WBC Title Portraits on Canvas at Warriors Cup XX

Warriors Cup XX
Weapons 9 ■ Apollon Gym Promotions
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Branchburg Sports Complex
47 Readington Road in Branchburg, New Jersey

WBC Title Portraits on Canvas at Warriors Cup XX

Thank GFL.tv’s DrewSr for appraising the Warriors Cup WBC title portraits on canvas.

WBC International Challenge Welterweight Title

In the main event, Kornpet Petchrapat defeated Eddie Martinez via split decision to win the WBC International Challenge Welterweight Title. Petchrapat used a great kicking game to score points and keep the heavy handed Martinez at bay.

Petchrapat's kicking game kept Martinez at bay

Petchrapat’s kicking game kept Martinez at bay

Petchrapat was also masterful in the clinch to stifle Martinez, who came forward the whole fight but couldn’t find his range. The quicker Petchrapat used solid striking – even while backing up – to rack up points while also keeping his cardio at a high level.

Petchrapat used solid striking to rack up points

Petchrapat used solid striking to rack up points

Both fighters took some decent shots and displayed an iron will in never giving up.

Kronpet Petchrachapat Janjira (Boxing Works in California) def. Eddie Martinez (Sitan Gym in Connecticut) in a Split Decision: 49-47, 48-47 and 46-49. 5×3, 147 lbs.

Kornpet Petchrapat defeated Eddie Martinez to win the WBC International Challenge Welterweight Title

WBC U.S. National Super Middleweight Title

In the co-main event, Brett Hlavacek defeated Cyrus Washington via unanimous decision with the WBC National Title on the line.

Hlavacek fought a smart fight. He used great counter striking to score points against Washington, who stalked Hlavacek every round.

Washington stalked Hlavacek every round

Washington stalked Hlavacek every round

Hlavacek hit Washington with flying knees and elbows, while holding his own in the clinch, which turned out to be enough to dethrone Washington. It was a very technical fight from both fighters, who showed a ton of heart.

Brett Hlavacek (The Wat in NYC) def. Cyrus Washington (Sitan Gym in NYC) in a Unanimous Decision: 49-47, 49-45 and 48-47. 5×3, 168 lbs.
Washington suspended 60 days for scalp laceration healing.

Brett Hlavacek defeated Cyrus Washington with the WBC National Title on the line

Warriors Cup Class-A Amateur 150 lbs. Title
Omar Esteves (Sitan Gym in NYC/C3 in Connecticut) def. Greg Rowe (Five Points Academy in NYC) in a Split Decision: 49-46, 49-47 and 47-48. 5X2.

Warriors Cup Class-A Amateur 132 lbs. Title
Suresh Tamang (Seapeanong Gym in Virginia) def. Joel Esteves (Sitan Gym in NYC) in a Unanimous Decision: 48-47, 48-47 and 47-46. 5X2.

Class-A Amateur ■ 137lbs.
Bobby Slavin (Cool Hearts Muaythai Camp in Philadelphia) def. Julian Przybylski (Alex Wilkie) in a Unanimous Decision with all three judges scoring it 30-27. 3X2.

Class-A Amateur Modified (No Elbows) ■ 137 lbs.
Adam McCain (Body Arts Gym in Philadelphia) def. Chris Tapia (Weapons 9 Gym in New Jersey) by KO (Punch) at 1:44 of Round 3. Scheduled for 3X2.
Tapia suspended 60 days for KO. Tapia suspended indefinite pending physician clearance of left leg (shin)

Class-A Amateur ■ 158 lbs.
Patrick Rivera (Level Up Boxing in Maryland) def. Joe Bastone (Impact Muaythai) in a Unanimous Decision with all three judges scoring it 30-26. 3X2.
Bastone suspended indefinite pending ENT evaluation of left ear

Cyrus Washington (left) vs. Brett Hlavacek

Cyrus Washington (left) vs. Brett Hlavacek

Class-B Amateur ■ 154 lbs.
Akio Nakasone (The Wat in NYC) def. Macho Soto (The Institute) in a Majority Decision: 29-28, 29-28 and 29-29.

Class-B Amateur ■ 175 lbs.
Robert Goodwin (Boston Muaythai) def. Eddie Rivera (Sitan Gym on Long Island) in a Unanimous Decision with all three judges scoring it 29-28. 3×2.

Class-B Amateur ■ 154 lbs.
Kevin Sanchez (The Wat in NYC) def. John Esposito (The Institute) in a Unanimous Decision with all three judges scoring it 30-27. 3×2.

Class-B Amateur ■ 145 lbs.
Malik Johnson (Muaythai Dragon) def. James Guccione (C3 Athletics in Connecticut) in a Split Decision: 29-28, 29-28 and 28-29. 3X2.

Class-B Amateur ■ 140 lbs.
Rob Gonzalez (The Wat in NYC) def. Rich Stambach (AMA) in a Unanimous Decision: 30-27, 30-28 and 29-28. 3×2.

Class-B Amateur ■ 155 lbs.
Jeffrey Tamarez (Sitan Gym on Long Island) def. Vincent Melillo (Serra-Longo on Long Island) in a Unanimous Decision: 29-28, 29-28 and 30-27. 3X2.

Class-B Amateur ■ 145 lbs.
Stergos Mikkios (Thornton Martial Arts) def. Chris Berracol (Impact Muaythai) in a Unanimous Decision with all three judges scoring it 29-28. 3X2.

Class-B Amateur ■ 155 lbs.
Vinnie Mederos (Serra/Longo Fight Team on Long Island) def. Dante Green (Fatjo’s MMA in New Jersey) by TKO (Referee Stoppage) at 1:10 of Round 3. Scheduled for 3X2.
Green suspended 30 days for TKO.

Class-B Amateur ■ 120 lbs.
Christina Athens (Impact Muaythai) def. Emily Back (AMA) in a Unanimous Decision: 30-27, 30-28 and 29-28. 3X2.

For more pics, contact Daniel Rodriguez at: [email protected].

Kornpet Petchrapat (right) vs. Eddie Martinez

Kornpet Petchrapat (right) vs. Eddie Martinez

STAFF:

End Story MarkReferees: Coban, Justin Greskiewicz, Donnie Carolei and Jose Tabora. Judges: Kaensak. Willie Rivera, Eric Colon, Vincent Sinclair, Jon Bilyk and Jose Tabora. Inspectors: Scott Colon, Arthur Henry, Henry Krawiec, Joe Pinto, Darryl Porter, James “B52” Smith and Rob Suchocki. Scorekeeper: Ellen Rubin. Timekeeper: Julius Proenza. Ringside Physicians: Dr. Stu Patel and Dr. Vinay Chopra. NJACB Legal Counsel: Nick Lembo.

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