Christian Carto makes Triumphant Return with 1st round KO Wins by Morales, Hutchinson, Cruz, Gonzalez and Albright
PHILADELPHIA (September 13, 2021)–PHILADELPHIA–Greg Outlaw stopped Edgar Torres in round two of their scheduled six-round welterweight bout in the main event of an action filled seven bout card in front of a near-capacity crowd at 2300 Arena.
The card was promoted by King’s Promotions.
In round two, Outlaw landed a booming uppercut that sent Torres on his back. Torres was able to get to his feet, only to eat a huge barrage of punches, for which was punctuated by another uppercut, and the bout was stopped at 1:47.
Outlaw, 145.7 lbs of Bowie, MD is now 9-1 with four knockouts. Torres, 145.2 lbs of Woodbridge, MD is 8-2-1.
Christian Carto returned after a 31-month layoff to comeback and take out Yeison Vargas in the opening round of their six-round bantamweight bout.
Carto looked quick under new trainer Bozy Ennis, and dropped Vargas with a hard combination. He ended things with a terrific left hook to the body that sent Vargas down for the 10-count at 2:53 of round one.
Carto, 120.3 lbs of Philadelphia is 18-1 with 14 knockouts. Vargas, 120.6 lbs of Cartagena, COL is 17-8.
Elijah Morales remained undefeated with a six-round unanimous decision over Kevin Davilla in a welterweight fight.
Morales, 145.3 lbs of Trenton, NJ won by scores of 60-54 on all cards and is now 9-0. Davilla, 144.7 lbs of Lakeland, WA is now 5-9-3.
Kashon Hutchinson won a six-round unanimous decision over Andre Byrd in a welterweight contest.
Hutchinson dropped Byrd in the opening seconds of the fight.
Hutchinson, 145 lbs of Reading, PA won by scores of 60-53 on all cards and is now 9-5.
LeAnna Cruz made a successful pro debut with a four-round unanimous decision over Delaney Bailey in a bantamweight bout.
In round one, Cruz dropped Bailey. Cruz boxed smoothly over the next three rounds and won by scores of 40-35 on all cards.
Cruz, 115.3 lbs of Allentown, PA is 1-0. Bailey, 116.9 lbs of Largo, FL is 0-4.
Julian Gonzalez stopped Ronny Arana in the opening round of their scheduled four-round junior lightweight contest.
Gonzalez landed a vicious combination that hurt Arana, and the fight was stopped at 1:20.
Gonzalez, 129.2 lbs of Readin, PA is 4-0 with four knockouts. Arana, 129.5 lbs of New York is 0-2.
Quadir Albright scored a 2nd round stoppage over debuting Humberto Camareno Jr. in a scheduled four-round junior welterweight bout.
In round one, Albright dropped Camareno with a left hook. In round two, Albright continued to batter Camareno until the fight was stopped at 2:26.
Albright, 142.2 lbs of Philadelphia is 3-0 with three knockouts. Camareno, 142.5 lbs of Mt. Vernon, WA is 0-1.Out
King’s Promotions returns to 2300 Arena on Saturday, November 20th