Brian Donahue, Kamarah Pasley Fight To a Draw
By Tim Kudgis
This event was live from the Roxy Night Club in Philadelphia, PA and promoted by Damon & Marty Feldman's "Champions of Tomorrow".
Main Event: Brian Donahue vs Kamarah Pasley - 6 Rounds for the XBC Cruiserweight Title
The main event between Kamarah Pasley (6-6-1) and Brian Donahue (2-5-2) started off with a bang. Both men traded punches, but Donahue started to bully Pasley early. The 1st was a very close round, until Pasley staggered Donahue with a big punch with only a few seconds left in the round.
In the 2nd, Donahue showed no fear as he continued to be the aggressor storming Pasley. Donahue made it an ugly but successful round. Donahue landed some decent punches within the 3 minutes.
Donahue continued to swarm the bigger man causing Pasley to lose his height advantage. Pasley was landing clean and effective punches but Donahue was much more active the entire 3rd round.
Donahue started to fade in the 4th round but still kept pushing forward. Pasley took full advantage of the situation landing crisp, clean power punches throughout the course of the round.
The 5th round was another very close round. Pasley was punching very accurate when he let his hands go. Donahue continued to push forward once again taking away Pasley's height advantage. Donahue seemed to acquire a second wind between the 4th and 5th round.
Pasley came out, for the 6th and Final round, landing some huge punches but Donahue did not have any quit in him. Donahue continued his game plan of swarming Pasley but Pasley was hitting the target. The men continued to trade back and forth until the final bell.
At the final bell the judge's scorecards read 58-56 Pasley and 57-57, 57-57 Draw.
Lonnie Jackson Jr vs Josh Beeman - 4 Rounds Lightweight
Lonnie Jackson Jr. (3-0-1) opened the bout putting on a clinic for the 1st 2 rounds. In the 2nd he dropped veteran trial horse Josh Beeman (5-14-4), which Beeman claimed was a punch to the back of the head.
Beeman fought his way back into the fight in the 3rd round and fought hard in the the fourth making it tough call in the final round.
The judge's scorecards read 39-36 x 2 & 38-37 for your winner, via Unanimous Decision, Lonnie Jackson Jr.
David Murray vs Mike Moore- 4 Rounds Cruiserweight
In the 3rd bout of the evening, 2 fighters making their pro debut faced off. David Murray (1-0) and Mike Moore (0-1) went to war! In the 1st round both men stunned each other. The war continued with Murray landing the slightly bigger punches until the 3rd round.
In the 3rd round it was clear Murray was trying to trap Moore so he could land a huge punch. Finally, Murray landed a incredible 1-2 combination causing Moore to be laid out. A wobbly Moore fought his way to his feet but the ref had seen enough.
Your winner, via KO, David Murray.
Fred Jenkins Jr. vs Ruben Ortiz - 4 Rounds Middleweight
In an awkward 4 round middleweight fight, fan favorite Fred Jenkins Jr. (6-1) took on a very awkward Ruben Ortiz (0-2). Ortiz did not carry much power but was throwing shots at all angles. Jenkins had his moments through the 4 rounds landing the heavier shots. The fight came down to what the judges favored activity or power.
After the final bell, the judge's scorecards read 40-36, 39-37, & 38-38 for your winner, via Unanimous Decision, Fred Jenkins Jr.
Dan Pasciolla vs Lonnie Kornegay - 4 Rounds Heavyweight
The opening bout was a 4 round Heavyweight affair between Dan Pasciolla (2-1) & Lonnie Kornegay (1-10-2). Both Pasciolla & Kornegay went toe to toe for the entire length of the fight.
Kornegay was the agressor early but quickly began to slow down. The Pasciolla to land combinations at will. Though Kornegay show tremendous effort, Pasciolla fought his way to a workmanlike unanimous decision victory.
The judge's scorecards read 40-36 x 2 and 39-37. All in favor of your winner via Unanimous Decision Dan Pasciolla.
Tim Kudgis proudly covers Philly boxing for Boxingscene.com. Follow him on Twitter at @BigTimeTimmyGFL!