Edgewood, MD junior welterweight Emanuel "Tranzforma" Taylor scored an impressive sixth-round TKO victory over Philadelphia, PA's Raymond "Tito" Serrano tonight at the Paramount Theater in Huntington, Long Island, NY.
Taylor landed hard punches throughout the contest keeping Serrano at bay. Finally, Taylor ended the bout with a crushing left hand that sent Serrano to the ropes. Taylor punished Serrano against the ropes until referee Steve Willis stopped the contest at 1:42 of the sixth.
Taylor's record rises to 16-1, 11 KO's while Serrano falls to 18-2, eight KO's and suffers his second straight knockout loss.
Beltway-area trainers handled both corners tonight. Dave Sewell led the Taylor corner along with James Hogan and Taylor's father, Maxell, Sr. Working Serrano's corner was Barry Hunter along with Patrice "Boogie" Harris and James Harris.