Derrick Webster, Milton Santiago Score Knockout Wins
By Tim Kudgis
This event, LIVE at the National Guard Armory in NE Philadelphia, is presented by Greg Robinson's Power Promotions. The replay will be broadcasted around the world on GFL.tv as well as around the US on Comcast SPORTSNet.
Main Event: Milton Santiago (Debut) vs. Moses Molina (1-4) - Amateur standout and fan favorite Milton Santiago completely dominated Molina. Santiago needed just 1:06 before scoring an explosive KO. Your winner, via KO, Milton Santiago. Santiago goes to (1-0) while Molina free-falls to (1-5).
Derrick Webster (14-0) vs. Julio Garcia (6-5) - Derrick Webster proved he is clearly ready for the next level. The Roy Jones Jr .protégé was dominant in the entire fight. He showed a complete skillset and fought like a young Jones. Garcia could barely touch Webster while Webster had no problem touching Garcia. Webster unleashed hell in the 5th, battering Garcia until the ref stopped the fight at the 1:19 mark of the 5th. The future star Webster moves to (15-0) while Garcia drops to (6-6)
Michael Valera (0-1) vs Emmanuel Folley (3-0) - Emmanuel Folley showed promis3 and power in his 1st round destruction of Valera. After some trading, Folley got the advantage and landed a insane barrage causing the ref to step in at the 2:52 mark of Round 1. Folley ascends to (4-0) while Valera slips to (0-2)
Frank Trader (10-1) vs Israel Suarez (4-3-1) - This was a tough matchup for Philly's Trader but hit put on a great boxing display while Suarez applied pressure throughout the fight. Suarez disrupted Trader's game plan throughout the fight. Both men had their moments throughout the fig by causing the tide to sway. Great back and forth action until the final bell. The judges scored the fight 39-37 Trader and 38-38 twice for a Majority Draw. Trader is now (10-1-1) while Suarez is (4-3-2)
Ramesis Gil (8-7-5) vs Anthony Flores (9-4-2) - All 6 rounds was a game of "cat and mouse". Gil was the aggressor forcing Flores to move around the ring and box, which Flores did well. Flores was accurate with his counter punching while Gil landed the heavier shots. Flores used his speed and accuracy to overcome Gil's power in most rounds. After 6 rounds, the judge's scored it 59-55 twice and 58-55 for your winner, via unanimous decision, Anthony Flores. Flores climbs to (10-4-2) while Gil stumbles to (8-8-5).
Michael Haigood (0-1) vs Antomio Dubose (3-0) - Antonio Dubose proved he is one of Philly's top prospects in a 4 round domination of Haigood. Dubose showed tremendous power and accuracy throughout 4 rounds. Haigood has to rise from the canvas but he stayed upright to his credit throughout a vicious beating. After 4 the judge's scorecards read 40-34 and 40-35 twice for your winner, via unanimous decision, Antonio Dubose. Dubose rises to (4-0) while Haigood drops to (0-2)
Sultan Staton (2-0) vs Mike Eroza (0-1) -4 Rounds Jr Welterweight - Avter the initial feeling out period both men traded hard shots at the end of the 1st. Staton went on to dominate every round by landing the bigger punches on the steel chin of Eroza.
Though he took the punches well Eroza couldn't keep up with Staton's output. After 4 rounds the judge's scorecards read 40-36 across the board for your winner, via unanimous decision, Sultan Staton. Staton climbs to (3-0) while Eroza slips to (0-2).