Chicago Fight Night - 3 World Titles One Night
Osmanu Adama scored a fourth round stoppage over Marcus Upshaw in a scheduled twelve round Middleweight fight that highlighted a championship card at the Hanging Gardens in River Grove, Illinois just outside of Chicago.
Adama landed a big left hook that rocked Upshaw into the corner and the fight was stopped after a follow up flurry at forty-two seconds of the round.
Adama, 160 lbs of Chicago via Accra, Ghana is now 19-2 with fourteen knockouts. Upshaw, 157 lbs of Jacksonville, FL is now 13-5-1.
In what had a hostile build up, Joey Hernandez scored a disqualification victory over Angel Hernandez in a scheduled ten round Jr, Middleweight bout.
Joey dropped Angel at the end of round two and the fight was entertaining throughout. Angel roughhoused during the fight with low blows and hitting behind the head ans was disqualified for the latter infraction.
Joey, 154 lbs is now 18-1-1. Angel, 154 lbs of Chicago is now 30-10.
The two had to be separated at the weigh-in after the the pushed each other and exchanged obscenities
Lanardo Tyner and Adrian Granados fought to a eight round draw in a Welterweight bout.
Scores were 77-75 each way and 76-76.
Tyner, 147 lbs of Houston is 24-4-2. Granados, 148 lbs of Cicero, IL is 7-1-1.
Brooke Dierdorf and Ashley Vurray fought to a four round draw in a ladies Lightweight bout.
Each girl won a card at 39-37 while a third card read 38-38.
Dierdorf, 132 1/2 lbs is now 6-5-2. Curry, 133 lbs is now 3-5-2.
Mike Jimenez scored a four round unanimous decision over Cameron Allen in a sUper Middleweight bout.
Scores were 39-37 for Jimenez, 167 lbs of Chicago and is now 4-0. Allen, 165 lbs of Battle Creek, MI is now 3-6
Eric Estrada won a six round unanimous decision over James Lester in a Super Featherweight bout.
Estrada, 131 lbs of Chicago won by scores of 59-55 on all cards and is now 9-1. Lester, 130 lbs of Detroit is now 9-5.
Antonio Canas dropped Andrew Hartley twice in round one and scored a first round stoppage in a scheduled four round Jr. Welterweight bout
Canas, 140 lbs of Chicago is 4-0 with three knockouts. Hartley 145 lbs of Arkansas is 2-20.