Jerry Glick reporting from ringside: Eileen Oszlewski, 8-5-2 (1 KO), won the main event and her third world title when she could not miss with most of the punches she threw. She did a number on tough, aggressive, Patricia Alcivar to score the first knockout win of her career.
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Hawaiian Eileen Oszlewski, 111, put on a hum dinger with Queens, NY resident Patricia Alcivar, also 111. For the eight rounds that they fought it was non-stop action. Alcivar threw more punches but Oszlewski landed clean shots in return.
Alcivar would race across the ring at the bell and force Oszlewski to cover up but the Hawaiian former world champion would retaliate with an accurate left hook and then follow up with a combination.
In the sixth frame Oszlewski took the play away from her foe and landed a series of lefts and rights that connected with Alcivar’s face. By this point Alcivar, 7-2 (3 KOs), began looking a little tired. In the next stanza Oszlewski took charge landing a dozen clean shot to Alcivar’s face causing a very bloody nose and swollen right eye. After landing more clean and hard punches to Alcivar’s damaged face referee Sparkle Lee called it off at 51 seconds of round eight. Oszlewski wins the vacant IFBA Flyweight belt making her a three time champion.
Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller, 264, 5-0 (5 KOs), was just too big and hit too hard for the much smaller Tobias Rice, 206, 4-9-1 (2 KOs), who didn’t appear to be hurt by Miller’s heavy shots, but decided to quit and fight another day. After the fight Rice admitted he wasn’t hurt, Miller was just too big. Rice actually landed some punches of his own, but the clubbing punches from Miller were just too much as Miller enjoyed 58 pound advantage in weight. Willis refereed.
Long and lanky best describes Jose del Valle, 134, who at 6’ towered over Ian James, 133. At first del Valle didn’t use his size to his advantage but started to pump out that long jab of his to take over the momentum and scratch out a unanimous four round victory with scores of 40-36, twice and 39-37 all for the 23 year old del Valle.
Michael Ocasio,173, kept the pressure on tough Michael Mitchell, 168, trapping him on the ropes and pounding him to the body. Both suffered bloody cuts over their left eye. Mitchell took the opening frame by landing the crisper punches in a tentative round. It appeared that Ocasio’s pressure in the last three rounds would secure for him the victory but the Judges called it a majority draw with scores of 39-37 for Mitchell and 38-38 two times. Ocasio is now 3-1-1 (2 KOs), while Mitchell is 1-2-2 (0 KOs). Willis refereed.
With his cousin the high ranking lightheavyweight Elvir Muriqi cheering him on, Valdrin Muriqi157, kept busy from the start and landed left hooks to the body that took effect as the fight wore on on Jermain King, 159, who appeared to suffer an injury to his right hand. Muriqi had his hands full in the first couple of rounds, but all those hooks to the body were piling up the points for the Judges who agreed 40-36 across the boards. Muriqi improved to 4-3 (0 KOs), and King starts his career, 0-1. Ron Lipton refereed.
Marcos Suarez, 138, used good lateral movement and worked behind his stiff jab. Opponent Italy Martinez, 141, didn’t get his act together until he bucked Suarez’ knees in the third. He took the last round too with Suarez looking tired. They traded throughout but there was nothing on Suarez’ punches by the the final frame. All three Judges saw it the same, 38-38, a draw. Suarez is now 1-0-1 (0 KOs), and Martinez is 0-0-1. Steve Willis refereed.
Wesley Ferrer,134, came out on fire. He threw everything at Masaki Aida, 134, dropping him with a left/right to the head. When Aida got up he was hurt and was absorbing too much when a ring official got up on the ring apron to stop the fight at 38 seconds of round one. Both were making their pro debut. Lee refereed.
Trevis Hall, 126, was too strong and too skilled for Soumana Abdoulaye, 125, out punching him throughout. Hall was too fast, landing his shots then moving out of range. As the rounds past he began to land lead rights to the head. It was a left hook that decked Abdoulaye in the second and a right did in the last round. Hall win the unanimous decision with scores of 40-34 twice and 39-35. Lipton refereed.
Glenford Nickey,132, made it very close, but Luis Lebron,131, landed just enough punches to tilt the decision his way. Every round was close with little to choose between them as the scoring indicated. Lebron, 2-0 (1KO), wins a majority decision with scores of 39-37 twice and 38-38. Nickey suffered his first loss and is now 2-1-1 (1 KO) Sparkle Lee refereed.
Debuting DeVaun Lee,167, used pressure to control most of the action over Jerrod Caldwell, 168. Lee landed an assortment of punches as he often backed Caldwell to the ropes where he landed combinations including a few right uppercuts. The judging was close, one Judge saw it as a draw, 38-38 while the others had 40-36 and 39-37, a majority decision for Lee. Calldwell dropped to 2-5-1 (1 KO). Ron Lipton refereed.