Friday night in Millersville, Maryland, Chris Middendorf and United Boxers thrilled a crowd of over 1,000 Maryland fight fans with a sensational eight bout event at the Maryland Sportsplex.
In the main event of the evening, Baltimore’s Russ “The Hammer” Shiflett improved to 11-0-1 (5KO’s) with a dominating shutout six round decision over Willie Chisolm, 6-11-0 (3KOs) in their cruiserweight battle. Scores were 60-54 on all three judges’ cards.
Welterweight James “Keep em Sleepin” Stevenson of Baltimore returned to action with a six round unanimous decision over Jose Angel Roman of Valdosta, Georgia. Scores were 60-54, 60-54 and 59-56. With the win Stevenson improves his undefeated record to 14-0-0 (10KO’s) while Roman falls to 11-31-5 (5KO’s).
Local fan favorite Jessie ‘The Beast” Nicklow wasted no time in his scheduled six rounder against Steve “The Spoiler” Walker of Hannibal, Missouri. Dropping Walker three times, Nicklow earned the stoppage at the two minute mark of the initial stanza, improving to 21-2-3 (8 KO’s) while Walker went back to .500 with record of 26-26-0 (18KO’s).
Emmanuel “The Tranzformer” Taylor proved to be too much for Chicago native Guadalupe Diaz as the punishment proved to be more than Diaz could handle, choosing not to answer the bell for the third round of their welterweight bout. Taylor ups to 11-0-0 with eight knockouts while Diaz falls to 5-9-3 (1KO).
Cruiserweight prospect “Slick” Nick Kisner continued to look sharp with a four round unanimous decision victory over Montana veteran Leo Bercier. Kisner is now 8-0-0 with five stoppages while Bercier falls to 8-16-1 (4KO’s). Scores were 40-36 on all three cards.
In a four round lightweight battle, newcomer Tevin Farmer of Philadelphia won a four round over Baltimore ’s Angelo Ward. Scores were 40-35 on all three score cards, both boxers moving to 1-1-0.
Baltimore based junior middleweight prospect Mischa Christensen, 3-1-0 (1KO) took a four round unanimous decision over Stephen Franklin, 0-3-0. Judges scored the bout 40-36 on all three scorecards.
Rounding out the card Washington D.C. ’s Jarell Mason Jackson, 8-5-1 (4KO’s) and Michael Rayner 6-16-0 (5KO’s) of Fayetteville, North Carolina battled to a four round draw in the super middleweight division.
Details of the next United Boxers event will be announced shortly.
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