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Late results from Long Island

Judges weren’t involved an any of the final outcomes this past Thursday (May 17) night as all seven fights ended in stoppages on the “Bombs Away In Long Island” professional boxing card, presented by Bob Duffy’s Ring Promotions in association with Winner Take All Productions, at the Plattduetsche Park Restaurant in Franklin Square, New York. In the main event, cruiserweight Joe “The Irish Bomber” Smith (10-1, 10 KOs) dropped a few bombs early, decking James Henson (5-9, 2 KOs) twice en route to a win by first-round technical knockout (1:14).

Fighting for the first time in two years, former nationally ranked amateur boxer Michael “Lefty” Brooks (7-0, 2 KOs) kept his perfect record intact when a body shot at 2:59 of the second round stopped Calvin “The Gladiator” Pritchard in the co-feature fought at the lightweight limit.

Former National amateur champion Adam Willet (3-1-1, 1 KOs) registered his first knockout as a professional against pro-debuting Justin Warren. Welterweight Rich “Kid Brazil” Neves improved his record to 4-0-1 (3 KOs) with a fourth-round victory by TKO over Jose Angel Ortiz (4-8-1, 1 KO).

Welterweight Anthony Karparis made his successful pro debut, taking out Cody Osbourne (0-2) by TKO in the opening round. Hard-hitting light middleweight Skender Halili (5-0, 5 KOs) made it five-for-five, all by knockout, as he took care of Brian Meadows (0-2-2) in the second round. Guyana Featherweight Trevis Hall (2-1) spoiled the pro debut of Nieem Harris’ with a second-round technical knockout.

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