Rosalinda Rodriguez shines in Charlotte, NC
Charlotte, NC (October 24, 2016) – 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 cards.
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 Ada Velez.
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 rumble.
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 bout.