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Results from Mohegan Sun Chaney Vs. McKinney

Cassius Chaney of New London, CT had an easy bout when he met up against Mathew McKinney of California as the Main Event at Mohegan Sun Casino. During round 1 McKinney goes to one knee and gets the count and it wasn't long until the same thing happened again. As the bout continued Cassius lands again and McKinney goes down. Johnny Callus stopped the bout towards the end of the round. Cassius increased to 22-4, 15 KOS by TKO and McKinny 9-6-2, 6 Kos.

Co Main Event – Heavyweights: Joe Cusumano of Sicily vs. Dennis Ventura of Lynn, Mass. Ventura light on his feet with his fancy footwork. During round 2 of 8 rounds, after a flurry of body head combinations, referee Danny Schiavone stopped the bout and Cusumano gets the TKO victory and increased to 21-4, 19 Kos and Ventura the other way to 4-2, 3 Kos.

Middleweights: Weymouth, Mass’s own Francis “The Tank” Hogan had a slow opening round against Cleotis Pendarvis of California. Hogan the taller and leaner of the two fighters. During round 3 Hogan landed on the head of Pendarvis and Callas gave him the count. Hogan controlled the action during the entire bout and at the end of round 4, Callas called a stop to the bout when Hogan dropped Pendarvis into the ropes at 2:59 and gets the victory by KO. Hogan increased to 12-0, 11 Kos and Pendarvis decreases to 21-11-2, 9 Kos.

Super Featherweights: Fan favorite Alejando Paulino (I’m thinking the entire crowd was a fan of Paulino) of New London, CT met up against skilled Brandon Idrogo of New York. Round 1 Idrogo shock up Paulino in the opening seconds. Round 3 Paulino pressing forward and Idrogo not engaging as much as he did in round 1. Round 4, Idrogo landed near the eye socket of Paulino. Paulino was stunned. After 6 rounds the bout went the distance with no knock downs and Paulino controlling the majority of the action. The judges scored the bout 58-56; 59-55 and 60-54 in favor of Paulino by UD. Paulino increased to 11-0, 9 Kos and Idrogo decreased to 6-3, 6 kos.

Light Heavyweights: Boxer and mma fighter Gary Balletto of Cranston, RI gave a beating to Jeremiah David Austin of New York who made his pro debut. Round 1 and round 2 was all Balletto but he couldn’t get the referee to stop the bout until round 2. Round 2 same action as round 1 except Austin took a beating from Balletto. Right before the bell of round 2 at 2:55, referee Johnny Callas stopped the bout and Balletto increased to 3-0, 2 Kos and Austin got his 1st loss at 0-1.

Middleweights: Jalen Renaud of Springfield, MA (413) went the distance against Michael Ogundo of Quincy, Mass. Both fighters quick with the hands while Oqundo moved his body well, crunched his body in and kept his guard up while moving forward. It was nice to see Yayo and Pops in Renaud’s corner. Jalen’s been jabbing his way in. Round 6 the pace picked up with both fighters landing some great shots. After 6 rounds the judges scored the bout 59-55; 60-54; 58-56 in favor of Jalen. Jalen increased to 9-0, 3 kos and 16-16, 13 kos

Heavyweights: Sean Bey of Providence, RI had an easy bout against John Shipman of Texas. During round 1 Shipman went down and received the count. Bey ends up tossing Shipman to the canvas. Again right before the bell Shipman goes down to the canvas. Thank God for that bell. Round 2 at .12 referee Johnny Callas called a halt to the bout and Bey increased to 7-0, 7 Kos and Shipman decreased 4-3, 2 Kos.

Lightweights: Boston, Massachusetts Jonathan de Pina had a scheduled 6 rounds against Christian Otero of New York. Otero who showed up and came to fight. Rd 2, de Pina is trying hard to knock out Otero and Otero has landed some good punches. By round 3 both fighters want the W and it pretty much was a back and forth bout. After the 6 rounds with no knock downs the judges scored in favor of de Pina by unanimous decision 58-56; 58-56 and 59-55. De Pina increased to 9-1, 4 kos and Otero 4-2, 2 kos.

Welterweights: Stevie Jane Coleman of Columbia, Connecticut met up against Jesenia Rivas of Colorado making her pro debut. Both fighters

started off the bout swinging and letting their hands go but it only took Stevie .39 of round 1 before referee Danny Schiavone stopped the bout. Stevie was excited on her TKO victory and increased to 3-1, 1 ko and Rivas 0-1.

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