Vertex Promotions closed its first season in fashion final evening with its fourth occasion in lower than 60 days, “Fall Brawl,” at Moseley’s on the Charles in Dedham, Massachusetts.
“We be ok with what we’ve performed, particularly contemplating we simply began selling,” Vertex promoter Dave Clark stated. “Followers and fighters are having fun with what we’re doing. We’re planning for subsequent 12 months, however we don’t need to get too far forward of ourselves. We’re in rhythm.”
Headliner RayJay “The Destroyer” Bermudez (14-0, 11 KOs) outclassed his robust Mexican opponent, tremendous light-weight Danny “Vendado” Flores (15-25-1, 8 KOs). Bermudez patiently fought his battle, establishing energy punches and staying away from Flores’ punches, comfortably and effortlessly transferring out and in.
“A 3-punch mixture buzzed Flores on the finish of spherical one, Bermudez almost placing Flores away because the bell sounded. Bermudez continued to manage the tempo within the second, repeatedly whacking Flores, regardless that Flores tried to bait Bermudez right into a brawl halfway by means of the third. His request backfired as Bermudez pounded him with a gradual food plan of highly effective lefts and rights.
The buildup of punches Flores ate finally took its toll as Bermudez constantly ripped vicious punches to Flores’ head and physique, almost ending the battle on the finish of spherical 4. Flores in some way preserved, nevertheless it was solely momentary, as Bermudez pinned Flores on the rope and fired away within the subsequent spherical. The beating didn’t finish as Flores requested for extra and Bermudez gladly obliged. In the long run, Bermudez received a brutal 8-round unanimous choice, however Flores obtained kudos for lasting six arduous rounds.
Bermudez, from Albany (NY), is the NBA Continental Junior Welterweight and ABF American West Tremendous Light-weight champion.
Within the co-featured occasion, undefeated Mansfield (MA) welterweight James “The Slim Reaper” Perella (8-0, 6 KOs) peppered Andre Byrd (8-11-2, 1 KO) from all angles, utilizing his top and size from the skin throughout the first 5 rounds. Within the sixth spherical, he fought extra on the within, smothering Byrd’s punches, and shifted into an assault mode within the seventh and eighth. Byrd, nevertheless, hung robust and made it to the ultimate bell, as Perella took a one-sided 8-round unanimous choice. Perella wanted to go rounds and Byrd gave that to him.
A graduate of the College of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, Perella is a 4-time USA New England Championships and 4-time New England Golden Gloves Champion.
As soon as once more it was Tank Time! Undefeated tremendous welterweight Francis “The Frank” Hogan happy his rising fanbase by remaining excellent, profitable his ninth professional battle, every by knockout. The 21-year-old southpaw knocked Rynell Griffin (8-49-2, 2 KOs) on his rear within the first spherical, adopted with a knockdown within the second with a left hook, and two extra journeys to the canvas within the third, till the referee halted the battle.
Utilizing his proper as a spread finder, as well as benefiting from his top and attain benefits, his deadly left closed the present. Hogan, of Weymouth (MA), is the reigning New Hampshire Tremendous Welterweight Champion in addition to a 2019 New England Golden Gloves champion.
4-time U.S. Military champion “The Dedication” Daniel Bailey (8-0, 4 KOs, preventing out of Tampa (FL), drilled Austin Reed (10-0, 5 KOs), dropping him the spherical one with an overhand proper, and he closed the present on the finish of the identical body with a lefthanded uppercut. Bailey, the cousin of former world champion Randall Bailey, additionally captured high honors on the 2012 Ringside Nationwide Event.
Preventing in his first scheduled 8-round battle, 2020 Dominican Republic Olympian Rohan “El Rayo” Polanco (6-0, 3 KOs) stepped up when it comes to competitors and handed the take a look at with flying colours in opposition to veteran Argentinian tremendous light-weight Jonathan “El Potro” Eniz (27-16-1, 11 KOs), dominating the battle for a decisive choice.
Undefeated “The Superb” Shawn McCalman improved his report to 10-0 (6 KOs), stopping tremendous middleweight David Rohn (0-10-1) with a crushing physique shot early in spherical one. McCalman, of Colorado, is the reigning ABF American West champion.
Native favourite Troy Anderson, Jr. (3-0. 3 KOs), preventing out of close by Dorchester (district of Boston), was an excessive amount of for Ronny Arana (0-3) to deal with. A 2016 Rocky Marciano Event champion, southpaw Anderson displayed strong fundamentals all through the battle, trapping his opponent on the ropes within the second spherical, and unloading a pair of unanswered double-digit flurries. Anderson cut-off the ring successfully within the third, urgent the sport Arana, who confirmed indicators of fatigue but survived to the top. The just about unmarked Anderson went the gap for the primary time in his younger profession, however he pitched a shutout for a 4-round unanimous choice, profitable every spherical on the three judges’ scorecards.
Within the first scheduled 6-rounder of the evening, New Bedford middleweight Drew “Tomahawk” Dwelly (4-0-2, 4 KOs) decked Ginno Montoya (0-7) 3 times within the opening spherical, the second on a left hook to the abdomen, for a convincing victory by means of a technical knockout.
Professional-debuting welterweight Miguel Valencia, of Worcester, received a 4-round break up choice over Boston’s James Murrin (1-1, 0 KOs) in a aggressive match.
Puerto Rico-native Alex Rivera (2-0, 2 KOs), preventing out of Southbridge (MA), out-boxed featherweight DeShawn Kennedy (0-5) enroute to a commanding 4-round unanimous choice.
Kansas Metropolis tremendous light-weight Marcus Davidson (2-0, 2 KOs) wanted solely four-seconds to win his battle in opposition to pro-debuting Marlon Hardnick, Jr. Davidson moved throughout the ring, threw a 2-punch mixture, the latter punch a left hook that despatched his opponent to the canvas, which ended the battle.
Within the opening bout of the night, Salem (MA) tremendous welterweight Kenny Larson had a memorable skilled debut, dropping Seigenald Daley, Jr. (0-2) halfway by means of spherical one, and moments later Lawson linked proper on the button with a proper cross that floored his opponent. Referee Kevin Hope stopped the battle with out counting.
MAIN EVENT – SUPER LIGHTWEIGHTS
RayJay Bermudez (15-0, 11 KOs), Albany, NY
WDEC8 (60-54, 60-54, 60-52)
Danny Flores (15-26-1, 8 KOs), Mexico Metropolis, Distrito Federal, Mexico
CO-FEATURE – WELTERWEIGHTS
James Perella (9-0, 6 KOs), Mansfield, MA
WDEC8 (80-72, 80-72, 79-73)
Andre Byrd (8-12-2, 1 KO), Jacksonville, FL
SPECIAL SUPER WELTERWEIGHT ATTRACTION
Francis Hogan 9-0, 9 KOs), Weymouth, MA
Rynell Griffin (8-49-2, 2 KOs), Las Vegas, NV
Shawn McCalman (10-0, 6 KOs), Aurora, CO
David Rohn (0-10-1), Vila Park, IL
Drew Dwelly (4-0-2, 4 KOs), New Bedford, MA
Ginno Montoya (0-7), Greenwood, NE
Kenny Larson (1-0, 1 KO), Salem, MA
Seigenald Daley, Jr. (0-2), Kalamazoo, MI
Miguel Valencia (1-0), Worcester, MA
WDEC 4 (40-36, 39-37, 37-39)
James Murrin (1-1, 0 KO), Boston, MA
Marcus Davidson (2-0, 2 KOs), Kansas Metropolis, KS
Marlon Hardnick, Jr. (0-1), Kalamazoo, MI
Rohan Polanco (6-0, 3 KOs), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
WDEC8 (80-7, 80-72, 79-73)
Jonathan Eniz (27-16-1, 11 KOs), Dolores, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Daniel Bailey (9-0, 5 KOs), Tampa, FL
Austin Reed (0-10), Backyard Metropolis, KS
Alex Rivera (2-0, KOs), Southbridge, MA
WDEC4 (40-36, 40-35, 40-35)
DeShawn Kennedy (0-5), Holland, MI
Troy Anderson, Jr. (3-0, 2 KOs), Dorchester, MA
WDEC4 (40-36, 40-36, 40-36)
Ronny Arana (0-3), New York, NY