With over 100 Midwest shows to their credit; Danger-Fire Promotions’ Co-Owner “Dangerous” Damon Reed said farewell and Thank You to about 2500 of his loyal hometown supporters Saturday night at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka. Though Reed’s career is not entirely in the books just yet; he has now fought for the 22nd and last time at home. He chose another notable Midwest pugilist as his opponent for this special occasion; the conqueror of former World Champion David Reed, Sam “The Punching Policeman” Hill of St. Louis, MO. Both fighters entered this 8-round Midwest showdown prepared, in shape, and within the cruiserweight division limit. After comfortably outworking Hill in the first 3 rounds with sharp double jabs and accurate combinations, the contest became a bit more interesting in the 4th with Hill beginning to find some counter-punching success. Although not enough success to be awarded the round on any of the judges scorecards. Reed adjusted his tempo in 5th bringing the 4 remaining rounds back to the format of the first 3; that of Reed pushing the action, remaining elusive, and boxing very well. Damon Reed won by a unanimous decision 80-72 on all three judges’ scorecard.
Also on the card:
Welterweights Jerry Thomas of KS vs Johnny Rogers of AK -Draw
Lt. Heavyweights Jeff Page tko’d Jon Shultz
Heavyweights Mario Munoz w by UD over Kevin Shepherd -6 rds
Middleweights Aaron Poston of KS vs Mike Maley of IN -Draw
Lt. Heavyweigts Derek Williams of MO tko’d Tyler Beisel of KS in 2
Heavyweight Nick Guivas KO’d Everett Saenz of KS n 1
Now Cruiserweight going to Lt. Heavyweight Dominique Alexander KO’d Eric Crittendon in 2.
Middleweight Jason Zabokrtsky KO’d Jason Harris in 2