LATE RESULTS FROM HUNTINGTON, NEW YORK
Chris Algieri W8 Raul Tovar ... On Saturday at The Paramount in Huntington, New York, hometown junior welterweight Chris Algieri improved to 15-0 with 7 KOs by decisioning Texas' Raul Tovar over eight rounds. Said Star Boxing's Joe DeGuardia hours before being hospitalized in a car crash, "Chris Algieri continues to improve." Despite being tested by Tovar throughout the bout, Algieri was able to adapt and utilize his speed and boxing skills to consistently score points throughout the bout. Tovar came on strong late in the bout but Algieri maintained his composure and continued to control the action. Scores at the end were 78-74 and 77-75 (twice). Tovar drops to 10-6-1 with 4KOs. source for all results: star boxing
Cletus Seldin TKO1 Jonathan Garcia... On the same show, welterweight Cletus 'The Hebrew Hammer" Seldin (8-0) dropped a right hand on Jonathan Garcia of Puerto Rico, drilling him to the canvas in the first round and causing a halt to the bout at the 2:18 mark of the stanza. Garcia fell to 3-3-1. source for all results: star boxing
UNDERCARD: In an eight-round New York State 140-pound title bout, Manny Gonzalez from the Bronx stayed unbeaten with a hard fought performance over Yonkers' Chazz McDowell. Scores at the end of the bout were 78-71 twice and 77-72 for Gonzalez who improved to 11-0, while McDowell moved to 6-2... In a four-round slugfest, Raul Nuncio of Glen Cove, New York and the Bronx's Enver Halili went to war from the opening bell with a "bombs away" attitude throughout their junior middleweight bout. Halili was awarded a majority decision upping his record to 2-0, while Nuncio falls to 2-1-1... Huntington native Alan Gotay made a splash in his pro debut with a first-round knockout of Brooklyn's Ian James, 2-4 in a round junior welterweight bout...
Popular Hicksville, New York native Anthony Karperis dropped Travis McElhaney of Grand Rapids, Michigan with a right hand, earning a first round stoppage in their junior welterweight tilt. Karperis improved to 2-0 while McElhaney fell to 0-2.