Sonny Conto Takes Out Joel Caudle In 3
Sonny Conto got a test for a couple of rounds, but he passed
it with flying colors as he stopped Joel Caudle in round
three of a scheduled six-round heavyweight bout in front of
a capacity crowd at the inaugural fight card at Live Casino
Caudle stood in and landed some flush shots. Conto gave as
good as he received as he rocked Caudle several times over
the first two rounds. In round three, Caudle continued to
stand in and wanted to trade with the bigger Conto., but
Conto landed a huge right hand that sent Caudle to the deck,
which made the pro-Conto crowd erupt in adulation. Caudle
got to his feet, but was wobbly, and referee Benjy Esteves
stopped the fight at the end of round three.
Conto, 220.2 lbs of Philadelphia is 8-0 with seven
knockouts. Caudle, 257.1 lbs of Raleigh, NC is 8-6-2.
In an entertaining contest, Christopher Burgos scored a mild
upset by winning a six-round unanimous decision over Gerardo
Burgos was able to land the more eye-catching blows in the
fight, which saw each fighter take turns controlling the
Burgos, 138.9 lbs of Philadelphia won by scores of 59-55
twice and 58-56 and is now 3-4-1. Martinez, 138.7 lbs of
Coatesville, PA is 5-2.
Daiyann Butt defeated Siefullah Wise via 3rd round
disqualification in a scheduled six-round junior
Wise was deducted points for holding and hitting in each of
the first two rounds. Wise was punished for hitting behind
the head in round three, and referee Benji Esteves had seen
enough and halted the action 53 seconds into round three.
Butt, 142.4 lbs of Philadelphia is 9-1. Wise, 144.6 lbs of
Philadelphia is 4-8.
Jeremiah Kendrick made a successful pro debut with a opening
round knockout of Tyrone Lewis in a scheduled four-round
junior middleweight contest.
Kendrick landed a hard right to the head which stunned and
hurt Lewis, and a follow up punch put him on the ground.
Referee Shawn Clark stopped the fight upon Lewis getting to
his feet at 1:05.
Bilal Quintyne needed a last second knockdown to eek out a
four-round majority decision over Maurice Burke in a
four-round battle of undefeated middleweights.
Burke controlled the first couple of rounds as he landed
some solid right hands.
In round four, Quintyne dropped Burke with a hard right
Quintyne, 159.8 lbs of Marietta, GA won by scores of 38-37
twice and 38-38 to raise his record to 2-0. Burke, 160.6 lbs
of Philadelphia is 1-1.
Tariq Green made a successful pro debut with a four-round
unanimous decision over Tunde Fatiregun in a light
Green, 174.5 lbs of Philadelphia won by scores of 40-36 and
39-37 twice and is now 1-0. Fatiregun, 176 lbs of New
Brunswick, NJ is 1-1.