Campfort Defeats Willis
By Damon “LatinBox” Gonzalez
Photo: Tom Sisson
In the main event
OnePunch Productions “Ballroom Brawl” at the Doubletree
Westshore in Tampa, Florida Jr. Middleweights in a
rivalry of two local hard fighters Quinton Willis
(6-2-1, 3 KO’s) takes on “Silky” Wilky Campfort (7-1-0,
4 kKO’s), needless to say this fight started with great
action from the bell as Willis came forward early with a
jab and nice hooks, Campfort adjusted quickly with power
shots of his own making Willis fight going backwards,
Campfort kept the pressure on Willis throughout the
round taking one in his favor. Willis was not having any
of it pressing the action and going right to the body of
Campfort who seemed game responding with slick
combinations moving side to side, Willis stays right in
there with a nice straight right hand putting Campfort
in defensive stands very close round to call.
Willis keeping the action right in Silky’s face, who
continuous to respond with vicious shots two Willis
chin, Willis keeping the pace as both fighters exchange
in the center of the ring 2 rounds to one at this point
for Campfort. Quickly Campfort jabbing his way in then
landing straight right hands at Willis who tends to be
ducking a lot in the round, Willis known as a extra base
hitter not picking up the pace in three.
Willis not fighting with consistency not having any
distance with Campfort , who continues to throw nice
short hooks working in the inside at will with Willis
who needs to pick up the pace to have an opportunity to
win the fight Campfort just building great momentum for
himself at this point of the match.
Willis comes out with a nice overhand right in the
beginning of round five, Campfort jumps right in there
back in very close range with Willis not allowing him to
load up his shots, Campfort just showing beautiful
display of boxing tonight. Willis came out in the last
round throwing more shots but out countered by the
control led Campfort who wins unanimous decision 60-54
and 59-55 twice.
In co-main event rising star from Cuba Luis Ortiz (6-0,
4 KO’s) slugs it out with Ruben Rivera (3-6-0, 1KO) from
Puerto Rico, as Ortiz does not waist any time going
right to Rivera’s body and establishing a good double up
jab early in the round, Rivera slow to react in exchange
with Ortiz who continues to control the pace. In two,
Rivera hanging in with Ortiz who landed most of the
punches and body shots in the round, Ortiz showing the
cleaner harder shots.
Ortiz calmly continuing to control the action landing
solid hooks to Rivera’s body, Ortiz in excellent
fighting shape outworks the slower Rivera in three.
Rivera has to make something happen at this point of the
fight just getting out worked. Rivera quickly turns to
low blow tactics in the round jumping on Ortiz in the
clinch, Ortiz continues to dish out another low blow
shot a point from Rivera was taken, Rivera jumped in
there right away and bought the DQ with another
senseless low blow to Ortiz, At 2:50 mark Rivera gets
the DQ loss.
Undercard Action Results:
Cuba's Yoandris Salinas (5-0, 2KO’s) demolishes Angel
Lopez (2-10, 2KO’s) from Puerto Rico with a tremendous
assault to the body as referee Max Parker, Jr. stops the
bout at 1:50 of the first round
Miguel Canales (0-1) in his pro debut was dropped twice
in the 1st round by Frank Gedeon (2-0) who was in the
driver’s seat early. Canales could not start the engine
corner threw in the towel in the 2nd round at .50
seconds, Gedeon remains undefeated.
Kadel Martinez (1-0) from Cuba takes the majority
decision over Shane Tenney (0-2) scores 38-38 and 40-36
twice. Martinez showed more showboating then fighting
however slightly edged it out.
Vilier Quinonez (2-0) from Miami, Fl. Makes quick work
out of LD Herbert (0-1) from Texas stopping him at 1.13
of the 1st round.
Umberto Savinge (3-1, 2KO’s)from Cuba controlling action
throughout the bout against Amador Acevedo (3-9-1 3KO’s)
winning the unanimous decision 40-36 on all judges
Sherali Dostiev was very unimpressive winning a
unanimous decision over Carlos Rivera from Oldsmar, Fl.