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Photos: Luis Ortiz Sends Bryant Jennings Down Screaming

VERONA, NEW YORK - The 2015 boxing year culminated with a tremendous show at Turning Stone Resort Casino as WBA Interim Heavyweight Champion Luis "The Real King Kong" Ortiz  (24-0, 21 KOs) closed the show by maintaining his title with a knockout-of-the-year candidate over Bryant "Bye - Bye" Jennings (19-2, 10 KOs) in the seventh round of their scheduled bout live on HBO Boxing After Dark.

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The co-main event saw two Super Featherweights - former WBA Featherweight and Super Featherweight World Champion Nicolas "Axe Man" Walters (26-0-1, 21 KOs) and Jason Sosa (18-1-4, 14 KOs) -- wage a superb battle with both fighters landing tremendous sharp, accurate shots throughout the fight. While Sosa won the fight on one of the judge's cards, the fight was ruled a draw as the two other judges had the fight even.

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In the HBO Latino Boxing main event light heavyweight Vyacheslav "Lion Heart - Chigonsky" Shabranskyy (15-0, 12 KOs) kept his undefeated record intact slugging out a majority decision over Yuneski Gonzalez (16-2, 12 KOs) in an action-packed brawl that saw both fighters land huge shots throughout the fight.

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In the co-main of the HBO Latino broadcast, rising middleweight "King" Gabriel Rosado (22-9, 13 KOs) shook off some tough early rounds to earn a hard-fought unanimous victory against former IBF Welterweight World Champion Joshua "Grand Master" Clottey (39-6, 22 KOs).

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Opening the HBO Latino broadcast, former WBA and IBF Featherweight World Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (25-1, 17 KOs) had all he could handle after a 13-month layoff, squaring off in a lightweight showdown against Hylon Williams Jr. (16-2-1, 3 KOs) of Houston. After 10 rounds of back-and-forth action, the judges awarded Gamboa a hard-fought unanimous decision.

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In a light heavyweight battle, rising prospect D'Mitrius "Big Meech" Ballard (11-0, 7 KOs) won a shutout unanimous decision against a game Fabiano "Pit Bull" Pena (11-4-1, 8 KOs).

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Jennings vs. Ortiz was a 12-round heavyweight bout fight for the WBA Interim Heavyweight Title presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Gary Shaw Productions and is sponsored by Corona, Mexico - Live It to Belive It! and Carmelita Chorizo. Walters vs. Sosa was a 10-round junior lightweight bout presented by Top Rank in association with Peltz Boxing Promotions and Warriors Boxing Promotions. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. ET and first fight begins at 6:05 p.m. ET, and the HBO Boxing After Dark telecast begins live at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT.

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Gonzalez vs. Shabranskyy, was a 10-round light heavyweight bout presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Star Boxing. The HBO Latino Boxing telecast begins at 12:15 a.m. ET/PT (tape delay).

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Host of the event, the Oneida Nation's Turning Stone Resort Casino continues to distinguish itself as a premier destination for blockbuster boxing matches. The December 19 fight will mark Turning Stone Resort Casino's 16th nationally-televised boxing event in three years, cementing the resort as a mecca for knockout televised fights.  Located in Upstate New York, the destination resort offers world-class entertainment and gaming, award-winning accommodations, a diverse mix of restaurants, two luxury spas and several nightlife options.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Eastcoast on 12-20-2015

More Ortiz please! I would love to see GB send Ortiz up the WBC rankings to take out Wilder, but Povetkin will beat him too it. Maybe go the IBF route in case Martin robs Glaskov of a decision.

Comment by PETUFF on 12-20-2015

**** i coudnt see Rosado fight :sad2::boxing:

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