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Jack McCaffery is the lead sports columnist for the Daily Times and He has spent several decades covering everything from the Phillies, Eagles, Flyers and Sixers, to college hoops, to high school sports in Delco.

Saturday, December 6, 2014


CHESTER >> Jarret Hurd won a six-round majority decision over middleweight Emmanuel Sanchez Friday in the main boxing event at Harrah's in Chester.

Hurd, of Accokeek, Md., improved to 14-0. Sanchez is 5-2.

Heralded Milton Santiago, 18, of Philadelphia needed all four rounds to win unanimously over tough Pottstown lightweight Travis Thompson. Santiago is 8-0, Thompson 7-12-3.

Also, junior lightweight Omar Douglass of Wilmington improved to 13-0 with a first-round knockout of Osnel Charles (10-12-1) of Atlantic City. Earl Newman of Brooklyn scored a first-round TKO over Jade Ealy (1-2) of Georgia to go to 3-1.

Stephen Fulton of Philly improved to 3-0 with a unanimous featherweight decision over game 2-10-1 Benjamin Burgos of Mt. Pocono. And Caleb Plant of Ashland City, Tenn., knocked out Daryl Gardner (2-5) of Spokane, Wash., to improve to 5-0.


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