By Ken Hissner: Marshall Kauffman’s King’s Promotions returned to Philadelphia, PA, for the primary time since February of 2020 with a double header. Within the evening occasion’s Foremost Occasion he featured Brandon “Brob” Robinson, of Higher Darby, PA, stopped within the eighth and closing spherical by Kosovo’s Genc Pllana, of Hagerstown, MD, within the Foremost Occasion of a 7 bout card earlier than a big crowd on the 2300 Enviornment. This was the primary PA combat the writers have been permitted to attend for the reason that Pandemic.
Within the Foremost Occasion Brandon “Brob” Robinson, 15-3 (10), #166.9, of Higher Darby, PA, was stopped by Genc Pllana, 9-3-1 (5), #168, of Kosovo and Hagerstown, MD, at 0:33 of the eighth and closing spherical.
Within the third spherical Pllana was reduce on the left eyebrow. Within the fourth spherical Pllana had Robinson harm however landed a low punch giving Robinson a wanted outing. Within the fifth spherical Robinson got here again nicely to take an in depth spherical. Within the sixth spherical Pllana continues utilizing a jab from the ground having his arm to his aspect whereas Robinson used an efficient left hook on the chin.
Within the seventh spherical a proper from Pllana on the aspect of Robinson’s head and down he went for an 8 depend from referee Shawn Clark simply earlier than the bell. Within the eighth and closing spherical Pllana got here out quick touchdown a proper to the chin driving Robinson down right into a nook forcing the referee to name a halt. This author had it even on the time of stoppage.
Bantamweight Jonathan Rodriguez 9-1 (3), #119.7, of Bethlehem, PA, defeated Sebastian “Dinamita” Baltazar, 1-5 (0), #117.5, of Guatemala and Tacoma, WA, 4 motion packed rounds.
Scores have been 39-37 and 40-36 twice as did this author. Referee was Benjy Esteves, Jr.
Tremendous Middleweight Khainell Wheeler, 5-1 (5), #168.7, of Bethlehem, PA, stopped Vincent “Cato” Baccus, 4-3-1 (3), #167.8 of Okmulgee, OK, at 2:46 of the primary of a scheduled 6 rounds.
Within the first spherical Baccus had Wheeler in opposition to the ropes with physique work till Wheeler obtained away and landed a left uppercut on the chin dropping Baddus for an 8 depend by referee Benjy Esteves, Jr. Upon rising, Wheeler jumped on Baddus touchdown a vicious proper cross on the chin knocking his mouthpiece out and down inflicting the referee to halt the combat.
Light-weight James Bernadin, 4-0-1 (2), #134, of Lancaster, PA, defeated southpaw “Mayhem” Morales, 4-1 (2), #133.7, of Harrisburg, PA, over 6 rounds.
Within the first 4 rounds Bernadin used a lead proper in opposition to the southpaw jabbing Morales to take all 4 rounds. Within the fifth spherical Morales obtained extra energetic utilizing an efficient jab. Within the sixth and closing spherical Bernadin had Morales in hassle in a nook on the bell.
Scores have been 58-56, 59-55 and 60-54 as did this author. Referee was Benjy Esteves, Jr.
Welterweight Rasheed “Tremendous Sheed” Johnson, 7-4 (3), #148, of Philadelphia, PA, was stopped by Rafiq “Superman” Muhammad, 5-0 (3), #149, of Richmond, VA, at 2:36 of the fourth in a scheduled 6 rounds.
Within the first three rounds each fighters had their moments with Johnson up 2-1. Within the fourth spherical an overhand proper from Muhammad on the chin and down went Johnson for an 8 depend from referee Shawn Clark. Upon rising Muhammad had Johnson in a nook throwing with nothing in return inflicting he referee to name a halt.
Middleweight Eric Monroe, 0-1 (0), #159.6, of North Philadelphia, PA, stopped by Roudley Lolo, 1-0-1 (1), #158.6, of Haiti and Harrisburg, PA, at 1:43 of the primary spherical of a scheduled 4 rounds.
Within the first spherical each fighters have been battling till a proper from Lolo on the chin of Monroe and down he went. He was up on the 8 depend from referee Shawn Clark. Each fighters have been throwing punches when one other proper from Lolo and down he went inflicting the referee to name a halt.
Welterweight Elijah “Enam the Chemist” Morales, 8-0 (4), #146.5, of Trenton, NJ, simply defeated Andres Abarca, 2-5 (0), #145, of Seattle, WA, over 4 rounds.
Within the first spherical three rounds Morales obtained the very best of the taller Abarca who had been warned a number of occasions for low blows and holding. Within the fourth and closing spherical Morales had Abarca holding on within the closing minute of the spherical.
Scores have been Referee was Shawn Clark. Morales is skilled by “Chino” Rivas.