Philadelphia – January 28, 2017 – Victory Boxing Promotions kicked off 2017 with a bang at 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. Philly boxing fans were treated to seven fights featuring undefeated, world class talent, headlined by four-time National Amateur Champion Jaron “Boots” Ennis versus Puerto Rico’s Elvin Perez.
Ennis remained undefeated when an early body shot brought Perez to his knees in the first round of their scheduled six round contest. Perez was unable to continue, and Ennis improved to 9-0, with 8 of his wins coming by knockout.
In the co-main event, local boxer/cop Manny Folly sensationally knocked out Carlos Morgan (12-5, 6KO) in the first round, bringing his record to 9-0, 7KO.
Carlos “El Tiburon” Sanchez (12-0, 11KO) was victorious in his 12th outing, stopping Somner Martin in the 3rd round. Coachella’s Brandun Lee (1-0, 1KO) won his debut over Indiana’s Christopher Johnson. Adam Daranyi was also successful in his ring return, knocking out Lenwood Dozier in the second round to improve to 10-0, 10KO.
Jaron Ennis def Elvin Perez, 1st round KO, :35
Manny Folly def Carlos Morgan, 1st round KO, 2:28
Carlos Sanchez def Somner Martin, 3rd round TKO, 2:16
Adam Daranyi def Lenwood Dozier, 2nd round KO
Darren Goodall def Gary Hudson, 2nd round TKO, 1:37
Donald Smith def Chris Nelson, 4th round TKO, 1:11
Brandun Lee def Christopher Johnson, 1st round KO, 1:33
Victory Boxing announced that it will return to 2300 Arena on March 31st, with “Philly Strong,” a card that will feature six-time National Champion Dylan Price, along with Victory Boxing’s Philly favorites, Jaron “Boots” Ennis, Manny “Major Pain” Folly, Joshua “Hands of Stone” Jones. Local Philadelphia favorites Angel Pizarro and Darren Goodall will also be in action.