WOODHAVEN, NY (March 4, 2011)—An enthusiastic crowd packed Cordon Bleu Catering Hall in the Woodhaven section of Queens, New York and they were treated to a night of entertaining boxing that was promoted by New Legend Boxing Promotions.
In the main event, Juan Dominguez scored a third round stoppage over Gabriel Gomez in a battle of undefeated Featherweights that was scheduled for six rounds.
Dominguez dropped Gomez in round one with a hard right hand. Dominguez equaled that in round three by scoring a second knockdown in round three. Later in the round Dominguez dropped Gomez with a right to the top of the head and that’s when the fight was waved off at 2:05 of round three.
The co-feature, Mike Ruiz scored a third round stoppage over Jorge Barajas in a scheduled six round Welterweight bout. Ruiz dropped Barajas twice in round three with the first being a right off the ropes. He scored a second knockdown from a left to the body and moments later the fight was stopped by referee Eddie Claudio after a finishing barrage of punches from Ruiz.
Undercard winners included heavyweight Vinny Celentano; Former Polish amateur star, super featherweight Kamil Laszczyk; super featherweight Rafael Vazquez; undefeated female sensation Patricia Alcivar; Eilud Torres and Edward Valdez
6 ROUNDS—FEATHERWEIGHTS—Juan Dominguez (7-0, 5 KO’s) 124 lbs of Brooklyn, NY TKO 3 (2:05) over Gabriel Gomez(4-1) 124 lbs of Philadelphia
6 ROUNDS—WELTERWEIGHTS—Mike Ruiz (11-4, 6 KO’s) 148 ½ lbs of Lynbrook, NY TKO 3 (1:22) over Jorge Barajas (5-5) 147 ½ lbs of Idaho Falls, ID
6 Rounds—Lightweights– Edward Valdez (4-8-2, 1 KO) 132 lbs of New York TKO 6 ( :49) over Angel Torres (2-5-2) 134 lbs of Yonkers, NY
6 ROUNDS – JR WELTERWEIGHTS—Eilud Torres (4-2-2) 140 lbs of Allentown, PA UD over Jonathan Cuba (5-3) 137 lbs of New York…Scores were 58-54; 57-55; 57-55
4 ROUNDS—FEMALE SUPER FLYWEIGHTS—Patricia Alcivar (4-0) 114 lbs Queens, NY UD OVER Laura Gomez (3-3) 118 ½ lbs Sonora, MX…Scores were 40-36 on all cards
4 ROUNDS—SUPER FEATHERWEIGHTS—Rafael Vazquez (5-0) 128 ¼ lbs of Brooklyn, NY UD over George Santiago (1-2) 131 lbs of Brooklyn, NY…Scores were 38-37; 39-36; 40-35
4 ROUNDS—SUPER FEATHERWEIGHTS—Kamil Laszczyk (1-0, 1 KO) 128 lbs of North Bergen, NJ TKO 2 (1:25) over Emil Brooks (0-3) 128 lbs of Buffalo, NY
4 ROUNDS—HEAVYWEIGHTS—Vinny Celentano (2-0) 228 lbs of Howard Beach, NY UD over Richard Mason (0-3) 213 lbs of Westbury, NY…Scores were 39-37 on all cards
By Marc Abrams
PHOTO CREDIT: Claudia Bocanegra