By Gary “Digital” Williams
DC welterweight Dusty Harrison remained undefeated with a first-round stoppage of Reggie Nash. The bout was stopped at 2:32 of the round. Harrison raises his record to 7-0, four KOs. Nash of Grand Rapids, MI, is now 10-30-1, two KOs.
DC-based middleweight “King Shango” Ivan Ziglar won by third-round TKO over Jimmy LeBlanc of Weymouth, MA. Ziglar dropped LeBlanc twice in the second round before it was stopped 39 seconds into the third.
Junior middleweight Harold “Sweet Lee ” Parker scored a second-round TKO over Antonio Sadler of Columbia, SC. The bout was stopped at 2:59 of the round. Parker is 2-0, two KOs while Sadler’s record is even at 1-1-1, one KO.
Thomas “Top Dog” Williams, Jr. of Fort Washington, MD won a first-round TKO over Ariel Espinal of Brooklyn, NY. Originally, this fight was off the card because Espinal weighed in 20 pounds over the light heavyweight limit of 175. Espinal lost 10 pounds overnight to keep the bout on the card, only to hurt his shoulder in the first round. Williams is now 9-0, six KOs while Espinal falls to 8-22-3, four KOs.
Baltimore, MD super middleweight “The Golden Greek” Elias Bouloubassis scored a first-round TKO over William Armstead of Columbus, OH. Bouloubassis dropped Armstead three times before the bout was stopped at 1:01 of the first. Bouloubassis is now 7-0-5, five KOs.
DC middleweight Kevin Borders won his pro debut with a four-round majority decision over Eric Marion of Columbus, OH. Borders won by scores of 38-38, 39-37 (twice). Borders was also making his pro debut.
Upper Marlboro, MD heavyweight Duane Mobley scored a first-round TKO over Ryan Shay of Rock Hill, SC. The bout was stopped at 2:56 of the round. Mobley is 4-0, three KOs. Shay falls to 5-15, four KOs.
In the opening bout, Charlotte Hall, MD middleweight Josh Rupard needed just 36 seconds to stop Donnie Holden of Canton, OH. Rupard is 2-0, two KOs. Holden is 0-7.