-PHILADELPHIA–Greg Outlaw stopped Edgar Torres in round two of their scheduled six-round welterweight bout in the main event of an action filled seven bout card in front of a near-capacity crowd at 2300 Arena.
The card was promoted by King’s Promotions.
In round two, Outlaw landed a booming uppercut that sent Torres on his back. Torres was able to get to his feet, only to eat a huge barrage of punches, for which was punctuated by another uppercut, and the bout was stopped at 1:47.
Outlaw, 145.7 lbs of Bowie, MD is now 9-1 with four knockouts. Torres, 145.2 lbs of Woodbridge, MD is 8-2-1.
Christian Carto returned after a 31-month layoff to comeback and take out Yeison Vargas in the opening round of their six-round bantamweight bout.
Carto looked quick under new trainer Bozy Ennis, and dropped Vargas with a hard combination. He ended things with a terrific left hook to the body that sent Vargas down for the 10-count at 2:53 of round one.
Carto, 120.3 lbs of Philadelphia is 18-1 with 14 knockouts. Vargas, 120.6 lbs of Cartagena, COL is 17-8.
Elijah Morales remained undefeated with a six-round unanimous decision over Kevin Davilla in a welterweight fight.
Morales, 145.3 lbs of Trenton, NJ won by scores of 60-54 on all cards and is now 9-0. Davilla, 144.7 lbs of Lakeland, WA is now 5-9-3.
Kashon Hutchinson won a six-round unanimous decision over Andre Byrd in a welterweight contest.
Hutchinson dropped Byrd in the opening seconds of the fight.
Hutchinson, 145 lbs of Reading, PA won by scores of 60-53 on all cards and is now 9-5.
LeAnna Cruz made a successful pro debut with a four-round unanimous decision over Delaney Bailey in a bantamweight bout.
In round one, Cruz dropped Bailey. Cruz boxed smoothly over the next three rounds and won by scores of 40-35 on all cards.
Cruz, 115.3 lbs of Allentown, PA is 1-0. Bailey, 116.9 lbs of Largo, FL is 0-4.
Julian Gonzalez stopped Ronny Arana in the opening round of their scheduled four-round junior lightweight contest.
Gonzalez landed a vicious combination that hurt Arana, and the fight was stopped at 1:20.
Gonzalez, 129.2 lbs of Readin, PA is 4-0 with four knockouts. Arana, 129.5 lbs of New York is 0-2.
Quadir Albright scored a 2nd round stoppage over debuting Humberto Camareno Jr. in a scheduled four-round junior welterweight bout.
In round one, Albright dropped Camareno with a left hook. In round two, Albright continued to batter Camareno until the fight was stopped at 2:26.
Albright, 142.2 lbs of Philadelphia is 3-0 with three knockouts. Camareno, 142.5 lbs of Mt. Vernon, WA is 0-1.Out
King’s Promotions returns to 2300 Arena on Saturday, November 20th
King’s Promotions returns to the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia with a jam-packed night of boxing on Friday night September 10th.
In the main event, welterweight Greg Outlaw will compete against Edgar Torres in a bout scheduled for six-rounds.
Outlaw of Bowie, Maryland, has a record of 8-1 with three knockouts. The 28 year-old Outlaw is a five year-professional. Outlaw has wins over Kashon Hutchinson (2-0) and Mack Allison IV (8-1-1). Outlaw is looking to get back in the win column after suffering his first defeat, which came on June 5th against Andrew Rodgers at the 2300 Arena.
Torres of Woodbridge, Virginia, has a record of 8-1-1 with four knockouts. The 38 year-old is a 14 year-professional. Torres is coming off his first loss, when he was stopped by Hutchinson on June 5th at the 2300 Arena.
The six-round co-feature will mark the much anticipated return of popular bantamweight Christian Carto.
Carto, 24 years-old of Philadelphia is 17-1 with 11 knockouts. Carto, who turned professional in 2016, won his first 17 bouts, which were highlighted by a win over Alonso Melendez (14-1). Carto suffered his only loss on February 8th, 2019 to Victor Ruiz at the 2300 Arena.
Carto’s opponent will be announced shortly.
Also in six-round bouts:
Elijah Morales (8-0, 4 KOs) of Trenton, NJ takes on Kevin Davilla (5-8-3, 1 KO) of Lakeland, Washington in a welterweight contest.
Kashon Hutchinson (8-5, 2 KOs) of Reading, PA takes on an opponent to be named in a welterweight fight.
Kenny Robles (8-1, 3 KOs) of Staten Island, NY takes on an opponent to be named in a junior welterweight scrap.
Jonathan Rodriguez (9-1, 3 KOs) of Bethlehem, PA takes on an opponent to be named in a bantamweight fight.
In Four-Round Bouts:
Quadir Albright (1-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia battles debuting Humberto Camareno Jr. of Lakewood, Washington in a junior welterweight fight.
Julian Gonzalez (1-0, 1 KO) of Reading, PA takes on an opponent to be named in a junior lightweight contest.
Bilal Quintyne (1-0, 1 KO) of Atlanta, GA fights an opponent to be named in a middleweight tussle.
Tickets for this outstanding evening of boxing are $150, $100, $75 and $50 and can be purchased by calling King’s Promotions at 610-587-5950