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MYKAL FOX CONTINUES WINNING WAYS WITH UNANIMOUS DECISION


Philadelphia, Penn. (May 14, 2018)–This past Friday night, junior
welterweight *Mykal Fox*remained perfect by winning a eight-round unanimous
decision over Anthony Mercado.

The bout headlined an eight-fight card at SugarHouse Casino, and was
promoted by King’s Promotions.

Fox of Forestville, Maryland controlled the action by using his long reach
that set up combination punching. The 22 year-old was solid throughout,
and cruised home to the victory by scores of 79-73 twice and 78-74.

Fox is now 17-0, Mercado of Camuy, Puerto Rico is 11-4.

“The Fighting Ring Announcer” *Alex Barbosa* came back after a nearly
two-year layoff to win a four-round unanimous decision over Sergio Aguilar
in a super bantamweight bout.

Barbosa of Philadelphia won by scores of 40-36 and 39-37 twice to raise his
mark to 6-3-1. Aguilar of Homestead, Florida is 2-8.

*Romuel Cruz* bloodied the nose of Bryann Perez on his way to a four-round
unanimous decision in a super bantamweight bout.

Cruz of Philadelphia won by scores of 40-36 twice and 39-37 to stay
undefeated at 2-0. Perez of Carolina, Puerto Rico falls to 2-10-1.

New King’s Promotions signee, *Anvar Yusunov* shook of a flash knockdown to
win a four-round unanimous decision over Deo Kizito in a super
featherweight bout.

In round three, Kizito landed a straight left that made Yusunov’s glove hit
the canvas. It was Yusunov’s power shots that bloodied the nose of Kizito,
and was the difference in the fight.

Yusunov, who is a three-time Olympian from Tajikistan won by scores of
40-36, 39-37 and 38-37 to improve to 2-0. Kizito of Dubai, United Arab
Emirates is 3-2.

Jerrod Miner and Desmond Moore battled to a four-round split draw in a
bantamweight contest.

Each fighter won a scorecard 39-37 and a third card was even at 38-38.

Miner of Philadelphia is 1-1-2. Moore of Bethlehem, PA is 1-0-1.

In the fight of the night, *Joshafat Ortiz* got off the deck in round one,
to come back to stop Jordan Peters in round two of their scheduled
four-round super featherweight bout.

Peters dropped Ortiz in the first frame with a vicious right hand. Ortiz
was not only able to shake that off, but come back and land a booming right
hand that dropped Peters in next frame. Peters got up, but ate a huge
combination, and the fight was stopped at 2:13.

Ortiz of Reading, PA is 4-0 with 2 knockouts. Peters of Washington, DC is
2-2-1.

*Michael Coffie* remained undefeated by stopping Lamar Lewis in the first
round of their scheduled four round heavyweight bout.

Coffie landed a big combination to the top of the head that sent Lewis
down, and the fight was stopped 75 seconds into the fight.

Coffie of Brooklyn is 3-0 with 2 knockouts. Lewis of Conway, Arkansas is
0-2.

Joel Flores of Christopher Burgos fought to a spirited four-round majority
draw in a junior lightweight bout.

Flores of Passaic, New Jersey won a card 39-37, but that was overruled by
two 38-38 cards.

Flores is 0-0-2. Burgos of Philadelphia is 0-2-1.