Cody "The Crippler" Crowley Improves To 18-0
Hometown hero and world-rated Canadian boxer Cody "The
Crippler" Crowley made a major statement last night before a
sold-out crowd, headlining a loaded "Homecoming V: Going
Global" card, at Peterborough Memorial Centre in
"Homecoming V: Going Global", presented by CCC Promotions,
was the first boxing event streamed live and exclusively
from Canada on UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world's leading digital
subscription service for combat sports.
Crowley (18-0, 10 KOs), rated No. 9 in the world as a
welterweight by the World Boxing Association (WBA), is a
bonafide Peterborough sports franchise ready to take on the
next level of world-class opponents.
The 26-year-old Irish Canadian boxer came out strong from
the opening bell and the aggressive southpaw never let up en
route to a 10-round shutout (100-90 X 3) triumph against his
over-matched challenger from Montreal, "Super" Mian Hussain
(16-2, 6 KOs). Crowley retained his CPNC National super
welterweight crown with a totally dominate performance.
"It's hard to knock a guy out when he goes into survival
mode in the second round," Crowley said after the fight.
"People keep telling me they are going to come and fight, so
I prepare for a dogfight every single time, but these guys
don't want to fight for some reason when I get in there. So,
I have to go to the worst part of my game, which is boxing.
I feel like I put on a good clinic. I was touching his head
and touching his body. I was even pulling back my punches
and changing direction.
"I had so much pressure on me. I had Dana White, the biggest
promoter in the world, watching Peterborough tonight. Who
would have thought that? I'm beyond happy. My team, UFC
FIGHT PASS.....this is just the start of our journey
"It was a great performance and a great show. I give myself
an A- on performance and A+ on the promotion (Crowley is
co-founder of CCC Promotions)."
Popular Canadian lightweight Tony "The Lightning" Luis
(29-3, 10 KOs), past Interim World title challenger, won an
eight-round unanimous decision over Ricardo "Riky" Lara
(22-6, 10 KOs), of Mexico, in the co-featured event.
Canadian super lightweight Lucas Bahdi (5-0, 5 KOs) kept his
perfect pro record intact, knocking out Mexican Victor
Manuel "El Pimientas" Campos (6-9, 2 KOs) in the opening
Four-time New Zealand amateur champion Patrick "Magic"
Mailata (3-0, 2 KOs) remained undefeated, winning all four
rounds on the three judges' scorecards, versus previously
unbeaten Jorge Sevilla "Bombon" Acosta (2-0, 2 KOs).
In the UFC FIGHT NIGHT opener, New York heavyweight Moses
Johnson (5-0, 5 KOs) extended his perfect pro record,
stopping Mexican Jose Manuel "Dinamita" Paredes (3-4-3) in
Undefeated Canadian super lightweight Mazlum Akdeniz (10-0,
4 KOs) impressed against Hungarian knockout artist Adam "Bad
Boy" Mate (28-16, 21 KOs), registering a second-round
United Kingdom super lightweight Adam "Hitman" Hague
(16-1-1, 2 KOs) won a six-round unanimous decision versus
his previously undefeated Mexican foe, Alan "Superman" Ayala
(7-1, 3 Kos).
In the opening match of the night, Canadian super
lightweight Jessica "The Cobra" Camara (7-1, 0 KOs)
decisioned Beatriz Jimenez (6-3, 1 KO), of Mexico.