May 20th, 2012 By Edwin Ayala
KARIM MAYFIELD STEALS WEEKEND SPOTLIGHT!
Saturday, May 19, 2012
TELEFUTURA LIVE FROM TEX-ASS WITH FAT CUBAN!
Pharr, TX – Odlanier Solis, (267.5 lbs), Miami, FL UD 12 Konstantin Airich, (227.75), Hamburg, Germany. Solis (18-1, 12 KOs) wins easy over the limited Airich (23-6-2, 17 KOs) by scores of 118-110 and 119-109 twice.
KESSLER SMOKES GREENE LIKE “GREEN BLUNT”
Copenhagen, Denmark- Mikkel Kessler, (169), Copenhagen, Denmark TKO 4 Allan Greene, (171.5), Tulsa, OK. Kessler (45-2, 34 KOs) and Greene (31-4, 21 KOs) put on a wildly exciting fight that almost ended when Kessler hit the canvas in round one. Round two and three had Kessler hurting Greene with left hooks. The same punch knocked Greene unconscious at :17 of round four.
Friday, May 18, 2012
SAN FRANCISCAN AMAZING ON ESPN 2
Albany, NY- Karim Mayfield, (139), San Fransisco, CA TKO 5 Raymond Serrano, (139), Philadelphia PA.
Mayfield (16-0-1, 10 KOs) drops Serrano (18-1, 8 KOs) in round three and again with less than one second left in round four with a perfectly timed blow. Serrano got up unsteady but was allowed the minute rest period to recoup. While his corner argued about stopping it, Serrano was forced to stand half of the allotted time. The fight was officially over 47 seconds into the fifth.
Jason Escalera, (160), Union City, NJ D 8 Nick Brinson, (160), Geneva, NY. Escalera (13-0-1, 12 KOs) and Brinson (9-1-2, 5 KOs) went back and forth in controlling this crowd pleasing fight. In the end the three judges disagreed in scoring it 76-76 and 76-75 in favor of each fighter.
TELEMUNDO CARD FROM MEXICO!
Mexico City, Mexico- Ivan Cano, (140), Mexico City, Mexico UD 8 Mauricio Pintor, (139), Cuajimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico. Cano (21-3, 14 KOs) outpoints previously unbeaten Pintor (17-1-1, 11 KOs) after dropping him in the first, over eight dull rounds. Scores were 99-91, 98-90 and 98-92.
Edwin “Ace” Ayala