Mykal Fox Shows Martin Has No Magic; Mike Balogun Puts Luther Smith’s Lights Out

The Crystal City Hilton in Arlington, Virginia was host to a quality prospects card put on by Marshall Kauffman and King’s Promotions. Headlined by the lanky blue-chipper Mykal “The Professor” Fox, the couple of hundred in attendance were whipped up by the fast-paced action, even if many of the fights were a forgone conclusion.

Among the notable four rounders, Maryland middleweight Patrick Rivera made a statement in his professional debut. His opponent was Dustin Caplinger, best known as the KO victim of Terrell Gausha’s pro debut. Rivera whaled away on Caplinger right from the start, never letting up.

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“King Kong” Ortiz Squashes “Tiger” Thompson; Jessie Vargas Scores a Career-Best Win Against Ali


The DC Armory was alive with action as Luis Ortiz continued his charge on the heavyweight division against rugged veteran Tony Thompson.

Early action saw local favorite Damon Allen (9-0, 4 KOs) dominate a game Angel Aispuro. He landed to the body and head at will, but Aispuro was defiant. At times, he gave Allen a right or left to the head to think about. However, Aispuro took a heap of punishment that culminated with a serious cut to his right ear. Referee Billy Johnson called it 2:17 into the sixth round.

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Ty Barnett Wows DC crowd with Late TKO

It was a solid night of boxing at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Saturday night. A crowd of several hundred, which included champs Lamont Peterson and Adrien Broner, were treated to a roster of up-and-comers looking to make a statement. Even Virginia’s governor, Terri McAuliffe, seemed to be having a good time as the fights progressed.

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Peterson and Diaz Slug Away; Colon and Williams Put on Sloppy Scrap

Felix Diaz Jr, Lamont Peterson - Boxing News

Once again, Premier Boxing Champions brought the fight to network TV as Lamont Peterson fought Felix Diaz at the EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Virginia.

The main event was a slugfest as both fighters traded solid shots throughout the fight. Diaz seemed to be getting the better of many of the exchanges, especially in round seven when it seemed he was able to land upper cuts and at will, and even taunted Peterson by bouncing in the ring to call out his opponent’s dropping activity.

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