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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Seldin Scores Another Knockout

Cletus Seldin stopped his second consecutive opponent in the first round on June 17 at the Paramount Theatre in Huntington, New York. Jesus Selig was floored twice when referee Arthur Mercante Jr. waved off the contest 2:49 after the opening bell.

Seldin is now 19-0 with 16 KOs. This was his fourth career first round stoppage. Seldin, who has fought his previous five fights at or below the junior welterweight limit of 140 pounds, has entered the rankings of some of the alphabet organizations. FightNews.com rates Seldin as the 16th best junior welterweight in the world.

While Selig has never beaten an opponent with at least five victories and a winning record, he has faced some stiff competition. He lost to John Jackson, who fought for a world title belt last month, in 2012. Jackson stopped Selig in three rounds. Former Olympian and world title challenger Sadam Ali stopped Selig in the sixth round back in 2014. Undefeated prospect Jose Carlos Ramirez KOed Selig in the second round that same year. Seldin scored a better result than all of them.

Jesus Selig falls to 19-4-1 with 12 KOs.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Tony Milch Continues to Win

Junior middleweight Tony Milch kept his undefeated record clean last night with a points victory over Lewis van Poetsch at York Hall in London, England. This was Milch's first fight after a seven month layoff.

Milch won with a score of 40-37. In Britain, four round fights are only scored by the referee. Milch is now 10-0 with one KO. Only one of his victories was against an opponent with a winning record. Van Poetch falls to 4-39 without a KO.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Foreman Gets Tenth KO

Yuri Foreman stopped Jason Davis in the second round of their bout Friday night at the Resorts World Casino in Queens, New York. Previously considered "feather fisted," Foreman has now stopped two of his last three opponents.

Foreman earned his 34th win 1:55 into the second round when referee Ricky Gonzalez stopped the contest. Yuri is now 34-2 with 10 KOs. Davis was stopped for the second straight fight and the seventh time in his career. He is now 13-12-2 with 4 KOs.