Spring, Santiago, Newman, Magda, Fulton, Quinones and Montgomery score wins on undercard
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For Immediate Release
Valley Forge, PA (June 22 2015)–This past Saturday night at the Valley Forge Casino Resort, Garrett Wilson scored a sensational 3rd round stoppage over Anthony Caputo Smith to capture the Pennsylvania State Cruiserweight title.
The show was promoted by King’s Promotions and was streamed live by www.gfl.tv
Wilson of Philadelphia landed a vicious right uppercut that sent Caputo Smith flat on his back with his head bouncing off the canvas. Caputo Smith tried to get to his feet but the fight was called off at 1:41.
Wilson of Philadelphia is now 14-9-1 with 8 knockouts. Caputo Smith of Kennett Square, PA. is now 15-5.
Erik Spring worked hard to win a 6-round unanimous decision over Robert Sweeney in a Jr. Middleweight bout.
the two traded punches and provided great action as neither took a backwards step. The fight was fought at close quarters and there was great two-way action throughout the fight.
Spring of Reading, PA. won by scores of 60-54, 59-55 and 58-56 to raise his mark to 6-0. Sweeney of Hampton, Virginia is 3-3.
Milton Santiago Jr. suffered a flash knockdown but was very consistent throughout his 6-round unanimous decision over Jose Miguel Castro in a Jr. Welterweight bout.
Santiago was briefly sent to the canvas when he was leaning back and was more of a balance knockdown. He clearly was not hurt and from that point on used his hand speed and landed plenty of combinations and came home with the victory by scores of 59-55 on all cards.
Santiago is now 11-0. Castro of Puerto Rico is 4-5.
Earl Newman (6-0, 5 KO’s) of Brooklyn, NY. remained perfect by stopping Lamont Capers (5-7) in round five of their scheduled six-round Light Heavyweight bout. The time of the stoppage was 2:56
John Magda (11-0) was workmanlike and pounding put a 6-round unanimous decision over veteran Dionisio Miranda (22-12-2) in a Super Middleweight fight. Scores were 60-54 twice and 59-55.
Stephen Fulton remained undefeated as he scored a stoppage after round three of his 6-round Featherweight bout. The bout was stopped after Fulton (6-0, 3 KO’s) of Philadelphia opened up a cut over the right eye of Capul (8-18).
Samuel Quinones Jr. scored a 3rd round stoppage over Shiwone Gortman in a scheduled 6-round Welterweight bout. Quinones dropped Gortman with a hard overhand right in round three and finished him shortly after at 38 seconds of round three. Quinones of York, PA is now 9-0 with 4 knockouts. Gortman of Grand Prairie, Texas is now 4-8-1.
Hafiz Montgomery of Atlantic City made a successful pro debut by winning a 4-round unanimous decision over veteran Brian Donahue in a Heavyweight bout.
Montgomery won by scores of 40-36 on all cards. Donahue is now 3-13-2.
Kevin Garcia (1-1-1) of Pheonixville, PA. and Jack Grady (0-1-1) of Buffalo, NY fought to a majority draw in a Jr. Welterweight bout. Scores were 39-37 for Garcia while two judges scored 38-38.
King’s Promotions returns this Saturday with a packed 10-bout card from the Sands Casino Bethlehem that will feature undefeated Jamal James taking on Mike Balasi