ShoBox FNF super middleweight prelim
co-feature warmed the live audience at Bally's,
Atlantic City, with underdog Don "Da Bomb"
George taking out unbeaten Cornelius "Da Beast"
White with a finishing barrage at 2:02 mark of
the opening stanza.
White arrived undefeated at 16 wins
capped by 15 via stoppage George (20-1-1, 17
KOs) was coming off technical decision loss to
Both quickly meet at center stage
working behind the jab
and then nearing the
two-minute mark a picture perfect George
one-two, finds the target and White is down.
Beats the count, but George quickly pounces
and another power right hand finishes a flurry
and White once again is on the canvas.
A final barrage capped with the
George right hand sees referee Randy Newman
giving it the ol no mas as White is once
again on the canvas. Time of contest 2:01 of
Passing thoughts: While both George
and White have nice job applications with George
at a now 21-1-1, 18 by KO; White 16-1, 15 KOs,
last nites meeting was a scheduled eight round
affair. Secondly, the White rap sheet revealed,
of his 15 scalps taken, only three were batting
Guess here is you put "Da Bomb," "Da
Beast" and Sierra in a mini personal round robin
youll likely fill the joint at each outing; but
I see no major league strap taking in the near
The main event
played to a whole different tune, with young and
unbeaten Rico Ramos scoring unanimous decision
over tough veteran Alejandro Valdez in a closely
contested ten round jr. featherweight affair.
The scoring went
unanimous Ramos 97-93, 97-93, 98-92, but the
numbers didnt reflect the many stanzas that
were a coin flip that went to the winner.
Ramos at age 23
caught the eye with the better text book style
-- mixed his offense with quickness and
combination punching Valdez, a southpaw,
tossed leather in bunches but not always finding
club fight affair Valdez at age 27 drops to
23-5-3, 17 KOs - a good test for the new breed
prospects -- Ramos a legit prospect
among a rich field of 122 pounders. Needs a bit
more seasoning before stepping up to contender