This past Saturday night at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, Maurice Harris successfully defended the USBA Heavyweight title with an exciting twelfth round stoppage over Derric Rossy that was part of a exciting five bout card promoted by Carla Hill Promotions.
The entire card was streamed live all over the world and can still be seen on demand for just $9.99 on www.gfl.tv.
Harris was very effective throughout the fight as he divvied up his punches as he landed many straight rights and left hooks that had Rossy at bay. Rossy tried very hard and some good moments when he got inside.
With the fight coming down the stretch, Harris battered Rossy in round eleven and took control of the fight. Harris sealed the deal by dropping Rossy in round eleven. Rossy like a true warrior got to his feet and took some more hard shots before the fight was stopped at 1:35 if round twelve.
With the victory, Harris gets right back in the mix of the wide open Heavyweight division and is now 25-15-2 with eleven knockouts. Rossy loses his third straight and is now 25-5.
Lavarn “Baby Bowe” Harvell worked very hard to stay undefeated as he and Hamid Abdul Mateen locked up in a solid four round Heavyweight bout.
The traded some nice body shits but it was Harvell’s work rate that proved to be the distance and gained the split decision victory to stay perfect at 8-0.
Irish Heavyweight Thomas Hardwick thrilled his big throng of fans who made the trip from New York and Ireland by scoring a third round stoppage over Rodelle Bolar.
Hardwick is now 2-0 with two knockouts.
Isiah Seldon survived some tense moments in the second round to win a four round unanimous decisiom over Artie Bembury in a Middleweight bout.
Seldon and Bembury exchanged insults at Friday’s weigh-in and the hostilities trickled into the fight as the two went at it tooth and nail.
While Seldon controlled most of the action, he got drilled with a shot in round three and had to hold on throughout the frame as he won on shaky legs.
Seldon is now 5-0
In the opener, Qa’Id Muhammad came back after nearly a two year layoff and to score an impressive four round unanimous decision over rough Jose Rivera in a Bantamweight bout.
The exciting Muhammad is now 6-0.