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Hank Lundy outpoints Angelo Santana in ShoBox main event

"Hammerin" Hank Lundy dominated lightweight rival Angelo Santana to a 10-round unanimous decision, scoring a ninth-round knockdown, in a ShoBox: The New Generation main event on Friday at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

A 30-year-old natural right-hander from Philadelphia, Lundy (24-3-1, 11 knockouts) fought the first round out of an orthodox stance, and the remainder of the bout as a southpaw, winning by 98-91 on the cards of judges Mike Wick, Ben Rochester and Jaimie Garayua.

Lundy had an advantage of 189-to-142 in overall punches, and 63-15 in jabs, against Santana (14-2, 11 KOs), who had the edge in power shots, 127-to-126, and body blows, 69-52.

The win was the second straight for Lundy, who had bounced back from two consecutive losses with a unanimous decision over Olusegun Ajose in his previous fight at 140 pounds in July.

Lundy owns a split-decision win over current WBA 135-pound beltholder Richar Abril, but has lost decisions to Raymundo Beltran and unbeaten Victor Postol, and has been knocked out in the 11th round by John Molina.

A 25-year-old southpaw from Cuba, Santana's previous fight –a ninth-round stoppage loss to Bahodir Mamadjono in April — had ended his streak of seven consecutive knockout victories.

On the Lundy-Santana undercard, junior lightweight Amir Imam knocked Jared Robinson out of the ring, and, out of the fight.

The knockout was the 12th straight for the 23-year-old Iman (13-0, 12 knockouts), of Albany, N.Y., who erased the unbeaten record of his Robinson (14-1, 6 KOs), a 31-year-old from Sumter, S.C.

Imam began the fight-ending sequence with a hard right hand to the temple that jettisoned Robinson through the ropes and onto his back on the ringside floor.

Given 20 seconds to re-enter the ring, Robinson gamely crawled up the stairs on all fours, and was through the ropes at the count of 11.

But Referee Jamie Howe did not like what he saw in Robinson's eyes, and waved an end to the bout at the 1:59 mark.

For the fight, Imam out-landed Robinson, 109-to-57 in total punches, 64-to-30 in power shots, 45-to-21 in jabs, and, 28-to-6 in body blows.

Imam has gone four rounds only three times, for a unanimous decision in his professional debut. Imam has eight second round stoppage wins, with the two others being in the first round.

 
GLEN JOHNSON, TOKA KAHN-CLARY SCORE KNOCKOUTS
 
Former titleholder Glen Johnson and junior lightweight Toka Khan Clary scored technical knockouts in the fourth and second rounds of Friday's bouts at The Twin River Event Center in Lincoln, R.I.

Johnson (54-18-2, 37 knockouts) won for the third straight time, dispatching of light heavyweight rival, Jaime Velazquez (11-6-2, 6 KOs), a 41-year-old who returned to the ring for the first time since falling by sixth-round stoppage to Richard Grant in July 1999.

Johnson was coming off December's eight-round unanimous decision over Bobby Gunn, having last suffered defeat by unanimous decision to George Groves in December 2012, a setback that represented his fourth straight loss at the time.

Johnson turned 45 on Jan. 2.

A 21-year-old southpaw, Kahn Clary (10-0, 7 KOs) scored a technical knockout over Carlos Fulgencio (19-13-1, 12 KOs), whom he floored three times in the final round.

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