Uprising Promotions Hosts
Action-Packed Show In Jamaica
Ronson Frank’s Uprising Promotions was back in action
overnight, with three feature bouts headlining an outdoor
card at the National Arena in Kingston, Jamaica.
In the main event of the evening, a battle of two undefeated
heavyweights took place, as Vladimir Tereshkin (22-0-1, 12
KOs) was able to earn a stoppage win over the hard-hitting
Francisco Silvens (23-1, 22 KOs).
The opening round of this contest was a bit of a feeling out
process, with the much taller Tereshkin working behind the
jab to establish his range. Silvens had his best success in
the second frame, but Tereshkin turned up the volume late
and finished the round strong with punches in bunches. In
the ensuing frame, Tereshkin looked very comfortable and
took control of the action, also finding a home for the
straight left hand.
In the fifth round, Tereshkin did a good job of making
Silvens miss on some big overhands, and he then put his man
on the canvas with a flurry at the midway point. He dropped
Silvens for a second time when he landed a left hand on the
inside, and he appeared to be well on his way to his second
consecutive win in Jamaica.
That victory officially came shortly after that when Silvens
did not answer the sixth round bell, which awarded Tereshkin
with the TKO stoppage.
In the co-feature bout, Yurik Mamedov (12-1, 4 KOs) claimed
the vacant WBA Fedecaribe Super Lightweight Title by
defeating Eduardo Cordovez (13-2-1, 11 KOs).
Mamedov started behind the jab and looked to use range to
his advantage. The two combatants warmed up quickly in this
encounter, and the fans in attendance were treated to some
good inside fighting in the center of the ring. At the same
time, Mamedov began to attack the body while finding a home
for the counter left hook. Both of those elements came
together in the second frame when Mamedov crumbled Cordovez
with a beautifully placed left hand to the body.
In the third round, Mamedov stayed on the body and appeared
to have his guy ready to go, and the stoppage came shortly
after the start of the fourth frame when Cordovez did not
answer the bell.
In an entertaining super featherweight scrap, Carlos Dixon
(10-1, 8 KOs) picked up his third win of 2019 with a sixth
round finish of a very game Edinson Torres, Jr. (12-5, 6
KOs), earning the WBC Youth Super Featherweight Title for
Dixon closed out the opening frame by letting his hands go
and landing some good shots, and the overall action then
picked up in the second round. Dixon landed a looping right
hand early that seemingly put him in control, and he did a
nice job of switching stances to keep his opponent on his
In the third frame, Dixon took a shot to get inside before
unloading a flurry that caused the mouthpiece of Torres to
eject. The Louisville native carried that momentum into the
fourth round, following up his jab with a series of straight
right hands that were snapping back the head of his
opponent. A point deduction also came in that frame when
Torres lost his mouthpiece for a third time.
In control of the action, Dixon landed a combination early
in the fifth round that crumbled Torres, who again lost his
mouthpiece after going down. While Torres was able to make
it out of that frame, Dixon quickly ended this bout in the
sixth round when he clipped his man with a body shot that
forced him to a knee. Torres did get back to his feet, but
the referee in charge had seen enough and waved off the
fight. The official time of the stoppage came 35 seconds
into that sixth frame.
Uprising Promotions would like to thank the Jamaican Boxing
Board, TV Jamaica, Creative Sports and all of the Jamaican
boxing fans for their support of this show. Stay tuned for
information about the next installment of Uprising
Promotions’ boxing series in the beautiful nation of