Article and photos by Gary Purfield Alejandro Lopez pulled a surprising upset of Teon Kennedy in Atlantic City with a unanimous decision victory Saturday night at Bally’s Casino. Lopez 22-2 (7 KO) controlled the action the majority of the bout and won by scores of 117-111, 117-111, and 115-113. Lopez takes the NABA Super Bantamweight […]
Story and photos by Gary Purfield In an absolutely thrilling main event that lived up to everything a fight should be Victor Vazquez and Angel Rios went to war for eight grueling rounds in the lightweight division. The crowd was packed with Victor supporters as is always the case when the barber Vazquez fights. The […]
By Gary Purfield On Saturday night from Bally’s Casino in Atlantic City Philadelphia’s talented undefeated Jr. Lightweight prospect, Teon Kennedy continues his ascent up the boxing ladder. The man once considered the “Technician” now turned furious fighting brawler with skills will take on yet another dangerous test, as he prepares for an inevitable date with […]
By Gary Purfield This weekend two major fight cards are featured in the Philadelphia region. The once proud fighting city of Philadelphia rarely sees action inside the city anymore but new and old hot spots Chester and Atlantic City keep the tradition alive to provide a place for local talent to showcase their skills.
Article and Photos by Gary Purfield KEA Promotions card, scheduled for the Arena in South Philly Friday night, suffered two major setbacks during fight week. Derek “Pooh” Ennis was originally scheduled for the main event but an injury this week took him off the card. No problem, in stepped rising Philly featherweight Coy Evans to […]