QUEENS, NY (September 23,
2012)—On Saturday night, history
was made as the first ever professional boxing event in any of the five
boroughs that make up New York City inside a casino as the Resorts
World Casino hosted the event promoted by New Legend Boxing, Old World
Boxing and W.O.N Promotions in front of near sold out crowd.
The fight card was
streamed live all over the world on www.gfl.tv
and is now available on demand for just $9.99 by clicking: http://www.gfl.tv/Events/Fight/Boxing/International_Fight_Night/1667
In the main event, Light
Heavyweight knockout artist, Joe Smith Jr. kept his 100% win/knockout
ratio as he dropped Yasin Rashid four times en route to a third round
Smith of Long Island,
Island knocked Rashid down in round two and three times in round three
which thrilled his throngs of fans who made the trek from Long Island.
Smith is now 11-1 with all
wins coming via knockout. Rashid
of Brooklyn is now 7-3.
In the memorable
co-feature, it was a battle of two undefeated fighters that displayed
7-0 records as Frank Galarza fought Alantez Fox for New York State Jr.
Middleweight title. .
It was a war from the opening
bell as Galarza and Fox put on a show that was fit for a time capsule
as they waged battle for the who twenty-four minutes that they shared
Galarza came out drilling
Fox with right hands that drew large cheers from the pro-Galarza crowd.
Fox withstood that early
onslaught to give as good as he got and used his
6’3”frame and started using the jab to temporarily
ward off Galarza. Galarza
continued to throw right hands but late in the fight, it was
Fox’s left hooks that scored him many points and the left
side of Galarza’s face swelled up to the size of a baseball.
The fight drew standing
ovations after each round. The
two battled and gave every ounce and left it all in the ring the fight
and the fight was scored 77-75 for each man while a third tally read
Immediately in the ring,
each man was open to a rematch that would be welcomed by any boxing fan
who witnessed the fight.
Good looking Super
Bantamweight prospect Juan Dominguez dropped Jesus Bayron twice en
route to a six round unanimous decision.
Dominguez of Brooklyn won by
59-52 scores on all cards and is now 11-0.
Bayron of Puerto Rico is 5-6.
In the upset of the night,
Jhovany Collado hurt previously undefeated Rafael Vazquez in round one
and sent him to the canvas in round two and held on for a six round
Each fighter took a card
57-56 while a third card read 58-55.
Collado of Queens is now
Popular Boyd Melson scored
a six round unanimous decision over Yolexcy Leiva in a Jr. Middleweight
Melson scored a knockdown
in the first round and boxed and moved throughout.
Leiva continued to pressure
Melson and even scored some good shots late by Melson won by scores of
59-54, 59-54 and 58-55 and moves to 10-1.
Leiva is 5-6.
In a scheduled six round
Super Featherweight bout, WBC Caribbean champion Elton Dharry landed
some hard right hands and opened up a cut over the left eye of Gabriel
Diaz and the fight had to be stopped and Dharry was awarded the bout
via second round stoppage.
Dharry is now 10-5-1 with
five knockouts. Cruz
is now 4-5-1.
In four round bouts, Angel
Garcia (3-1) scored a unanimous decision over Pedro Andres (0-2) in a
Jr. Lightweight bout; Micah Branch (1-2) scored a four round unanimous
decision over Allan Phelen (0-2) in a Featherweight bout.
The show opened as Daniel
Gonzalez (1-0, 1 KO) scored a second round stoppage over Anthony Smith
in a fight that featured pro debuting Jr. Middleweights.
THE NEXT SHOW AT RESORTS
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