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Hard Punching Headlines Hitz Fight Night at the Horseshoe in a Night of Knockouts

by on Jun.21, 2014, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

Report by Kerstin Broockmann
Photos by Scott Dray

Dimar Ortuz (L) on his way to dismantling Daniel Adotey Allotey

Dimar Ortuz (L) on his way to dismantling Daniel Adotey Allotey

HAMMOND, IN, June 20, 2014 — Though lacking a “name” headliner (Donovan George, who had been scheduled to headline, had to withdraw), Hitz Boxing’s Fight Night at the Venue at the Horseshoe Casino still featured some entertaining scraps as local boxers practiced their craft and faced some live opponents. Simon Buettner won a controversial Majority Decision over William Chouloute in a boxer/brawler matchup that tested both. Russell Fiore didn’t have much time to demonstrate his evolving style as he systematically dismantled Tim Carrizales before stopping him in the second. Will Coix weathered an early onslaught from the game but overmatched Thomas Amaro to dominate their battle en route to a TKO in the third. Antoine Knight showed more grit than he should have as Adan Ortiz proved his mettle at Featherweight with a technically proficient, explosive performance, showing that he could take some heavy shots as well as dishing them out as he scored a fourth round TKO. Heavyweight James Shorter took Nick Asberry into deep water, throwing punishing hooks from inside until the bigger Asberry finally found a way to keep his opponent at the end of his punches and finish him in the fourth. Frank Scalise landed a vicious left hook at will until he put away the hapless Justin Gauthier at the end of the first round. Headliner Dimar Ortuz broke down the heavy-handed but sluggish Ghanaian Daniel Adotey Allotey, never giving his bigger opponent the opportunity to launch a counter-offense until Allotey retired at the top of the fifth. (continue reading…)

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Donovan George Stops Maxell Taylor, Wins Vacant USBA Crown!

by on Apr.02, 2011, under Boxing News

By Juan C. Ayllon
Photos by Belle

Donovan George celebrates his win as referee Genaro Rodriguez intervenes.

Donovan George celebrates his win as referee Genaro Rodriguez intervenes.

CHICAGO, April 1, 2011 – Several thousand at the UIC Pavilion erupted in cheers when hometown boxer, Donovan “Da Bomb” George, was introduced by tuxedoed ring announcer Thomas Treiber.  Thirty minutes later, the fight throng roared as a new champion was born.   

Across the ring stood Maxell “The General” Taylor, a rugged, ebony hued fighter with an elongated, triangular beard and a long suffering expression of a hardened man aged beyond his years, who wasn’t impressed by some young upstart slugger.  At 166.5 lbs. and a record of 15-2-1 and 6 knockouts, he’d never failed to go the distance. 

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