Tag: Prospects

Prospect of the Week: Shohjahon Ergashev

Heading into last week, the focus was on young Welterweight prospect Vito Mielnicki, 17, and Middleweight Joey Spencer, 19. Both fighters came out victorious, but neither performance provided anything special for the highlight reels. It turned out to be Super-Lightweight prospect 🇺🇿Shohjahon “Descendant of Tamerlane” Ergashev (18-0-0, 16KO)  of Uzbekistan, that impressed the most Friday night in Sloan, Iowa on ShoBox.

The 28 year old southpaw made quick work of Mexico’s  🇲🇽Adrian Estrella (29-5-0, 24KO) sending the 29 year old to the mat writhing in pain, with a sharp body shot just 1:32 into the first round.

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Prospect Project: Hector Tanajara

Undefeated Lightweight prospect 🇺🇸Hector Tanajara (19-0-0, 5KO), started off the New Year by taking on his toughest task so far against tough veteran 🇲🇽Juan Carlos Burgos (33-4-2, 21KO). They did battle in a 10 round bout Saturday on the undercard to the Jaime Munguia and Gary O’Sullivan Middleweight headliner at the Alamodome in Tanajara’s hometown of San Antonio, Texas. Continue reading “Prospect Project: Hector Tanajara”

Prospect Project: Xander Zayas

The highly touted Welterweight prospect from San Juan, Puerto Rico, 🇵🇷🇺🇸Xander Zayas (3-0-0, 2KO), made his third professional appearance in the ring Saturday night in a four round bout against 🇺🇸Corey Champion (1-2-0, 1KO) of Charlottesville, Virginia. This fight is kicked off what should be a busy year for the 17 year old, 11 time Puerto Rican and U.S National Champion, who is looking to build off of a year in 2019 where he went 2-0 winning both bouts by first round knockout. Continue reading “Prospect Project: Xander Zayas”

Prospect Project: Sonny Conto

Heavyweight prospect 🇺🇸Sonny “The Bronco” Conto (6-0-0, 5KO) started his second year in the pro ranks on the undercard to the Light-Heavyweight bout between fellow Philadelphian Jesse Hart and Long Island’s Joe Smith Jr. Saturday night at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Conto took on 🇺🇸Curtis “The Bad Guy” Head (5-5-0, 3KO) of Detroit, Michigan in a scheduled four round contest. Continue reading “Prospect Project: Sonny Conto”