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Medzhid Bektemirov Stops Curtis Howell in Two Rounds

Light heavyweight Medzhid Bektemirov remained undefeated at 11-0, 9 KOs after stopping Curtis Howell (3-3, 2 KOs) in the second round at the Bayou City Events Center in Houston. Despite having a considerable height and reach advantage, Howell opted to trade instead of box and he quickly paid the price.

Moments into the opening round, Bektemirov, 25, dropped Howell with a left hook to the chin. Another left hook followed by a shoulder block sent Howell, 31, to the canvass again, but the referee determined it was the push rather than the punch that caused  the knockdown and ruled it a slip. Just before the bell a left uppercut-overhand right combination felled Howell once again. He beat the count but the writing was on the wall.

Bektemirov relentlessly stalked Howell across the ring in the second unleashing bombs to the head and body with murderous intentions. He was soon able to pin Howell against the ropes where he rained a volley of unanswered power shots, prompting the referee to step in and wave it over.

In the main event, heavyweight Nagy Aguilera (18-7, 12 KOs) won a unanimous six round decision over Zack Page (21-43-2, 7 KOs). Aguilera appeared to drop Page along the ropes in the opening frame but it was ruled a slip.

Sharp-shooting speedster Jerren Cochran, 8-0 (4 KOs), a miniature version of Floyd Mayweather Jr., stopped Terrence Roy (10-37, 1 KO) with a series of pinpoint shots to the head and body in the first round in a featherweight bout.

Featherweight Pablo Cruz (3-0, 2 KOs) broke down Myron Hill (0-1) with body shots before dropping him for the count with a right uppercut in the second round.

Taekwondo 4th-degree black belt Gianni Giambi (2-0, 2 KOs) knocked out Tim Turner (0-2) with a sweeping left hook in the first round in a wild middleweight brawl.

Welterweight Felipe Reyes (2-0, 1 KO) won a four round split decision over Booker Arthur (0-1) in a spirited toe-to-toe slugfest.

Flyweight Noe Bravo (1-4, 1 KO) knocked out Rufus Shurne (0-5) with a left hook to the jaw in the first round.

In a matchup between two blubbery heavyweights, Donell Gray (3-2, 2 KOs) won a four round unanimous decision over Angel Herrera (6-7-3, 1 KO).

The card was staged by Savarese Boxing Promotions.

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