Seth "Mayhem" Mitchell's undefeated run has ended. Johnathon Banks of Detroit, MI dropped Mitchell three times in the second round tonight at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ.
Banks dropped Mitchell with a right hand after a minute in the second followed by two more knockdowns before referee Eddie Cotton stopped the contest at 2:37 of the round. With the loss, Mitchell is now 25-1-1, 19 KO's. Banks, who is now the NABO Heavyweight champ as well as the WBC International titleholder is now 29-1-1, 19 KO's.
In other bouts on the card that involved local boxers, Berlin, MD middleweight Joshua Snyder was stopped in the fifth round by Demetrius Hopkins at 1:26 of the fifth. Snyder, who took the bout on two days notice, is now 9-8-1, three KO's. Hopkins is 32-2-1, 12 KO's. Also, junior lightweight Terron Grant of White Plains, MD remained undefeated with a first-round stoppage of Abraham Esquivel. The bout ended at 2:14 after Grant knocked Esquivel down three times in the contest. Grant is now 5-0, three KO's while Esquivel is 4-3, two KO's.