A number of Beltway Boxers were victorious on the T.A.C. Promotions card at the ABC Sports Complex in Springfield, VA on Saturday, September 22nd.
(Photos by Daniel Cork)
Undefeated Hyattsville, MD super lightweight Patrick "YG Pat" Harris won an eight-round unanimous decision over Stephon McIntyre of Atlanta, GA to win the vacant American Boxing Federation Colonial Atlantic Super Lightweight title. Harris knocked down McIntyre in the third round and won the bout by shutout (80-71) on all three scorecards. Harris's record is now 14-0, eight KO's. McIntyre drops to 3-45-4, one KO.
Waldorf, MD welterweight Rashad "Code Blue" Kilpatrick won a four-round majority decision over Carlos Pena of Erie, PA. According to reports, Pena got off to a good start in the bout but Kilpatrick picked up the pace and went on to the victory. No words on the scores. Kilpatrick is now 3-0, one KO while Pena falls to 5-26-2, four KO's.
Another Waldorf boxer, heavyweight Kwasi "Hollywood" Horton, lost his pro debut to Michael Davis of Cleveland, OH. Horton did knock down Davis in the first round but Davis was able to recover and win the bout by unanimous decision. Davis wins for just the second time and is now 2-32.
In other bouts on the card, Catskill, NY light heavyweight Alvin "Iron Majik" Vermall, Jr. scored a sixth-round TKO over "The Hawaiian Nightmare" Rocky Smith of Muskegon, MI by way of Honolulu, HI. Vermall stepped up his attack in the fifth and sixth rounds forcing referee Mark D'Atillio to stop the bout at 1:48. Vermall bounced back from suffering his first pro loss in May and is now 16-1-1, 13 KO's. Smith falls to 13-8, 11 KO's.
Welterweight Anthony "Juice" Young won a six-round split decision over Donald "Bulldog" Ward of West Memphis, AR. Young won by scores of 58-56 on two scorecards while Ward captured one card by the same score. Young has now won eight straight bouts and raises his record to 19-2, six KO's. Ward's record is now 10-8-1, four KO's.
Nis, Serbia light heavyweight Filip Stankovic won a four-round unanimous decision over Philadelphia, PA light heavyweight Greg Hackett. No word on the scores. Stankovic is 3-0 while Hackett is 2-18-1.
Jason "Lethal" Kelly, a middleweight from Lethbridge, Ontario, Canada, won a four-round unanimous decision over Abner "Bam Bam" Guadalupe of The Bronx, NY. Again, no word on the scores.
Anthony Hamilton heads T.A.C. Promotions. The matchmaker was Cedric Harden.