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
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
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.