Hulu Theatre, Madison Square Garden, New York City – Undefeated and teammate Raymond Ford took on Felix Caraballo, but the New Jersey production ultimately failed and stopped the brave Puerto Rican tennis player in round 1/ 8 to retain the WBA Continental Americas featherweight title. .
Ford attacked early, unleashing lightning strikes that Caraballo largely blocked, and towards the end of the round, the Puerto Rican began counter-attacking his foes, sending roars from the crowd as a fight broke out. war broke out. In the second installment, Carabello did a good job inside, but at long-range, Ford’s jabs and combos started to find their mark more often, leaving Caraballo, who hurled insults at the Camden product , more contemptuous.
Caraballo jarred Ford with his right-handed hit towards the end of the third frame, but Ford scrapped it and the pair kept the pace high in the fourth, engaging in lengthy trading sequences of body punches into the center of the ring. By the fifth inning, Caraballo’s march forward was not slowing down, but Ford seemed to have read better of it, as he scored from the outside and also traded on the inside when the mood struck.
As the rivalry dragged on, Ford’s lead grew, with Caraballo even getting attention from the ring doctor. The Puerto Rican tennis player’s reaction was to stun his opponent, but Ford greeted the battle as he did, and finally, in the eighth round, his body attack caused results in the end, with Caraballo’s corner letting referee Ricky Gonzalez know their man had had enough. The official stoppage time is 2:10 of the 8th half.
Ford moves to 10-01.5 KO with the win. Caraballo falls to 13-4-2, 9 KOs.
https://www.boxingscene.com/raymond-ford-breaks-down-stops-felix-caraballo-eight–162339 Raymond Ford breaks in, intercepts Felix Caraballo at eight