Cortes Defeats Karyah, Noble Takes out Mickens in 2, Smalls, Falcon, Adams and Edwin Cortes Remain Undefeated
PHILADELPHIA PA (June 28, 2022)–Cameron Krael was very impressive in taking out Vincent Floyd in round four in their six-round middleweight bout that topped an action packed 10-bout card in front of a large audience at the 2300 Arena.
The card was promoted by RDR Promotions.
Krael of Las Vegas and Floyd of Philadelphia fought a nip-and-tuck battle that saw both fighters land flush throughout the bout. Krael was able to surge ahead and drop Floyd twice with body shots, and the fight was stopped at 2:51.
Krael is now 19-22-3 with six knockouts. Floyd is 4-13-1.
Edward Joe Cortes won a six-round unanimous decision over Gorwar Karyah in a super bantamweight bout.
Cortes of Millville, New Jersey won by scores of 60-54 on all cards and is now 10-6-1. Karyah of Philadelphia is 2-3.
In what was the most anticipated battle of the night, Jabril Noble took out Nasir Mickens on round two of their six-round super featherweight bouts featuring Philly-based fighters.
Noble was dominant and showed flashes of being one of Philadelphia’s future prospects. The bout was stopped at 2:46.
Noble is 4-0 with four knockouts. Mickens is 2-2.
Ofacio Falcon remained undefeated with a sixth round stoppage over Ken Porter in the final round of their super featherweight fight.
The fight was marred by Porter’s complaining of repeated low blows. The punches looked to be on the beltline. Falcon was deducted a point. Porter stayed down for five-minutes on three separate occasions. Finally he was deemed unable to continue at 2:26.
Falcon of Bronx, NY is 7-0 with six knockouts. Porter of Saint Louis, MO is 4-3.
Tahmir Smalls remained undefeated with a vicious opening round stoppage over Roque Agustin Junco in a scheduled six-round welterweight bout.
Smalls ended things with a vicious left hook that sent Junco to the canvas, and the bout ended at 2:20.
Smalls of Philadelphia is now 8-0 with five knockouts. Junco of Argentina is 10-12-2.
Rashan Adams stopped Nathan Benichou in round two of their four-round super featherweight fight.
The fight was stopped 28 seconds into round two for Adams of Philadelphia, who is now 3-0 with two knockouts. Benichou of Puebla, Mexico is 2-11-2.
Larry Fryers and Michael Crain fought to a four-round majority draw in a junior welterweight fight.
Fryers of Yonkers, NY won a card 39-37, while two cards were even at 38-38. Fryers is now 11-5-1. Crain of Smyrna, DE is 4-5-1.
Edwin Cortes remained undefeated with a four-round unanimous decision over Juan Gutierrez in a super flyweight bout.
Cortes of Millville, NJ won by scores of 40-35 on all cards and s now 3-0. Gutierrez of Esteli, Nicaragua is 0-2.
Karl Wylie made a successful pro debut with a four-round unanimous decision over Joshua Zimmerman in a lightweight bout.
Wylie of Coatesville, PA won by scores of 40-36 on all cards and is now 1-0. Zimmerman of Baltimore, MD is 0-9.
Rahiem Cooke took a four-round unanimous decision over Anthony Young in a super lightweight bout.
Cooke of Philadelphia won by scores of 39-37 on all cards and is now 1-2. Young of Philadelphia is 0-5.