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CARTO GOES
THE DISTANCE

Popular local Christian Carto continued his comeback Saturday night in the main event at the 2300 Arena. The seven-fight show was promoted by Marshall Kauffman's Kings Promotions. The bout was Carto's third since suffering his first professional defeat in 2019. After two quick knockouts over the past year, Carto put in some rounds against Hector Andres Sosa of Buenos Aires. The fight went the full eight rounds and Carto won the unanimous decision of the official judges by scores of 79-73, 78-74, and 77-75. Based on the scores, it appears Carto had the edge and also got in some work against Sosa. The Argentine landed his own shots, especially along the ropes, but Carto remained in control and earned the victory. The referee was Eric Dali.  (MORE)

   

 
                 
 

   

ALBRIGHT WINS 15TH
Story by Marc Abrams
Photos by Darryl Cobb Jr.

Nahir Albright took an eight-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Estivan Falcao in the lightweight main event of a seven-bout card at The Clarion Hotel in Essington, Pennsylvania. The seven bout card was promoted by RDR Promotions.  

Albright fought well and landed precise right hands that kept Falcao from ever mounting any sustained offense. Albright of Philadelphia won by scores of 80-72 twice and 79-73 and is now 15-2, 7 KOs. Falcao of Brazil is 11-1, 6 KOs. The judges were Bernard Bruni, Tony Lundy, and Marc Werlinsky. The referee was Chris Riskus. These four officials worked all seven bouts on the card. (MORE)

   

 
                 
 

   

COX KAYOS BUTLER

Diane Lee Fisher's Dee Lee Promotions returned with a seven-bout show Saturday night at the Chase Fieldhouse in Wilmington, DE. In the main event, Maryland-based German southpaw Dante Cox scored a second-round TKO over Brooklyn southpaw Raekwon Butler in their scheduled eight-round lightweight bout. Referee Eric Dali stopped the fight at 2:58 of round two. The win improved Cox' record to 9-2, 6 KOs. Butler fell to 5-3, 3 KOs.

CAMARA KAYOS VEGA
Montreal lightweight Jessica Camara made short work... (MORE)

   
 
         
       
                 
 

   

ORTIZ WINS
MAIN EVENT

Reading's Joshafat Ortiz scored a unanimous six-round decision in the main event at The Fillmore in the latest offering from Hard Hitting Promotions on Friday night. The undefeated junior lightweight won every round against Argentine Mario (Ezequiel Sayal) Lozano according to the three official scorecards. The perfect 60-54 (x3) victory improved Ortiz' record to 11-0, with 5 KOs. Lozano fell to 18-9-1, 9 KOs. The referee was Shawn Clark.

RIVERA STOPS DALLERA
In the semi-windup bout, Philly-based Puerto Rican Jan Carlos Rivera stopped Gonzalo Carlos Dallera of Argentina... (MORE)

   
 
         
       
                 
 




 

   

THE TANK RETURNS
IN OCTOBER

 
Story by Luis A. Cortes III
Photos by Darryl Cobb Jr.

On Friday night October 7th, several staples in Philadelphia boxing return to the Xcite Event Center at Parx Casino in Bensalem. Joe Hand Promotions and Joey “Tank” Dawejko (22-10-4, 13 KOs) will team up with Hall-of-Fame promoter Russell Peltz for a second night of action featuring some of the best local talent. Dawejko, a long-time fringe contender from the Tacony section of the city fought off any talk of retirement on September 1st when he scored an impressive fourth round stoppage over Mike Marshall (6-3-1, 4 KOs). Dawejko returned to the ring for the first... (MORE)

   
 
                 
       

WILLIAMS REACHES 8-0
 

Maryland-based promotional company Jeter Promotions returned to the 2300 Arena Saturday night to present a Pro-Am boxing show that featured two professional contests and a slate of amateur bouts. in the main event, Philly's Thyler Williams extended his undefeated streak to eight straight when he scored a six-round unanimous decision over Dashaun Johns of Bronx, NY.

A clash of heads left welterweight southpaw Williams with a nasty cut over his right eye early in the bout. However, the undefeated prospect fought through the injury and secured the unanimous decision victory. Judges... (MORE)

   



 
                 
       

DAWEJKO STOPS MARSHALL
IN FOUR

 
Story by Marc Abrams
Photos by Darryl Cobb Jr.
 

Popular Tacony heavyweight Joey Dawejko stopped Mike Marshall in round four of their scheduled six-round bout at The Xcite Center inside Parx Casino. The eight-bout card was promoted by Joe Hand Promotions. In round two, Dawejko uncorked a wicked left hook that hit Marshall square in the right side of his head, and he fell on his back. Dawejko landed hard body shots with both hands. Then, just after the 10-second clap in round four, Dawejko landed another quick and powerful left hook that sent Marshall down for a second time. Marshall struggled to his feet and the referee Eric Dali waved the fight off at the 3:00 mark. Dawejko, 261.7... (MORE)

   



 
                 
 
 
   

DAWEJKO RETURNS HOME
FOR COMEBACK

 
Story & Photos by Darryl Cobb Jr. / Instagram: @darrylcobb
 

Joey Dawejko held an open media day workout at the Joe Hand Boxing Gym in Bensalem, PA, on Wednesday afternoon in advance of his return to the ring at Parx Casino on Thursday, September 1st. Photographer Darryl Cobb Jr. interviewed the popular local heavyweight and captured his open workout with his award-winning camera.

DARRYL COBB JR: Why did you decide to fight again... (MORE)

   



 
                 
       

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