Report: Damon “Latinbox” Gonzalez
Photo credits: Kenny Ludwig
Atlantic City, NJ. In the main event Heavyweight Bryant”ByBy” Jennings (24-2, 14 KO’s) from Philadelphia, PA. captured the
NABO and the IBF-International regional titles last night at the Ocean Resort Casino against a very tough Alexander Dimitrenko (41-4, 26 KOs) from Hamburg, Germany. Both fighters battled hard trading shots throughout the contest sending each other to the canvas. Jennings put it into higher gear in the later rounds connecting with more effective shots Dimitrenko gets hit with a upper cut that drops him in the ninth referee Allen Huggins with Dimitrenko back towards him waves off the contest at the official time of 1:56. Dimitrenko got up quickly from the knockdown pleading his case he wasn’t hurt. Clearly in a fight at this caliber leave it up to the fighters to finish the fight.
In the co-Main event NABF Super Middleweight Jesse “Hollywood” Hart (25-1, 21 KO’s) from Philadelphia, PA. drops a hard overhand right that sends Mike Gavronski (24-3-1, 15 KO’s) to the canvas , Hart waisted no time jumping on Gavronski hitting him with hard combinations ending Gavronski night at the official time of .52 seconds of round three by TKO victory.
Heavyweight Oleksandr Teslenko goes to (14-0, 11 KO’s) after beating Avery Gibson (9-9-4, 3 KO’s) to the punch with a unanimous decision victory judges official scores 58-55, 59-54, 60-53 all in favor for Teslenko.
Super Featherweight Joseph “Blessed Hands” Adorno (9-0, 9 KO’s) from Allentown, PA. crushes Agustine Mauras (6-5-3, 3 KO’s) quickly stopping him at the official time of 1:39 seconds of round one by TKO victory. Adorno jumped right on Mauras quickly with hard shots to the head and body sending him down in the opening round. Adorno jumped right back on Mauras as the referee seen enough punishment jumping in calling a holt to the action.
Super Welterweight local Thomas “Corn Flake” LaManna (26-2-1, 9 KO’s) scores a unanimous decision victory over Matthew Strode (25-7, 9 KO’s) all three judges score identical scorecards 79-71 for LaManna.
Bantamweight Christian Carto (16-0, 11 KO’s) from Philadelphia, PA. out-worked Javier Gallo (25-16-1, 13 KO’s) from Tijuana, Mexico to a unanimous decision victory
Judges official scores 80-71, 80-72, 79-73.
Featherweight Shakur Stevenson (8-0, 4 KO’s) from Newark, NJ. took his time breaking down Carlos Ruiz (16-4-2, 6 KO’s) scoring a unanimous decision victory tonight, Judges official scores 80-72 (3x).
WBA junior lightweight champion Jason Sosa (21-3-4, 15 KO’s) from Camden, NJ. scores a unanimous decision victory over Reynaldo Blanco (14-5, 8 KO’s) from Puerto Rico.
Judges official scores 79-69, 78-70, and 77-72. Sosa improved to 21-3-4, 15 KOs, while Blanco fell to 14-5, 8 KOs.