This past Saturday night, Jayon Timmin thrilled his large and raucous fan base as he had to get off the deck to win a four-round unanimous decision over tough Juan Gutierrez in the featured bantamweight bout in front of a near-capacity crowd at the Grand Yesha Ballroom in Philadelphia.
The entertaining six-bout card was promoted by RDR Promotions.
After a close first-round, Gutierrez was able to score a knockdown in round two as he landed a hard right hand that put Timmin on the canvas. Timmin was able to right himself and shake off being put down.
He was urged on by a loud supporting section, and came back to take the final two rounds, and get the decision by scores of 38-37 on all cards.
Timmin of Philadelphia is 1-0. Gutierrez of Estieli, Nicaragua is 0-3.
Erron Peterson remained undefeated with a four-round unanimous decision over Dewayne Williams in a middleweight contest.
Peterson scored an early knockdown as he dropped Williams in the opening frame with a left hand.
Peterson of Philadelphia won by tallies of 39-36 on all cards and is now 3-0. Williams of Philadelphia is 3-6-1.
Brendan O’Callaghan won a four-round unanimous decision over Antonio Allen in a junior middleweight contest/
O’Callaghan of Philadelphia won by scores of 40-36 on all cards and is now 4-1-1. Allen of Philadelphia is 1-14-1.
Jalique Holden scored a second round stoppage over Nathan Benichou in a scheduled four-round lightweight bout.
The time of the stoppage was 56 seconds for Holden of Wilmington, Delaware and is now 3-0. Benichou of Puebla, Mexico is 2-14-1.
Najeem Johns stopped Anthony Young in the second round of their four-round welterweight fight.
The time of the stoppage was 2:22 for Johns of Darby, PA and is now 2-0 with two knockouts. Young of Philadelphia is 0-6.
Heavyweight’s Romelle Terrell and Jerome AIken battled to a four-round draw.
Terrell of Chapel Hill, NC was making his pro debut. Aiken of Annapolis, MD is 0-6-1.