Friday, October 23, 2015

Polischuk, Quarles, Shah, Hernandez Victorious At Private Boxing Card In DC!

For the last few years, a home security company called has had an annual boxing card that is not open to the public or to the press.  This year's card took place Thursday night at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC and a number of Beltway Boxers competed on the show.  Here are the results:

Landover, MD welterweight "The Baby-Faced Assassin
Yurii Polischuk
won a six-round unanimous decision over Juan "The Savior" Rodriguez of Haymarket, VA.  Polischuk won by scores of 57-56 (twice) and 59-55.  Polischuk is now 8-1-1, two KO's while Rodriguez falls to 6-4-1, five KO's.

Middleweight "The Pride of Alexandria (VA)" Brandon Quarles scored a six-round TKO over Dennis Sharpe of Jersey City, NJ.  This is the second time Quarles has stopped Sharpe -- Quarles scored a fourth-round TKO in November of 2014 at Constitution Hall.  Quarles is now 17-3-1, eight KO's while Sharpe's record evens at 17-17-4, four KO's.

 Centerville, VA middleweight Zain "Tiger" Shah returned to action after an almost two-year absence and won a six-round decision over "Dangerous" Ryan Davis of East St. Louis, IL.  Shah broke a three-bout losing streak with the win and is now 6-3, three KO's.  Davis's record drops to 24-17-3, nine KO's.

Also, rookie lightweight Eric "El Torito" Hernandez of Leesburg, VA went six rounds for the first time in his pro career and won a unanimous decision over Benjamin "Wildcat" Olinga of Washington, DC.  Hernandez won by scores of 58-56 (twice) and 59-55.  Hernandez remains undefeated at 5-0, three KO's while Olinga is now 1-11.

In women's action, legendary champion Mia "The Knockout" St. John of Oxnard, CA won a four-round unanimous decision over Tammy "The Tigress" Franks of San Antonio, TX.  St. John scored a shutout (40-36) on all three cards in her first bout since being stopped by Tori Nelson in May of 2014 in Annandale, VA.  St. John is now 48-14-2, 18 KO's.  Franks now has a record of 2-26-1.

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