Tapia Destroys Menard in 2 to Win NABA Super Featherweight Title
Price outlasts Rodriguez
Wins by Young, Conquest, O’Callaghan and Wise
Atlantic City, NJ (August 2, 2021)–This past Saturday night, Hard Hitting Promotions started off it’s 12 fight series at the Showboat Hotel with a bang as Christian Tapia captured the NABA Super Featherweight title with a 2nd round destruction over Mason Menard.
The fight capped off an excellent seven bout card in front of a sold-out crowd at the famed boardwalk venue.
In round two, Tapia hurt Menard with a right hand. Tapia walked in and landed a right uppercut that was followed by a thundering left to the body that sent Menard to the canvas, and he would not get up, and the fight was stopped at 2:34.
Tapia of Coamo, PR is 12-0 with 11 knockouts. Menard of Rayne, LA is 36-6.
Dylan Price remained undefeated with a eight-round unanimous decision over Edwin Rodriguez in a bantamweight bout.
Price of Sicklerville, NJ won by scores of 79-73, 78-74 and 77-75 to remain undefeated with a 14-0 record. Rodriguez of Juana Diaz, PR is 11-6-2.
Hometown favorite Anthony “Juice” Young took an eight-round unanimous decision over Todd Manuel in a welterweight battle.
Young scored a knockdown in the final round, but Manuel was able to reach the final bell.
Young of Atlantic City, NJ won by scores of 79-72 and 78-73 twice to raise his mark to 22-2. Manuel of Rayne, LA is 19-18-1,
Ricardo Caraballo (6-1) and Harold Lopez (6-0-1) fought to a no-contest due to a cut that opened up a cut over the left eye of Caraballo, and the fight had to be stopped before four completed rounds of their scheduled six-round flyweight bout.
Jerome Conquest took a six-round split decision over Wilfredo Garriga in a junior welterweight fight.
Conquest of Philadelphia won by scores of 59-55 and 58-56, while a third judge ruled 58-56 in favor of Garriga.
Conquest is now 11-5. Garriga of Juana Diaz, PR is 4-8-1.
Brendon O’Callaghan made a successful pro debut with a opening round stoppage of Anthony Young in a scheduled four-round middleweight bout.
O’Callaghan dropped Young with a hard combination on the ropes. O’Callaghan jumped on a hurt Young, and another series of punches forced a referee stoppage at 2:39.
O’Callaghan of Philadelphia is 1-0 with one knockout. Young, also of Philadelphia, drops to 0-2.
Isaiah Wise won a six-round split decision over Luis Solis in a middleweight bout.
Wise of Philadelphia won by scores of 59-55 and 58-56; while the 3rd judge scored it for Solis by a 59-55 tally.
Wise is now 9-2-2. Solis is 25-13-4.
Hard Hitting Promotions returns to the Showboat Hotel on Saturday, August 28th
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