The Main Event of the evening was full of surprises and excitement, and it was ultimately the bloodiest bout of the night. The Cassoma and Leone introduction had the crowd screaming and on their feet. Both fighters extremely hungry for the win and relentless.
Florida Fighters Win Big at Muay Thai Card in Palmetto Article By Bradenton Herald
Palmetto – With a unanimous decision, Pedro Cassoma became the first fighter to win a professional Muay Thai bout in Manatee County. The 25-year-old from Daytona Beach handed Tony Leone his first professional loss at the Bradenton Area Convention Center to win one of the co-headlining events at Strykerz Shin Do Kumate XVII in Palmetto.
Alex Berrios claimed another unanimous decision in the other co-headliner, edging Cyrus Washington on all three judges’ scorecards. The 27-year-old from Tampa was competing in only his 26th professional fight and upended a 34-year-old with more than 70 wins and 50 knockouts to his credit.
Winners on the undercard included Maros Pacan by split decision and Johncy Lindor by knockout in his pro debut.
The inaugural card at the Bradenton Convention Center can be streamed online at Fite.tv.