Smithfield’s Marsella wins again, improves boxing record to 5-0

Smithfield’s Marsella wins again, improves boxing record to 5-0

LINCOLN – Smithfield lightweight boxer Anthony Marsella Jr. faced a tough opponent in last Friday night’s Classic Entertainment & Sports’ event at the Twin River Event Center, but was still able to earn a six-round unanimous-decision victory over Texas native Abraham Torres that kept him undefeated at 5-0.

Fighting in the first six-round bout of his pro career, the 2013 Smithfield High graduate bounced back from a flash knockdown in the fourth round by dominating the final two rounds and coming away with a 58-55, 58-55, 57-56 triumph. Torres fell to 3-2 with the loss.