Boxing at the Crowne Plaza
Scenes from a fight card at the Crowne Plaza in Albany last weekend. Posted on July 22, 2011.
Steve Tyner of Albany shadow boxes in the dressing room as his trainer, Kyle Provenzano, stands by.
Devin Cremeans, right, son of Northway Church preacher Buddy Cremeans, leads a dressing-room prayer before Javy Martinez, left, makes his pro debut. “God is in your corner,” young Cremeans said, “So let’s go kick some ass.”
Stef Scott of the Albany area lands a shot to the head of James Crosby of Brooklyn enroute to a junior middleweight victory.
Markus Williams of Schenectady tees off on Jose Medina of Boston.
Markus Williams is dejected after losing a close decision to Jose Medina. But for a point deduction for losing his mouthpiece, the decision would have been a majority draw.
Javy Martinez of Albany rejoices with his fans after winning his first professional fight.