Issouf Kinda W10 Mike Arnaoutis... In Westbury (Long Island), New York on Saturday, Issouf Kinda scored the best win of his career, dominating "Mighty" Mike Arnaoutis over ten shutout rounds and retaining his New York State junior welterweight championship. Quicker to the punch throughout the fight, Kinda skillfully dealt with the aggressive Arnaoutis who wasn't able to find the Bronx resident on a consistent basis. With scores of 100-90 on all three score cards, Kinda improved to 15-0 with 5 KOs, while Arnaoutis falls to 24-8-2 with 11 KOs.
Cletus Seldin KO3 Carl McNickles... Long Island fan favorite Cletus Seldin stopped Chicago's Carl "The Assassin" McNickles in the third round of their welterweight clash. Bombing away from the opening bell, Seldin and McNickles battered each other to the head and body for the first two rounds. In the third, Seldin drilled McNickles to the canvas, but he beat the count. Moments later Seldin closed the show in style, dropping McNickles for a ten count. Seldin raised his record to 9-0 with 6 KOs) while McNickles fell to 8-4 with 6 KOs.
In a six round junior welterweight battle, Bayan "The Mongolian Mongoose" Jargal of Arlington, VA and Newburgh, NY's Luis Rodriguez waged a six-round clash. Jargal, now 16-3-3 with 10 KOs) was declared the winner by majority decision. Rodriguez's record evens at 6-6-1.
In the opening professional bout on the card, Alan Gotay, 2-0, defeated Alberto Manukyan, 0-2, over four rounds in their junior welterweight bout. Manukyan of Jersey City, NJ survived a second-round knockdown. source for all results above: star boxing press release
Keandre Leatherwood KO4 Marcus Brooks... Junior middleweight Keandre Leatherwood (11-1, 8 KOs), scored a fourth-round knockout against Marcus Brooks (7-11, 4 KOs) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Leatherwood used constant pressure to breakdown his opponent who was overwhelmed with great combination punching. "I felt real strong tonight." said Leatherwood. "With every fight, I feel I'm getting better. I'm really focused to get my career moving in the right direction. This win tonight is the first step to getting back on track." source: boxing 360 press release