Fists Fly At The
By David Pambianchi
December 4, 2009
Photos: Christy Cappillino
(DEC 4) On Dec. 3, 2009, Manhattan
Center, New York, “Star Boxing” presented a night of intense action with
the USBA Light Welterweight Championship also at stake. Fans packed in
to see some fine boxing and a few matches that kept them on the edge of
their seats to the finish.
Cruiserweight Josh Harris started a scheduled
6 rounder even against Jaywon Woods. Harris scored some hard lefts and quick right hooks in the
second with Woods getting in a flurry of his own near the end of the
round. However, Southpaw Harris connected with a staggering left and
follow-up volley for a 4th round TKO win at 1:17.
Shannon Briggs (right)
With no surprise, Heavyweight Shannon Briggs took a 2:01 first round KO
win after he landed a hard solid right to the open rib cage of Marcus
Super Middleweight Hajro Sujak outscored Todd Eriksson during some good
trading for the 4 round Unanimous Decision.
Tim Coleman (right)
Tim Coleman captured the USBA Light Welterweight Championship over Mike
Arnaoutis with a 12 round Split Decision. While the fight seemed fairly
close at times, Coleman clearly got in the more solid and effective hits
out of the trading, usually with a left hook followed by a straight or
Welterweight Ray Robinson and Brad Solomon provided the most action for
New Yorkers in a 8 round Flying Fist Fest. Somewhere during the intense
trading, Solomon’s superior hand speed squeezed in more flurries and
heavier punches particularly with rights that connected better to give
Brad Solomon a Majority Decision win.
Note: Maureen Shea vs Jenna Shiver title match canceled due to medical
reasons, but stay hopeful for that match in the future.