By Big Joe Miranda at ringside
Heavyweight contender Lance “Mount” Whitaker (34-5-1, 28 KOs) needed just 99 seconds to thoroughly demolish Matthew Ellis (20-9-2, 9 KOs) on Friday night at the Performing Arts Center in Redondo Beach, California. Ellis provided absolutely no opposition as he was sent to the deck four times before referee Jack Reiss waved it off.
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Female welterweight Tina “Little Tyson” Anderson (3-0, 3 KOs KO’s Tammy Franks (2-9-1) at :51 of the second round. Franks was also down in the first round.
Cruiserweight Alex Rivera (2-0, 2 KOs) won by first round TKO 1st round at 3:00 over Brandon Bennett (0-3). Bennett was unable to continue due to an injured shoulder.
In the only bout to make it to round two, heavyweight John Ellis Jr. (2-0, 2 KOs) won by TKO over pro debuting Patrick Johnson, who claimed a twisted ankle to prompt a referee’s stoppage at the 2:39 mark.