A packed house filled The Rodeway Inn & Conference Center in Allentown on Saturday Feb. 27th for
Allentown Showdown. The pro-am boxing event was presented by King’s Promotions and consisted of six pro bouts and five amateur bouts.
Heavyweight Travis “GW Hope” Kauffman (19-1) defeated Mike Miller (6-16-2) with scores of 60-54 on all three judges cards in the night’s main event. Junior welterweight Jason Cintron improved his record to 12-1 by winning a unanimous decision over Maurice Chalmers (7-10-1). The scores were wide at 60-54 and 59-54 twice.
Rounding out the pro portion of the card in Allentown was super middleweight Farah Ennis (12-0) scoring a 3rd round TKO over Emmanuel Gonzalez (9-7). Featherweight Coy Evans improved to 7-0 with a unanimous decision over Robert Da Luz (12-25). Evans swept the scorecards 60-54 three times. Eliud Torres (3-1) won his juniorwelterweight bout against John Willoughby (1-3) via TKO at the 1:12 mark of the third round. Derrick Webster (5-0) TKO’d Pete Guthy (2-8-2) at the :27 mark of the 4th round in their middleweight bout.
In the amateur portion of the night, Jesus Perez of Reading defeated Erving Torres of Allentown; Abriam Santos of Allentown defeated Quincy Staples of Reading; Tommy Jaworski of Scranton defeated John Ocasio of Reading; Luke Panusky of Scranton defeated Raynaldo DeJesus of Allentown and Alex Barbosa of Allentown defeated Francisco Rodriquez of Reading.
Check out the GALLERY section for photos from Allentown Showdown.