Philadelphia, PA (November 10, 2020) – This past Saturday night, boxing returned to Philadelphia after an eight-month shut down due to the Coronavirus pandemic with a four-bout card promoted by RDR Promotions. All Covid-19 protocols were followed as a limited, yet the capacity crowd was on hand to witness the first card in the city since RDR Promotions staged a sold-out full capacity show eight months to the day.
In the main event, Mark Dawson Jr. remained undefeated with a six-round unanimous decision over cross-town rival Vincent Floyd in a welterweight contest. Dawson, who was making his 1st start in 20 months, showed no signs of ring rust as he landed a solid overhand left and right hooks against the tall southpaw Floyd. Dawson is managed by Split-T Management, won by scores of 60-54 twice and 59-55, to raise his mark to 7-0-1. Floyd falls to 4-10-1.
Daiyann Butt of Philadelphia remained perfect with a four-round unanimous decision over Dieumerci Nzau. Butt, of Philadelphia, is now 6-0. Nzau of Silver Spring, MD is 11-13.
Dylan Price remained undefeated with a 3rd round stoppage over Jose Rodriguez in their scheduled four-round bantamweight bout. Price registered three knockdowns and the Sicklerville, NJ native raised his record to 11-0 with eight-knockouts. Rodriguez of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin is 4-4.
In the opening bout, Nafear Charles needed just 85 seconds to take out David Vera Pena in a junior welterweight bout. Charles of Philadelphia is 5-0 with five knockouts. Pena of Annapolis, MD is 0-3-1.
RDR Promotions will be announcing it’s next events in the coming week