Fight Night in Lancaster, PA

Story & Photos by Jeff Julian


Fight Night in Lancaster, PA

The fists were flying Friday night in the normally peaceful Amish country as Dee Lee Promotions presented a five bout fight card at the Host Resort in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The main event lasted only one minute and eighteen seconds, as Clarence "Sonny Bono" Taylor shocked Albert Santiago with a first round KO. Taylor (10-7-2, 5 KO's) of Wilmington, DE sent Santiago (18-8, 11 KO's) of Philadelphia to the canvas with a hook to the body. The favored Santiago stayed down for the full count.

In junior welterweight action, Doel Carrasquillo (5-3-1, 3 KO's) of Lancaster scored a fifth round knockout over Kenny Abril (5-3) of Rochester, NY.

Heavyweight Travis Kauffman (4-0, 3 KO's) of nearby Reading remains undefeated with a unanimous four round decision over tough Mike Miller (2-3) of Akron, OH.

In other heavyweight action, Wayne Hampton (4-1, 2 KO's) of Capital Heights, MD decisioned Kevin Hood (1-3) of Lancaster.

In the night's opening bout, junior welterweight Jaime Morales (1-1, 1 KO) of Philadelphia scored a quick first round knockout over Samuel Lopez (2-2) of Rochester, NY.