Minnesota’s professional boxers gave local sports fans some relief in the midst of what is turning out to be an ugly weekend. The Twins have been swept out of the playoffs by the Yankees (again), the Gophers lost their annual contest for Paul Bunyan’s Axe (again), but some effective hard work by a handful of fighters has given us something to smile about. Results below are gleaned from preliminary reports from Jesse Kelley of Minnesotaboxing.com.
Caleb Truax (now 16-0-1 with 10 kayos) defeats Jonathan Reid (now 34-13 with 19 kayos by TKO in the 8th round of 10 scheduled.
Jon Schmidt (now 10-1 with 6 kayos) defeats Ryan Soft (now 2-2-1 with 1 kayo) by decision after [unknown] rounds.
Jeremy McLaurin (now 8-1 with 5 kayos) defeats Joel Flores (now 3-1 with 3 kayos) by split decision after [unknown] rounds
Ismail Muwendo (now 7-0 with 6 kayos) defeats Mike Maley (now 3-8 with 3 kayos) by knockout in the xth of [unknown] rounds scheduled.
Antwan Robertson -vs- Philip Adyaka apparently didn’t happen due to illness
Shane Dezee -vs- Zack Jensen no result has been reported.
Charles Meier -vs- Gavin Quinn was an exhibition.