(OCT 24) Charlotte, NC
-Undefeated bantamweight Rosalinda Rodriguez won the NABF
Bantamweight title with an eight-round unanimous decision over
Noemi Bosques in a bout that took place last Wednesday night at
the Grady Cole Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The bout headlined a card
promoted by Hall of Famer, Christy Martin and Pretty Girl
Promotions' Mercedes Vazquez Simmons.
It was an exciting toe-to-toe fight that saw Rodriguez win every
round and took home the decision by scores of 80-72 on all
With the win, Rodriguez of Miami, stays perfect at 5-0 and now
will receive a top-ten ranking.
The 30 year-old Rodriguez is trained by former world champion
Also on the outstanding night of boxing, Quinton Rankin
(12-3-1, 9 KO's) of Charlotte stopped Michael Wilmer (5-9-1) in
the fifth round of their light heavyweight bout.
Larry Pryor (10-14) scored a mild upset when he took a
six-round unanimous decision over Berry Butler (25-14-1) in a
light heavyweight bout. Scores were 58-55 on all cards.
Middleweight prospect Radzhab Buteav (3-0) kept his
perfect knockout streak alive as he stopped Johnathan Batista
(16-10) at 2:01 of round four of their scheduled six-round bout.
Christian Camacho (5-1, 1 KO), the 24 year-old son of
Hall of Famer, the late Hector Camacho, notched his first
stoppage victory as he needed just 71 seconds to take out
Jovanni Said in a junior lightweight bout.
Cruiserweight Sam Crossed (5-0, 3 KO's) stopped Michael
Tillery at 1:22 of round two of their scheduled four-round
Britain Hart made a successful pro debut as she stopped
Crystal Sutton in the 2nd round of their featherweight bout.
Santario Martin (2-2, 1 KO) stopped Travis Davidson in
the 2nd round of their light heavyweight bout.
Ruslan Shamalov made a successful pro debut by needing
just a minute to stop big Schyuler Marshall in their heavyweight