Photos: Peter Frutkoff
In a clash of unbeaten heavyweights, both Malik Scott (35-0-1, 12 KOs) and Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov (14-0-1, 10 KOs) retained their “0’s” after a ten round split draw on Saturday night at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. After ten mostly uneventful rounds, scores were 98-92 for Scott, 96-94 for Glazkov and 95-95.
Unbeaten jr welterweight Chris Algieri moved to 15-0, 7 KOs after a ten round unanimous decision over Jose “Mangu” Peralta (10-2, 6 KOs). Algieri took control late to win 96-94, 97-93, 98-92.
Fighting for the sixth time at The Paramount, Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin scored his eighth straight knockout victory, stunning the crowd at The Paramount by stopping New York City’s Jonathan Cuba with a massive overhand right, which quickly stopped the action. With the win Seldin improved to 11-0-0 (9KO’s), while Cuba fell to 6-5-1 (4KO’s).
In a scheduled eight round junior welterweight tilt, Issouf Kinda knocked out Phoenix, Arizona native Javier Loya in the second round, dropping him twice before the bout was halted. Continuing to impress the Long Island fight fans, Kinda improved his undefeated record to 16-0-0 (6KO’s), while Loya’s record hits 7-2-0 (2KO’s).
In a four round lightweight bout, Huntington, New York newcomer, 22-year-old Alan Gotay improved to 4-0-0 (2KO’s) with a unanimous decision win over Cincinnati’s Micah Branch, now 1-4-1. Scores were 38-37 on all three scorecards.
Junior welterweight Anthony Karperis of Hicksville, New York fell to 3-1-0 (2KO’s), dropping a four round unanimous decision to Justin Johnson 5-4-4, of Clairton, Pennsylvania.
Rounding out the card, Philadelphia’s Karl Dargan stayed undefeated taking a six round split decision over junior welterweight Rameses Gil, 8-6-5 (5KO’s) of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Scores were 58-56, 57-56 and 56-57.