New York, NY (February 18, 2015)–Upstart boxing manager’s Split-T Management was perfect this past weekend by going 6 for 6 in fights all over the country.
At The Mountaineer Casino in Chester, WV, Bantamweight Antonio “Carita” Nieves (15-0-1, 8 KO’s) registered a vicious 3rd round,one punch stoppage over Hungarian, Tibor Nadori (6-3) on a card promoted by Mademan Promotions.
A full-time banker, Nieves dissected the taller Nadori for the first two rounds. In the third round, he threw a double jab followed with a straight right hand that put Nadori down and out for the full 10 count. Nadori was knocked out cold for several minutes
Former amateur star from Senegal, Welterweight Boubacar Sylla, now residing in Cincinnati, OH made a successful pro debut with an explosive 2nd round knockout over Shannon Kelley of Columbus, OH. After working the body for the first round, the 6’1″ Sylla ended the fight with an one punch overhand right that dropped Kelley. The referee had to call a halt to the bout after Kelley attempted to get up.
A few hundred miles away, the other four Split-T managed boxers fought on a card in Royal Oak, MI, promoted Ahrens Promotions.
Leading the charge was 20 year old, “Mighty” Joe Jones of Jersey City, NJ. Making his return to the ring after a two-year layoff, Jones scored a devastating 2nd round stoppage over Michael Shipp, improving his record to 5-0, 4 KO’s. Jones wowed the crowd and had them oohing and ahhing after every punch he landed as he knocked Shipp down with powerful combinations to the head and body twice in the opening stanza. Jones started round two with a combination to the head that had Shipp slumped over on the ropes causing the referee to call the bout.
The card also featured three of Toledo, OH’s best up and coming fighters.
Among them was full-time Toledo Fireman and former Super Middleweight Amateur Star Deandre Ware, who improved to 3-0, 3 KO’s with a 1st round KO over debuting Brian Jackson of Port Huron, MI. After scoring a knockdown early in the fight, Ware connected with a right hand to the head that put Jackson down and out.
Junior Welterweight, Alden Wattley made a successful pro debut with a first round stoppage over Christopher Johnson of South Bend, IN.. A right uppercut to the body put Johnson down for the full 10 count.
Completing the hat trick for Team Toledo, Former University of Toledo Linebacker, Cassius Anderson made a successful transition to boxing with a 4 round unanimous decision over tough Ryan Pokrfky of Detroit, MI. Pokrfky was game and hung in tough but the skills and conditioning of Anderson was the difference as all the judges gave the bout to Anderson.
All the Toledo boxers are trained by young upstart trainer, Lamar Wright. He also trains Split-T fighter, undefeated jr welterweight/welterweight Wesley Tucker 10-0, 7 KO’s.
“It was another great weekend for Split-T Management and for the Split-T Philosophy of keeping fighters as active as possible,”said Split-T management CEO David McWater.
These fighters are being guided by long time respected matchmaker and boxing mind, Joe Quiambao.
Quiambao’s philosophies on building fighter’s are really showing with the success of the Split-T stable.
“I’m working with a real good group of prospects and I see lot of promise. I expect to see big things from them as they only needed an opportunity from someone to show what they can do. These kids are very hungry because they want to prove themselves to us and to the rest of the boxing world. As you know I have been involved with quite a few champions and contenders early in their careers and I see a lot of similarities in the level of talents of the group here,” said Quiambao
Split-T Management growing roster includes Undefeated Bantamweight Antonio Nieves; Undefeated Light Heavyweights Joseph Williams and Joe Louis Jones; Undefeated Welterweights Wesley Tucker; Boubacar Sylla; Undefeated Super Middleweight Deandre Ware, Undefeated Heavyweights: Darlington Agha and Trent Rawlins and Adonis Stevenson conqueror, Super Middleweight Darnell Boone.