Vinnie Carita Stops Gilberto Matheus Domingos
In One Round Of Body Punches
The feel-good story of the evening was the long awaited
return of Manchester (CT) lightweight Matt "Sharp Shooter"
Remillard (24-1, 13 KOs), who was incarcerated five years
and hadn't fought in six. Remillard pounded his opponent,
Augustine "Ruthless" Mauras (6-2-3 3 KOs), whose toughness
showed throughout the contest as Remillard pounded his
Lawrence (MA) opponent to the body and head en route to a
eight-round unanimous decision (80-71, 79-72, 78-73) in the
co-feature. Mauras was deducted a point in the fourth round
"I was a little rusty but I got better as the fight went
on," Remillard said. "He's a tough kid who was slippery
inside. If the fight went a little longer, I think I would
have gotten him out of there."
Worcester heavyweight Bryan Daniels (4-0, 2 KOs) remained
undefeated, dropping "Money" Mike Sawyer (7-8, 5 KOs) four
times in the opening round, the last coming on the end of a
vicious left-hook, resulting in referee Mike Ryan
immediatelty stopped the contest without counting.
Dorchester (MA) heavyweight Donnie "Big Nasty" Palmer
(9-1-1, 8 KOs) outclassed Bobby Favors (1-4, 1 KO), of
Cleveland, on his way to a first-round technical knockout
win. Palmer has comeback from being shot in the stomach last
summer by his sister's abusive boyfriend. He recently served
as a sparring partner for Wladimir Klitschko.
Hartford junior welterweight Anthony Laureano (3-0, 2 KOs),
a 2016 New England Golden Gloves champion, continued to
impress with a third-round technical knockout victory over
battled-tested upstate New Yorker Bryan "The Brick" Abraham
(6-25-1, 6 KOs).
Hot junior welterweight prospect "Marvelous" Mykquan
Williams (6-0, 4 KOs), the 18-year-old high school senior
from Manchester (CT), lived up to his nickname with an
explosive first-round knockout of Mexican veteran fighter
Israel "Tigre" Rojas (10-16, 3 KOs).
Three-time USA Boxing Nationals champion Elvis Figueroa
(1-0, 1 KO), from New Haven (CT), turned in a strong
professional debut, stopping Brazilian super middleweight
Devision Ribiero (0-4), who was unable to continue after two
Worcester welterweight Andy Gonzalez (6-1, 5 KOs) cruised to
a four-round unanimous decision over a game Antonio Chavez
Fernandes (7-30-4, 2 KOs), of Brockton (MA).
Lawrence (MA) featherweight prospect Adrian "Tonka" Sosa
(2-0, 2 KOs), thre 2015 New... England Golden Gloves
champion, knocked out Oscar Diaz (0-11), of Hartford, midway
through the opening round.
Pro-debuting Luis "Pancho" Santiago (0-0-1), fighting out of
Springfield (MA), and Alex Montes (1-2-1), of Lawrence (MA),
fought to a hard-fought four-round draw.
Springfield junior middleweight Derrick "Double Impact"
jjjas (10-16, 3 Whitley (1-0) won his pro debut in an
entertaining opener with a four-round unanimous decision
over Anthony Everett (1-5), of Lawrence.