Junior Wright Scores Vicious 1st Round KO
Over Brian Howard In Essington, PA
Junior Wright scored a devastating first round stoppage over
Brian Howard that headlined an entertaining three-bout card
at the Clarion Hotel in Essington, Pennsylvania.
The card was promoted by RDR Promotions.
Both fighters set a fast pace by throwing hard power shots
from the opening bell. Wright then uncorked a hard left hook
that landed squarely on the chin that put Howard flat on his
back and knocked out cold. The fight was waved off
immediately by referee Eric Dali at 2:!7.
With the win, Wright of Philadelphia by way of Evanston,
Illinois scored his second consecutive highlight-reel
knockout, and raises his mark to 20-4-1 with 17 knockouts.
Howard of Philadelphia is 15-6.
Mark Dawson Jr, won a six-round unanimous decision over
gritty upset-specialist Javier Mayoral in a welterweight
Dawson of Philadelphia won by scores of 60-54, 60-53 and
59-55 to raise his record to 11-1-1. Mayoral of New Orleans
Rasheen Brown shook off a 15-month layoff with a six-round
unanimous decision over Eric Manriquez in a featherweight
Brown of Philadelphia won by shutout scores of 60-54 on all
cards and is now 12-1. Manriquez of Houston is 7-16-1.