Max Boxing – News – Cassius Chaney improves tp 21-0, defeats Shawdell Terrell Winters

Cassius Chaney remains unbeaten

In Cassius Chaney’s first 10-rounde, he wanted to go the full 10.


That is exactly what he did, capturing a unanimous decision against Shawdell Terell Winters on Saturday at the Worcester Palladium.


Chaney, who once held the World Boxing Council US heavyweight title, with Marcel Varele scoring it 96-94, Lucy Miller scoring it 98-92 and Jackie Morell scoring it 97-93. Chaney, a former University of New Haven basketball player who now lives in New London, Conn., improved to 21-0 (14 knockouts). Winters, a resident of Harvey Ill. who once held the National Boxing Association title, dropped to 13-6 (12).


“I was a little rusty,” said Chaney, who last fought in December of 2020. I was happy I went 10 rounds. Now that I’ve done it, I know I can do it.”


There were no knockdowns. Chaney aimed most of his punches at the head, using a stiff jab and a straight right hand to do most of his work. He sustained a small cut over his left eye.


“He was dipping to his right,” Chaney said. “That’s something I haven’t seen in a long time. I needed to be more relaxed.”


Winters, whom Joseph Parker stopped in five rounds in February of 200, had some success landing to Chaney’s body and did some of his better work in the final two rounds.


“I came to win,” Winters said. “I didn’t come to get a paycheck or go rounds. I would have liked to have had a little more time to prepare.”


In the co-main event, Richie Rivera of Hartford, Conn., won the vacant NBA Intercontinental Americas cruiserweight title with a first-round knockout of Ernesto Berrospe Rivas if Mexico in a scheduled 10-round bout. Rivera (20-0, 15 KOs) pinned Rivas against the ropes and unloaded a three-punch combination, concluding with a right to the body that dropped Rivas. Referee Paul Casey counted out Rivas at 2:16. Rivas dropped to 11-18 (6).


Enrique Collazo of San Juan Puerto Rico captured the vacant NBA Americas super middleweight title stopping Ronald Montes of Colombia at the end of the fourth round in a scheduled eight. Collazo (16-1-1, 11 KOs) dropped Montes in the third and fourth rounds. After the fourth, Montes’. corner indicated to referee Leo Gerstel that he did not wish to continue. Montes dropped to 18-14 (16).


In a battle for the vacant New England junior welterweight title, Wilfredo Pagan of Southbridge, Mass. and Carlos Marerro III of Bridgeport, Conn., fought to a six-round split draw. Morrel scored it 59-55 for Marerro (2-6-2). Lucy Miler scored it 58-56 for Pagan (6-1-1, 3 KOs). Varele scored it 57-57.


Heavyweight Bryan Daniels of Worcester claimed a TKO victory over Corey Morey of Philadelphia when Morey injured his left knee in the first round of a scheduled four. Daniels 6-1 (3). Threw Morey to the canvas and Morey twisted his knee on the way down. After the doctor examined him, it was determined he could not continue. Gerstel stopped the fight at 50 seconds.


Bpbby Harris III of Worcester won a four-round unanimous decision against Juan Celin Zapata of Bronx, N.Y. at super middleweight The scores were 40-36, 40-35 and 39-36. Harris, the son of Bobby Harris, Jr. a heavyweight contender in the mid-90s, improved to 3-0-1 (3). Zapata dropped to 6-19-2 (4).


Demek Edmonds a heavyweight from Worcester won a four-round unanimous decision against Rafael de Sousa of Sao Paolo, Brazil. All three judges scored it 40-36. Edmonds is now 3-0 (2); De Souza dropped to 0-2.


Angel Gonzalez of Hartford, Conn. won a four-round decision against Richard Bernard of Hawaii at lightweight. Miller and Morrel scored it 40-36 and Varele scored it 39-37. Gonzalez improved to 5-0 (3). Bernard dropped to 1-5-1.


Eslih Owusu of Worcester stopped Carlos Galindo of Woburn, Mass. at middleweight in the first round of a scheduled four. After two knockdowns, Gerstel stopped the fight at 1:42 of the first. Owusu is now 5-0 (3); Galdino is 1-17.


Josniel Castro of Boca Raton, Fla, won a four-round unanimous decision against Anthony Everett of Lawrence, Mass. at junior middleweight. All three judges scored it 40-34. Castro dropped Everett twice, including once in the closing seconds of the fight, Everett’s corner threw in the towel, but referee Paul Casey did not see it until after the final bell. Castro improved to 4-0 (2). Everett dropped to 1-9 (1).



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