Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Penn State graduate and New York heavyweight prospect, Tor Hamer, traveled to England to compete in the Prizefighter international heavyweight tournament, held today at York Hall, in Bethel Green, London. In addition to Hamer, the eight-fighter single-elimination competition consisted of Maurice Harris, Kevin Johnson, Albert Sosnowski, Tom Little, Tom Dallas, Noureddine Meddoune, and Marcelo Luiz Nascimento. In his quarter-final match against the Brazilian Nascimento, Hamer's superior speed and boxing skills were evident, as he maintained a proper distance finding moments to strike with his power shots, keeping his foe off guard. A knockdown in round three sealed the victory for Tor, as scorecards read 30-27, 30-26, and 29-28, all for the American. Against England's Dallas, Hamer immediately bull-rushed his adversary with a flurry and trapped him against the ropes. Throwing in combination, Hamer landed a devastating right hook that knocked Dallas out cold, forcing the...

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