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IMPRESSIVE FULTON RETAINS TITLE

Stephen Fulton dominated former champion Daniel Roman to remain undefeated and retain his WBC and WBO junior featherweight titles by unanimous 12-round decision. The fight headlined an 11-bout card at the Minneapolis Armory promoted by Marshall Kauffman, Tom Brown, Leon Margules, and PBC. Heading into the bout, some believed Roman, once the IBF and WBA belt-holder, would be a stiff test for the 27-year-old Fulton. However, the champion made the bout look easy, winning every round of the fight.

Fulton controlled the action his jab, but also landed with power throughout the fight. He was far too quick for Roman... (MORE)

   

 
                 
 

   

BERNADIN DOMINATES ROBLES

Marshall Kauffman's Kings Promotions staged a four-bout card on Friday night at South Philly's the 2300 Arena. In the feature bout, James Bernadin of Lancaster annihilated Kenny Robles of Staten Island, to obtain a unanimous 8-round decision. Approximately 750 fans came to watch fights that showed how quality, instead of quantity, will always send the consumer home satisfied.

The main event showcased Bernadin, an undefeated fighter with less than ten fights and Robles, a ticket-selling prospect. Robles, 138.8 lbs., started fast and took it to Bernadin in the first two minutes of round one. However, from... (MORE)

   

 
                 
 

   

CONTO STOPS ROLFE

Popular South Philly heavyweight Sonny Conto devoured the latest meal dished up for him, Friday night at the Parx Casino in Bensalem, PA. Justin Rolfe, of Fairfield, ME, was the victim. The out-of-shape boxer landed a few good shots, but offered little resistance and fell in round three. It was the tenth victory for Conto, and his eighth by knockout. The "Bronco" did what he was supposed to do in the fight, but it is time for a step up... (MORE)

   
 
         
       
                 
 

   

WILLIAMS CRUSHES OPPONENT

In his first headlining bout, Philly junior welterweight Thyler Williams made short work of his opponent, Gonzalo Dallera, Saturday night (May 7) at the 2300 Arena. The fight was the top bout on a seriously trimmed card promoted by Jeter Promotions. Suffering from numerous last-minute fallouts during fight week, the show wound up offering only three official bouts and two exhibitions.

Fighting in his first main event, Williams stepped right out and battered Dallera. Just before the telling blow, the fighters clashed heads which produced a slash over Thyler's eye. After the butt, Dallera backed...  (MORE)

   
 
         
       
                 
 




 

   

CARTO SCORES ANOTHER QUICK KNOCKOUT

Bantamweight Christian Carto added another quick knockout to his resume Friday night at South Philly's 2300 Arena. The scheduled eight-round bout topped a six-bout show promoted by Marshall Kauffman's Kings Promotions. The power-punching Carto's first round stoppage over Ernesto Sebastian Franzolini came after a hard body shot put the Argentine on the canvas and the bout was stopped moments later after just 2:31. This was Carto's second straight opening-rounder in a comeback campaign after his after his lone professional defeat back in 2019. 

Carto improved his pro slate to 18-1, 13 KOs, with the victory. (MORE)

   
 
                 
       

COBB WINS BRISCOE
FOR "2021 PHOTO OF THE YEAR"

Photographer Darryl Cobb Jr.'s portrait of Philadelphia fighter Christopher Burgos has been named the "2021 Photo of the Year" by the Briscoe Awards. Cobb will take home a Briscoe Medal at the annual event on July 24, 2022, at Rivers Casino. This is Cobb's third win in this category.

The top photo depicted Burgos after his "2021 Philly Fight of the Year" victory over Gerardo Martinez, at South Philly's... (MORE)

   



 
                 
       

WISE DEFEATS KRAEL IN
PHILLY CLASSIC

Isaiah Wise got off the deck, and was in serious trouble, but stormed back to win a six-round split decision over Cameron Krael in one of the best and most exciting bouts in recent memory. The middleweight bout, which took place on Friday night, March 25th, thrilled an enthusiastic crowd at the 2300 Arena. The entertaining show was promoted by RDR Promotions.  

The two fighters came out swinging from the opening bell. Krael landed ripping shots from close range, while Wise chose to keep the fight even closer on the inside. In round two, Krael landed thudding shots to the head of Wise that made the Philadelphia native buckle and stumble until... (MORE)

   



 
                 
 
 
   

PA BOXING HALL OF FAME & BRISCOE AWARDS JOIN FORCES

The Pennsylvania Boxing Hall of Fame (PABHOF) and the Briscoe Awards announced that the two organizations will collaborate on one big event in 2022. The event will celebrate standouts from both the past and present of the Pennsylvania boxing scene, and is scheduled for Sunday, July 24, 2022, at Rivers Casino in Philadelphia.  

Former multi-champion Bernard Hopkins... (MORE)

   



 
                 
       

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