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Isaacson wins Fergus bout

Photo by Brian Hansel Wadena's Justin Isaacson, right, trades punches with Detroit Lakes' Cole LaRockue in a super heavyweight bout Saturday night at the Eagles Ship in Fergus Falls. Isaacson won the fight on a decision.1 / 2
Photo by Brian Hansel Wadena boxer Leon Ulbricht takes a punch from Fergus Falls' Brandon Wheeler during their 150-pound fight Saturday night in Fergus Falls.2 / 2

Wadena's Justin Isaacson won a three-rounder but teammate Leon Ulbricht ran into a hard punch at the Fergus Falls Boxing Club's Golden Gloves card Saturday in Fergus Falls.

Isaacson met Detroit Lakes' Cole LaRockue in a super heavyweight bout and used his size and reach to out-box LaRockue.

"It was a decent fight," said Wadena boxing coach Bob Tubandt. "I just wanted him to box."

Isaacson will be in action against larger boxers in the upcoming Region IV Tournament April 3-4 in Wadena.

"When you go up against those 230-240 pound guys you have to fight smart," Tubandt said.

Ulbricht, a German foreign exchange student and a first-year boxer, was sent to the canvas by Fergus Falls' Brandon Wheeler in the opening round of their 150-pound fight. Referee Chris Holt parted the two fighters and gave Ulbricht a count before stopping the fight.

"Ulbricht just ran into a hard punch," Tubandt said.

Eleven of the 12 fights were decisions.

80 - Haiden Rothewell (Brainerd) dec. Ryan Grunsvold Jr. (Detroit Lakes)

125 - Billy Herron (Brainerd) dec. Adam Drewelow (Fergus Falls)

132 - Jordon Luemer (St. Cloud) dec. Austin BeBuer (Golden Lakes)

170 - Dylan Christen (Golden Lakes) dec. Jared Stine (Fergus Falls)

150 - Brandon Wheeler (Fergus Falls RSC Leon Ulbricht (Wadena)

180 - Jonathan Guier (St. Cloud) dec. Ben Dols (Willmar)

125 - Ry Denzel (Fergus Falls) dec. Luke Zontelli (Golden Lakes)

155 - Tanner Hultin (Fergus Falls) dec. Tom Fanjoy (Brainerd)

SH - Justin Isaacson (Wadena) dec. Cole LaRockue (Detroit Lakes)

150 - Rondale Hubbert (Fergus Falls) dec. Dave Hammerschmidt (Willmar)

Region IV Class A Elimination Round

152 - Jesse Wannamacher (Fergus Falls) dec. Tmour Kubaibergnou (Duluth)

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