DKO Boxing Management Fighters Rack Up Four Wins in Framingham, Massachusetts
DKO Boxing Management Rack Up Four Wins in Framingham, Massachusetts Nelson Perez, Elvis Figueroa, Felix Parrilla and Jeffrey Torres all get their Hands Raised
Framingham, Mass. (October 18th, 2021)--Four Fighters from the DKO Management stable all came out victorious with decisive wins on Saturday night at the Sheraton Hotel in Framingham, Massachusetts.
In the main event, Nelson Perez took a six-round unanimous decision over Ryan Venable in a lightweight battle. Perez scored two knockdowns and won by comfortable scores of 59-53 on all cards of 59-53 to raise his record to 4-0. Perez, 30 years-old, was a Rocky Marciano and Connecticut State champion in 2018.
Elvis Figueroa made it 8-0 as he stopped 64-fight veteran Larry Smith in round three of their scheduled six-round super middleweight contest. Figueroa dominated the action as Smith had to take a knee in round two. Figueroa continued the pressure which forced the corner of Smith to toss in the towel at 1:04 of round three. Figueroa of New Haven, Connecticut notched 4th stoppage win in eight fights.
Felix Parrilla lived up to the billing as he scored a sensational 2nd round stoppage over Sidell Blocker in a scheduled four-round super featherweight bout. Parrilla dropped Blocker in the opening seconds from a perfect left hook. Parrilla dropped Blocker again in round two, and the fight was stopped in between rounds after Blocker continued to take more punishment. Parrilla of New Haven was a 2017 New England Golden Gloves champion; 2017 Junior Olympics Finalist; 2018 National Golden Gloves Finalist; 2019 New England Golden Gloves Finalist and the 2019 Connecticut Amateur of the Year.
Jeffrey Torres raised his record to 8-1 with four knockouts with a 1st round dismantling of Jader Alves in a welterweight fight. Torres dropped Alves with a left hook at the end of the opening frame, and the fight was stopped at 2:56. Figueroa, Torres and Parrilla are co-managed by Marilyn Rosa and are promoted by KO Night Promotions.
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