Thurman Dominates Barros In Tampa

By Damon “Latinbox” Gonzalez
Photos: Walter “Butch” Flansburg

Tampa, Fl: Undefeated welterweight fighting out of St. Petersburg, Florida. Keith “One Time” Thurman was taken into deep waters for the first time in his pro carrier, winning an 8th round unanimous decision over tough Brazilian Edvan Barros on One Punch Productions and Fight Factory’s final “Ballroom Brawl” of 2009. Thurman dropped Barros with a hard body shot in the 7th round; Barros battled back and fought hard by taking Thurman to the final bell. Judges scores were 80-71, and 79-72 twice. With the victory Thurman goes to 11-0, 10 KO’s.

Cruiserweight Nick “Show Stopper” Iannuzzi (13-1, 8 KO’s) comes back strong from his knockout loss a few months ago with a statement crushing knock out over “The Contender” alumni Michael Alexander (12-4). Iannuzzi floored Alexander quickly in the 2nd round, Alexander managed to his feet by the count of 10, but was in no shape to continue and the bout was waved off.

In a battle of unbeaten jr. lightweights, Nate Campbell, Voo Doo Management prospect Cordaro Simpkins (3-0) won the UD over Caguas, Puerto Rico young Edgardo Rivera (2-1, 2 KO’s) taking his first fight in the U.S. came up short.

Olympian Sherali Dostiev in his pro debut made his way into the Bantamweight division by taking out Sergio Aguilar from Mexico.

Tampa Bay’s young Heavyweight Lamar Davis goes to (4-0) in a split decision over Roy Boykins from Vero Beach, Fl.

St. Petersburg, Fl. Manny “Shake Em up” Woods (2-0, 1 KO) stops Jason Wahr in the 1st round.

Quinton Willis remains undefeated by crushing Khristian Geraci with TKO in the 1st round.


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