Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Demetrius Andrade Stops Saul Duran in Three Rounds

Manchester, N.H. – Undefeated light middleweight Demetrius "The Cape Verdean Assassin" Andrade outclassed two-time world title challenger Saul "Baby" Duran en route to a victory by third-round knockout in tonight’s main event on the 10th annual Fight To Educate card at Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Enjoying target practice for the full three rounds, Andrade (15-0, 10 KOs), fighting out of Providence, decked Duran at the end of the second and third rounds, unloading a series of crisp, hard punches. Duran was unable to answer the bell for the fourth round.

Now rated No. 14 by the World Boxing Council ("WBC") and No. 15 by the World Boxing Organization ("WBO"), the 23-year-old Andrade, a 2008 U.S. Olympian, appears to be closing in on a major, if not title fight, in 2012.

"I came out aggressively because he got me mad at the weigh in (Duran weighed in 2 ½ pounds over the contract weight and started eating a Snickers candy bar before he was forced to lose the added weight)," Andrade said after the fight. "The plan was to use my jab. He had a soft stomach and didn’t look like he was in great shape.

"As long as I use my speed, everything is easy. He’s a tough fighter who took some good blows. I hope to fight once more before the end of this year."

New Hampshire middleweight Jose "Stinger" Medina (15-9-1, 7 KOs) dropped Anibel Acevedo (13-8-1, 11 KOs), 1992 Olympic bronze medalist, at the end of round two. Acevedo failed to answer the bell for the third round.

Framingham (MA) light welterweight Danny O’Connor (15-1, 4 KOs), 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Alternate, rebounded from his first pro loss with an impressive first-round knockout of Mexican boxer Jamal Del Cid (7-6). Working with trainer Ronnie Shields in their first fight together, O’Connor unloaded a barrage on Del Cid, who was trapped on the ropes until the fight was halted.

New Hampshire featherweight Dan Powers (4-0, 2 KOs) kept his unbeaten record intact via a workmanlike four-round, unanimous decision versus a game Luis Rosario.

Vermont welterweight Chris Gilbert (2-0, 2 KOs) connected with a perfect placed right uppercut, stopping Noel Garcia in the opening round.

Proceeds from the 10th annual Fight To Educate will benefit SEE Science Center (

www.see-sciencecenter.org), The Bobby Stephens Fund for Education (www.stepheneducationfund.com), and St. Joseph Community Services/Meals on Wheels (www.mealsonwheelsnh.org).

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Evil Abed on 09-22-2011

[IMG]http://warmingglow.uproxx.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/joffrey-clap.gif[/IMG]

Comment by DTanc on 09-22-2011

This was the worst Fight2Educate card in the past 4 years that I have been going. The level of opposition was just terrible. 2 years ago Lou Dibella was involved and we got to see Peter Quillin and Ronald Hearns…

Comment by ..El Chacal.. on 09-21-2011

The Cape Verdean Assassin?..what happened to Boo Boo?..lol

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (3)
Top Headlines Felix Diaz Ready For Stay Busy Fight With Morales in Santa Domingo Jason Quigley Aims To Finish Off 2016 With a Bang Mikey Garcia: If Top Rank Makes Fair Deal, I'll Face Lomachenko Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Moises Flores Purse Bid on December 19 Parker's Trainer Sees Ruiz Clash as Heavyweight Fight of The Year Knockout Season 3 Slated For April 2017 Premiere Kirkland's Manager: Wolfe Will Make Difference for Cotto Fight Video: John Molina Feels Very Ready To Stun Terence Crawford Photos: Roach vs. Garcia, Breadman vs. Shields - Go Face To Face Video: Terence Crawford Aims To Impress in Molina Showdown Photos: Joseph Parker, Andy Ruiz - Face To Face at Final Presser Chavez Jr: I Want To Prove That I'm Ready For Elite Boxing Again Photos: Terence Crawford, John Molina Hold Open Workouts Chocolatito's Manager Gives Update on Trainer Situation Arum Paid Creighton Step-Aside Money to Set Crawford-Molina Golovkin-Jacobs Deal Won’t Be Done Today; 12/19 Purse Bid Looms Video: Luis Ortiz Talks Allen Fight, Joshua, Wilder, Scott, Matchroom British Board Will Take Action Over Chisora-Whyte Presser Chaos Photos: Bernard Hopkins New York Media Tour For Final Fight Rob Brant vs. George Carter on January 20 in Hinckley, Minnesota Photo: Roy Jones Jr., Bobby Gunn Face Off at Kickoff Presser Dillian Whyte, Dereck Chisora To Weigh-In Separately On Friday Video: Dereck Chisora Explains Why He Threw Table at Whyte Photos: Chisora Throws Table at Whyte, Chaos Erupts at Presser Misael Rodriguez, Bronze Medal Winner, Inks With Schaefer Jessie Vargas: Facing Pacquiao Will Make Me a Better Fighter Bermane Stiverne: All The Pressure is on Povetkin, I Will KO Him! Dereck Chisora Throws Table At Whyte During Presser Trainer: Biggest Fight For Charlo At 154 (Canelo) Won't Happen Crawford's Trainer: We Won't Get Pacquiao If It’s Up to Roach Andy Ruiz: I Will Die Trying To Beat Joseph Parker For That Belt! Joshua: I'm The Guy Who Should Beat Klitschko - I'll Prove It! Video: Dillian Whyte Shreds "D*ck" Dereck Chisora, Vows KO Win George Groves vs. Fedor Chudinov For Vacant WBA Title Ordered Eddie Hearn Reacts To Rumors That Kell Brook is Jumping Ship Froch Laughs at Critics Who Say He "Ducked" Golovkin Fight Photo: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in Top Form, On Weight For Return Jermall Charlo says Julian Williams match is Jones-Hopkins reprise De La Hoya: After That Win, Saunders' Offer For Canelo Cut in Half! Photos: Terence Crawford Gets in Fight Week Work For Molina
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement