Saturday, March 02, 2013

Rivers Scores Explosive Second-Round TKO!

Palmer Park, MD junior lightweight Kevin "K-Smoov" Rivers, Jr. has registered an explosive second-round TKO over Columbia, SC's Antonio Sanchez.

The bout was a solid give-and-take situation through the first round, although Rivers was wearing Sanchez down throughout the contest.  In the second, Rivers let loose with a brutal right hand that made Sanchez slump onto the ropes.  Referee Kenny Chevalier ruled it a knockdown as the ropes kept Sanchez from hitting the canvas.  When Sanchez got up, he was in no condition to continue and the bout was stopped at 1:41 of the second.

Rivers is now 5-0, four KO's.  Sanchez is now even at 1-1-1, one KO.

Next, Jarrett Hurd battles Thomas Baldwin.

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