Franek vs. White
Tacoma, WA (January 6th, 2013) – Halquist Productions’ Battle at the Boat 90 featured high paced action in which only one fight went the distance. In the main event, Rob Frankel put on an overwhelming performance that concluded in the 5th round.
Scheduled for 10 rounds, Frankel (31-12-1, 6 KO’s) came away with the unanimous technical decision victory over Jermaine White (17-5-0, 9 KO’s). Frankel had control throughout the whole fight. In the 2nd round Frankel landed 2 knockdowns that put White in serious trouble. White showed a lot of heart trying to stay on his feet and continue the fight.
After getting knocked down twice in the 2nd round, White lost his mouthpiece twice in what looked like a strategy to regain composure. White spent a majority of the rest of the fight ducking and swaying back and forth while throwing the occasional power punch trying to land the knockout. In the 5th round, White head-butted Frankel which was ruled accidental. The fight was stopped so that the doctor could take a look. After a few moments of inspection, the doctor decided that Frankel could not continue which stopped the fight and sent the decision to the cards where the judges ruled unanimously in favor for Rob Frankel. Two judges scored the fight 49-44 while the third judge scored the fight 50-43.
Making his professional debut, Zachary Cooper had the entire showroom standing on their feet when he landed a knockout 30 seconds into the 1st round. His opponent, Rafael Umarov (1-5-0) was knocked out cold, facing the canvas, causing the event to be paused for a good amount of time. Cooper trains out of the infamous Mayweather Boxing Gym in boxing capital city of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue reading