Eastman batters Jamaican…into semifinals

Guyana’s Howard ‘Battersea Bomber’ Eastman 49(38)-12(2)-0 unanimously defeated Jamaican, Kevin ‘Bus Boy’Hylton 5(3)-4(1)-0 when this season’s Wray and Nephew Caribbean Contender Series continued on Wednesday night.

In front of the pro Jamaican crowd at the Chinese Benevolent Centre on Hope Road in Kingston, the New Amsterdam resident got the judges’ nod in the six-round contest and moved on to the semi finals and one step closer to pocketing the $J2M purse that is up for grabs in the welterweight tournament.

According to reports out of Jamaica, it was not a one-sided affair, as the busier Hylton frustrated Eastman, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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