Christian Carto Continues to Roll With Third-Round Stoppage over Jesus Martinez in Philadelphia

Oberlton, Howling and Han Remain Undefeated

Philadelphia (May 15, 2024) –This past Friday night at Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia, popular bantamweight contender Christian Carto won his fifth consecutive bout with a third-round stoppage in their scheduled eight-round main event.

The seven bout card was promoted by King’s Promotions.

Carto of Philadelphia, once again brought a large fan base to cheer him on and they were not disappointed.

Carto registered two knockdowns and the bout was stopped at 1:06.

Carto who is ranked 14th by the WBO improves to 22-1 with 15 knockouts. Martinez of Miami is 35-21-1.

Rising light heavyweight Atif Oberlton remained perfect by stopping Juan Barajas in the opening round of their eight-round bout.

Oberlton dropped Barajas twice before the fight was called off at 2:59.

Oberlton of Philadelphia is now 10-0 with eight knockouts. Barajas of Mexico is 8-2.

Bree Howling kept her undefeated mark intact with an eight-round unanimous decision over former world champion Nancy Franco in a bantamweight contest.

Howling of Calgary, Canada won by shutout scores of 80-72 on all cards and is now 7-0. Franco of Guadalajara, Mexico is now 19-20-2.

Stephanie Han remained undefeated with a six-round unanimous decision over Michaela Nogue in a junior lightweight contest.

Han of El Paso, Texas won by scores of 60-54 on all scores and is now 8-0. Nogue of Egg Harbor, NJ is 2-5-1.

Muhammad Robinson stopped David Thomas in round five of their six-round welterweight bout.

The time of the stoppage was 40 seconds of round five for the Baltimore native who is now 7-1 with three knockouts. Thomas of Orange, Texas is 6-7-1.

David Whitmire was impressive in stopping Breydon Glaude in 92 seconds of their four-round welterweight fight.

Whitmire, 19 years-old of Washington, DC is now 5-0 with four-knockouts. Glaude is 0-2.

Ibraheim Robinson took a hard-fought six-round unanimous decision of Demarcus Layton in a junior middleweight affair.

Robinson of Baltimore, won by scores of 59-55 and 58-56 twice and is now 7-1-1. Laytom of Little Rock, Arkansas is 9-7-1.

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