Carto Stops Franzolini in First Round

PHILADELPHIA (May 2, 2022) –Once again Christian Carto thrilled the crowd at the 2300 Arena, as the popular bantamweight stopped Ernesto Sebastian Franzolini in front of a capacity crowd at the famed Philadelphia fight venue.

The show was promoted by King’s Promotions.

Carto dropped Franzolini with a hard body shot. He finished Franzolini off with a hard combination and the bout was stopped at 2:31.

Carto of Philadelphia is now 19-1 with 13 knockouts. Franzolini of Buenos Aires, Argentina is 14-13-2.

Julian Gonzalez and Ivan Jimenez battled to a spirited six-round draw in a lightweight bout,

Jimenez took a card 58-56, while two cards were even at 57-57.

Gonzalez of Reading, PA is 6-0-1. Jimenez of Naples, Florida is 7-1-2.

Big heavyweight Kristian Prenga stopped Deshon Webster in round two of their six-round heavyweight bout.

Prenga sent Webster down with a right hand in round two. Prenga ended things with a vicious uppercut that sent Webster flat on his back at 1:09.

Prenga of Niagara Falls, Canada is 11-1 with 11 knockouts. Webster of Lenexa, KS is 12-5-3.

Thanjhae Teasley stopped Deaaron Alexander in round three of their four-round welterweight bout.

In round three, Teasley dropped Alexander with a right hand. Teasley ended the fight by dropping Alexander with a body shot at 1:09.

Teasley of Bethlehem, PA is 2-0 with two knockouts. Alexander of Baltimore was making his pro debut.

Jeremy Adorno stopped Jason Vera in round three of their six-round featherweight bout.

Adorno dropped Vera twice in round three and the bout was stopped at the 33 second mark.

Adorno of Allentown, PA is now 7-0 with three knockouts. Vera of Miami is 5-9.

Quadir Albright remained perfect with a second round stoppage over Jorge Martin Garcia in a scheduled six-round junior welterweight bout.

In round one, Albright scored a knockdown with a right hand. In round two, Albright sent Garcia down with a body shot and the fight was stopped at 58 seconds.

Albright of West Philadelphia is 6-0 with six knockouts. Garcia of Buenos Aires, ARG is 13-9-1.

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