By: Reggie French
December 8th, Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Hialeah, Florida: In the cruiserweight main event of a Leon Margules Warriors Boxing promoted Premier Boxing Champions card broadcast LIVE on FS1 Laval, Quebec, Canada former WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, Jean Pascal left the game on his terms scoring a sixth round TKO stoppage of Miami, Florida based previously unbeaten Egyptian Ahmed Elbiali.
Promising to retire after the bout win, lose or draw, Pascal rocked in the opening seconds of round one, held on and recovered to push Elbiali to the limit battering the fading unbeaten Egyptian after having his way in round five settled down to business in round six banging away with heavy rights and drilling left hooks prompting Elbiali’s corner to throw in the towel forcing referee Telis Assimenios to stop the fight at 2:06 of round six. Pascal once speaking of joining the Canadian Police services rides away 32-5-1, 19Ko’s while Elbiali suffering his first loss drops to 16-1, 13Ko’s.
In the late added co-feature Miami, Florida, based unbeaten heavyweight Luis “King Kong” Ortiz returning from his second suspension for failed pre-fight testing showed the strategically seated WBC World Heavyweight Champion Deontey Wilder he was ready willing and able to reschedule their November cancelled bout stopping West Virginia’s, Daniel “Mountain” Martz in two rounds.
Ortiz, a southpaw immediately attacking the 6’7” Martz body with straight left hands put the outclassed Virginian on his knees near the close of round one with a short-left body shot.
Ortiz looking to send a message turned his assault upstairs in round two blasting Martz with a well-timed “avalanche” causing left hand counter to the jaw crashing Martz face first to the canvas where referee Samuel Burgos would immediately wave the fight over at 0:43 of round two.
(photo credit Douglas DeFelice/Premier Boxing Champions)
Ortiz having his November 4th challenge of Deontey Wilder due to failing to disclose blood pressure medication made a B line to the champion sitting ringside calling him out leading to a WWE styled face off. The 38-year-old, Ortiz improves to 28-0, 24Ko’s while the made to order Martz stopped in four of his last six bouts dives to 16-6-1, 13Ko’s.
In other action:
In a battle of prospect southpaw welterweights, Fort Myers, Florida southpaw welterweight Bryant “Goodfellas” Perella returned to the win column scoring an eight-round unanimous decision over Illinois, Alex “Chi Town Heat” Martin.
Perrella coming in off a leg injury hindered fourth round TKO loss to Yordenis Ugas in September started quickly cooling off the “Chi Town Heat” with a canvas bound crunching right hook. The poised Chicagoan made it upright and able to hold on would survive Perrella’s first half pressure attack to make it interesting finding with his jab and sharp counters only to find his late effort to come up short on the judge’s cards which were announced 77-74, 79-72 times two for the “Goodfella” Perrella. Perrella moves to 15-1, 13Ko’s while Martin coming in off back to back losses to Miguel Cruz falls to 13-3, 5Ko’s.
In a battle of unbeaten featherweights Philadelphia’s, Stephan Fulton used his superior mobility and accurate jab to score a nose bloodying 78-74, 77-75, 76-76, eight round majority decision over Glendale, California’s, Adam “Blunose” Lopez. Fulton improves to 12-0, 5Ko’s while Lopez suffering his first defeat drops to 8-1, 3Ko’s.