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Taylor vs. Cayo

Emanuel Taylor defeats Cayo

818NEW YORK (March 9, 2013) image courtesy of ESPN
— Last night Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing® kept their winning streak in major televised fights intact as junior welterweight Emanuel “The Tranzforma” Taylor stopped former world title challenger Victor Cayo in the eighth round in the main event of ESPN Friday Night Fights.

Held at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the win for Taylor was his second big knockout in 2013, having kicked off the year with a sixth round stoppage of Raymond Serrano on JANUARY 25.

“This was a terrific performance by Emanuel. He exhibited a quiet confidence before the fight and took care of business in the ring. Even when he was dropped in the fifth, he kept his poise and scored big in the sixth,” said DeGuardia. ‘It was a very solid fight for fans watching the broadcast and bodes very well for Taylor’s future as he is a TV fighter fans will want to watch.” Continue reading