Once again, thanks to Juan Marshall of ProAm Fight Talk for his coverage of Saturday night's Keystone Boxing card at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Here are the results for those of you (like me) who missed out.
DC welterweight Dusty Harrison remained undefeated with a first-round stoppage of Reggie Nash. The bout was stopped at 2:32 of the round. Harrison raises his record to 7-0, four KO's. Nash of Grand Rapids, MI, is now 10-30-1, two KO's.
DC-based middleweight "King Shango" Ivan Ziglar won by third-round TKO over Jimmy LeBlanc of Weymouth, MA. Ziglar dropped LeBlanc twice in the second round before it was stopped 39 seconds into the third.
Junior middleweight Harold "Sweet Lee " Parker scored a second-round TKO over Antonio Sadler of Columbia, SC. The bout was stopped at 2:59 of the round. Parker is 2-0, two KO's while Sadler's record is even at 1-1-1, one KO.
Thomas "Top Dog" Williams, Jr. of Fort Washington, MD won a first-round TKO over Ariel Espinal of Brooklyn, NY. Originally, this fight was off the card because Espinal weighed in 20 pounds over the light heavyweight limit of 175. Espinal lost 10 pounds overnight to keep the bout on the card, only to hurt his shoulder in the first round. Williams is now 9-0, six KO's while Espinal falls to 8-22-3, four KO's.
Baltimore, MD super middleweight "The Golden Greek" Elias Bouloubassis scored a first-round TKO over William Armstead of Columbus, OH. Bouloubassis dropped Armstead three times before the bout was stopped at 1:01 of the first. Bouloubassis is now 7-0-5, five KO's.
DC middleweight Kevin Borders won his pro debut with a four-round majority decision over Eric Marion of Columbus, OH. Borders won by scores of 38-38, 39-37 (twice). Borders was also making his pro debut.
Upper Marlboro, MD heavyweight Duane Mobley scored a first-round TKO over Ryan Shay of Rock Hill, SC. The bout was stopped at 2:56 of the round. Mobley is 4-0, three KO's. Shay falls to 5-15, four KO's.
In the opening bout, Charlotte Hall, MD middleweight Josh Rupard needed just 36 seconds to stop Donnie Holden of Canton, OH. Rupard is 2-0, two KO's. Holden is 0-7.
Meanwhile at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NVon the undercard of Danny Garcia's upset of Amir Khan, Salisbury, MD's Fernando Guerrero won a 10-round unanimous decision over Jose Medina of Tilton, NH in a super middleweight contest. Guerrero dropped Medina early in the contest and went on to the easy win. Two judges scored a shutout for Guerrero, who is now 24-1, 18 KO's. Medina falls to 17-11-1, seven KO's.