gross (3-2, 1 KO)
6 Rounds, Middleweights – Explosive Knockout at 1:22 of the first round

Alexander Johnson (7-0, 3 KOs) wins by Unan. Dec. over Francois Ambang (2-4)
4 Rounds, Light Heavyweights Judges Scoring (39-37, 39-37 & 40-36)

Bayan Jargal (13-0-2, 9 KOs) Draws with Richard Hall (10-21-3, 10 KOs)
6 Rounds, Lightweights - Judges Scoring (58-56 Jargal, 58-56 Hall & 57-57)

Dwayne Shelton (2-1-1) Draws with Kendrick Walker (2-2-2, 1 KO)
4 Rounds, Welterweights - Judges Scoring (39-37 Walker, 39-37Shelton & 38-38)

Barry Trotter (2-0) wins by Unan. Dec. over Tracy Brewer (3-1, 1 KO)
4 Rounds, Middleweights - Trotter by Unanimous Decision (40-35, 40-35, 38-37)

Article posted on 26.09.2009



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