Split-T Management Fighters Score
Three Knockouts On Saturday Night
Three fighters under the Split-T Management banner
registered knockout victories on Saturday night.
At Caribe Royale in Orland, Florida, welterweight Ivan Golub
continued his ascent towards a major fight as he stopped
Luis Eduardo Florez in round six of their scheduled
In round two, Golub dropped Florez with a body shot
combination. In round three, Florez began to swell over his
right eye. In round five Golub dropped Florez with a a right
hook. Golub sent Florez down again in the round when he
landed a barrage of punches that was punctuated by a right
hook to the side of the head. Golub continued his two-fisted
assault in the sixth round, as he continued to beatdown
Florez until another right hook put the Colombian down to a
knee and the fight was stopped at 1:58
Golub of Brooklyn, NY notched his sixth consecutive victory
and third straight stoppage to raise his record to 19-1 with
15 knockouts. Florez of Colombia is now 25-18.
Golub is promoted by DiBella Entertainment.
At the MGM Grand Conference Center, AKA "The Bubble", Javier
Martinez made short work of Billy Wagner by stopping him in
the opening round of their four-round middleweight bout.
Martinez landed a booming right hook that buckled Wagner,
and three ripping punches later, the fight was stopped at
Martinez, 161 lbs of Milwaukee, WI is 3-0 with one knockout.
Wagner, 160 lbs of Great Falls, MT is 3-2.
Omar Rosario stopped Uriel Villanueva in round two of their
scheduled four-round junior welterweight bout featuring
In round two, Rosario dropped Villanueva with a left hook to
the body. Seconds later, It was another left hook to the
body that sent Villanueva to his knee and he did not beat
the count of 10 at 2:38.
Rosario, 140 lbs of Caguas, PR is now 3-0 with one knockout.
Villanueva, 140 lbs of Anaheim, CA is 1-1.
Martinez and Rosario are under the guidance of Tim
VanNewhouse, and are promoted by Top Rank.
**Waldo Cortes was forced to withdraw from his bout against
Split-T Manaagemnet heavyweight prospect Sonny Conto due to