Boxing Results

Johnson shuts out McFarland in Oregon

By Ricardo Ibarra
Photos by Mike Blair/Boxingprospects.net

Undefeated Jr. middleweight Chris “The Truth” Johnson (7-0, 1 KO) scored a lop-sided decision win over Auburn, Washington’s Niko McFarland (4-5-2, 1 KO) on Saturday night at the Salem Armory in Salem, Oregon.
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Fighting in one of four pro boxing matchups on the mixed combat sports event staged by Pure Combat, Johnson dominated over five rounds, dropping McFarland twice on his way to securing the unanimous nod from the judges. Continue reading “Johnson shuts out McFarland in Oregon”

By Ricardo Ibarra Photos by Mike Blair/Boxingprospects.net Undefeated Jr. middleweight Chris “The Truth” Johnson (7-0, 1 KO) scored a lop-sided decision win over Auburn, Washington’s Niko McFarland (4-5-2, 1 KO)…
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Beltway Boxers Earn Victories in Glen Burnie

By Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside

A host of local prizefighters gave winning performances in front of a packed house at La Fontaine Bleue in Glen Burnie, MD on Saturday, November 16th. This card was promoted by Shabazz Brotherz.

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In the main event, highly-touted Baltimore, MD middleweight prospect Lorenzo “Truck” Simpson won a relatively-easy six-round unanimous decision over Delvecchio “Del Chapo” Savage of Tuscaloosa, AL. Continue reading “Beltway Boxers Earn Victories in Glen Burnie”

By Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside A host of local prizefighters gave winning performances in front of a packed house at La Fontaine Bleue in Glen Burnie, MD on Saturday,…
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Tereshkin stops Silvens in Jamaica

Ronson Frank’s Uprising Promotions was back in action Saturday night, with three feature bouts headlining an outdoor card at the National Arena in Kingston, Jamaica. In the main event of the evening, a battle of two undefeated heavyweights took place, as Vladimir Tereshkin (22-0-1, 12 KOs) was able to earn a six round stoppage win over the hard-hitting Francisco Silvens (23-1, 22 KOs). Continue reading “Tereshkin stops Silvens in Jamaica”

Ronson Frank’s Uprising Promotions was back in action Saturday night, with three feature bouts headlining an outdoor card at the National Arena in Kingston, Jamaica. In the main event of…
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Mercado dethrones Zarika for WBC 122lb belt

Female super bantamweight Yamileth “Yeimi” Mercado (15-2, 4 KOs) made history by dethroning WBC super bantamweight champion Fatuma Zarika (32-13-2, 17 KOs) via unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Poliforo in Ciudad Cuauhtemoc, Chihuahua, Mexico. Mercado became the first woman from the Mexican state of Chihuahua to become a world champion.
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“Yeimi” was in command all the way and won by scores of 99-91, 98-92 and 98-92 to became the thirteenth Mexican female ever to hold a world title belt. Continue reading “Mercado dethrones Zarika for WBC 122lb belt”

Female super bantamweight Yamileth “Yeimi” Mercado (15-2, 4 KOs) made history by dethroning WBC super bantamweight champion Fatuma Zarika (32-13-2, 17 KOs) via unanimous decision on Saturday night at the…
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Cano KOs Ortiz in instant classic

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In an all-out Mexican-style shootout, WBC #6 super lightweight Pablo Cesar “El Demoledor” Cano (34-7-1, 23 KOs) scored a spectacular second round KO over Roberto “Massa” Ortiz (35-5-2, 26 KOs) to successfully retain his WBC International silver super lightweight title on Saturday night at the Plaza De Toros San Miguel De Allende in Guanajuato, Mexico.
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Both fighters savagely tore into each other from the opening bell. Ortiz dropped Cano in round one and had him badly hurt, but Cano ended the fight with a brutal barrage that put Ortiz on the deck prompting a referee’s stoppage in the following stanza. Continue reading “Cano KOs Ortiz in instant classic”

Photo: Tom Hogan-Hoganphotos/Golden Boy In an all-out Mexican-style shootout, WBC #6 super lightweight Pablo Cesar “El Demoledor” Cano (34-7-1, 23 KOs) scored a spectacular second round KO over Roberto “Massa”…
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Boesel KOs Fornling in 11 for WBA interim title

By Karl Freitag
Photos: Team SES / P. Gercke

In a clash for the vacant WBA interim light heavyweight title, WBA #1 Dominic Boesel (30-1, 12 KOs) claimed the belt with an eleventh round KO over WBA #3 Sven Fornling (15-2, 7 KOs) at the Messe Arena in Halle/Saale, Germany.
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Cagey ring technician Boesel was in command early on. Fornling had better results when he starting bringing pressure in round three. Boesel adjusted to Fornling’s charges midway. Boesel put the earmuffs on in round eight while Fornling flailed away. Fornling continued to rough up Boesel in round nine.

The tide turned again in round ten. Fornling’s face was a mess after Boesel touched him up. Boesel flung a seemingly spent Fornling to the canvas in round eleven. When Fornling got up, Boesel opened up with a savage attack and blasted him to the canvas again to end it. Time was 1:12.

Boesel also picked up Fornling’s IBO title with the win. Continue reading “Boesel KOs Fornling in 11 for WBA interim title”

By Karl Freitag Photos: Team SES / P. Gercke In a clash for the vacant WBA interim light heavyweight title, WBA #1 Dominic Boesel (30-1, 12 KOs) claimed the belt…
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Dilmaghani-Fonseca clash ends in draw

Super featherweights Alex Dilmaghani (19-1-1, 8 KOs) and Francisco Fonseca (25-2-2, 19 KOs) battled to a twelve round draw in a bout for the vacant IBO title on Saturday night at the famous York Hall in London.

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Close fight through eight. Dilmaghani was cut over the left eye by an accidental headbutt in round nine and Fonseca clearly got the better down the stretch. Scores were 115-114 for Fonseca and 114-114, 114-114.

Super featherweight John Joe Nevin (14-0, 4 KOs) scored a ten round unanimous decision over Francisco’s brother Freddy Fonseca (27-5-1, 18 KOs) to claim the vacant WBA international title. Nevin dropped Fonseca in round two, then was outboxed the rest of the way. Scores were 99-90, 97-92, 97-92.

Super featherweights Alex Dilmaghani (19-1-1, 8 KOs) and Francisco Fonseca (25-2-2, 19 KOs) battled to a twelve round draw in a bout for the vacant IBO title on Saturday night…
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McGregor beats Farooq by split decision

Unbeaten bantamweights lit up the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, as Commonwealth champion Lee McGregor (8-0, 6 KOs) took the British title of hometown hero Kash Farooq (13-1, 6 KOs) on Saturday night. Scores were 114-113, 115-112 for McGregor and 114-113 for Farooq as McGregor took a split decision. McGregor was deducted a point for holding in round ten.

Unbeaten super welterweight Kieran Smith (16-0, 7 KOs) overcame two nasty cuts over his left eye to outpoint previously unbeaten Vincenzo Bevilacqua (16-1, 0 KOs) over ten in the first defense of his WBC International silver belt. Scores were 98-92, 98-92, 99-91. Continue reading “McGregor beats Farooq by split decision”

Unbeaten bantamweights lit up the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, as Commonwealth champion Lee McGregor (8-0, 6 KOs) took the British title of hometown hero Kash Farooq (13-1, 6 KOs)…
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Undercard Results from Germany

Heavyweight Erik Pfeifer (7-0, 5 KOs) recovered from a third round knockdown to win when opponent 42-year-old Adnan Redzovic (21-4, 9 KOs) quit after round five at the Messe Arena in Halle/Saale, Germany. Pfeifer claimed the vacant WBO Euro heavyweight title.

WBO #15 super middleweight Stefan Haertel (19-1, 3 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO against David Zegarra (34-4, 21 KOs) in a bout for the WBO intercontinental title. Zegarra didn’t seem the worse for wear, but his corner pulled him out after five rounds. Continue reading “Undercard Results from Germany”

Heavyweight Erik Pfeifer (7-0, 5 KOs) recovered from a third round knockdown to win when opponent 42-year-old Adnan Redzovic (21-4, 9 KOs) quit after round five at the Messe Arena…
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Opetaia stops Flanagan in eight

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing
Photos: Peter McDermott

WBA #12, IBF #12, WBO #13 cruiserweight Jai Opetaia (19-0, 15 KOs) stopped former WBA cruiserweight challenger Mark Flanagan (24-8, 17 KOs) on Saturday at the Hordern Pavilion, Sydney, Australia.
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Opetaia dropped Flanagan in round three and again in round seven and the corner of Flanagan retired their charge at the conclusion of round eight. Continue reading “Opetaia stops Flanagan in eight”

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing Photos: Peter McDermott WBA #12, IBF #12, WBO #13 cruiserweight Jai Opetaia (19-0, 15 KOs) stopped former WBA cruiserweight challenger Mark Flanagan (24-8,…
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Fa, Ahio victorious in Salt Lake City

Unbeaten WBO #7 heavyweight Junior Fa (19-0, 10 KOs) scored a ten round unanimous decision over 2004 Olympian Devin Vargas (21-6, 9 KOs) on Friday night at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Fa, who outweighed Vargas by 49 pounds, dropped the 37-year-old Vargas with a body shot in round five and again to the body in round eight. Vargas put in a good effort, but in the end Fa prevailed by scores of 100-88, 99-89, 97-91.

Unbeaten heavyweight Hemi Ahio (16-0, 11 KOs) scored a second round KO over Joshua Tufte (19-4, 9 KOs). Ahio dropped Tufte at the end of round one and two more times in round two. The carnage was halted at 1:10 of round two. Continue reading “Fa, Ahio victorious in Salt Lake City”

Unbeaten WBO #7 heavyweight Junior Fa (19-0, 10 KOs) scored a ten round unanimous decision over 2004 Olympian Devin Vargas (21-6, 9 KOs) on Friday night at the Salt Palace…
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Palmetta stops Vega in Sloan, Iowa

2016 Olympian Alberto Palmetta (13-1, 9 KOs) scored a tenth round TKO over previously undefeated welterweight prospect Erik Vega (16-1, 9 KOs) on Friday night at the WinnaVegas Casino in Sloan, Iowa.

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The bout appeared headed to a ten round decision when Palmetta suddenly launched a furious non-stop barrage that hurt Vega and prompted a referee’s stoppage. Time was 1:03. Entering the final round, Palmetta was ahead 87-84, 87-84, 86-85. Continue reading “Palmetta stops Vega in Sloan, Iowa”

2016 Olympian Alberto Palmetta (13-1, 9 KOs) scored a tenth round TKO over previously undefeated welterweight prospect Erik Vega (16-1, 9 KOs) on Friday night at the WinnaVegas Casino in…
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Fielding demolishes Paziwapazi in two

Former WBA super middleweight champion Rocky Fielding returned Friday for the first time since losing his world title to Canelo Alvarez last December. Fielding (28-2, 16 KOs) scored a second round KO over Abdallah Paziwapazi (26-7-1, 23 KOs) at the Olympia in his hometown of Liverpool, England. Fielding unleashed a devastating four punch that put the aggressive Paziwapazi flat on his back. Time was 2:58.

Former WBO lightweight champion “Turbo” Terry Flanagan (36-2, 14 KOs) outpointed Jayro Duran (14-7, 13 KOs) over eight rounds. Flanagan was credited with a knockdown in round two and went on to win 80-71.

37-year-old four-time world title challenger Martin Murray (40-5-1, 17 KOs) cruised to a one-sided eight round points win over Sladan Janjanin (27-5, 21 KOs) in a super middleweight bout. Score was 80-72.

Lightweight Jeff Ofori (10-1, 3 KOs) overpowered previously unbeaten Ged Carroll (11-1, 0 KOs) over eight rounds by a score of 79-75.

Former WBA super middleweight champion Rocky Fielding returned Friday for the first time since losing his world title to Canelo Alvarez last December. Fielding (28-2, 16 KOs) scored a second…
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WBA cruiser champ Goulamirian KOs Watts in four

Photos: Sumio Yamada

Unbeaten WBA cruiserweight super champion Arsen Goulamirian (25-0, 17 KOs) retained his world title with a fourth round knockout over WBA #11 rated Kane Watts (21-4, 13 KOs) on Friday night at the Accor Hotel Arena in Paris, France.
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Goulamirian teed off on Watts from the opening bell. After round three, trainer Abel Sanchez implored Goulamirian to “get him out of there.” Goulamirian obliged moments later by dropping Watts for the count with a left hook to the body. Time was 1:08 of round four.

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Photos: Sumio Yamada Unbeaten WBA cruiserweight super champion Arsen Goulamirian (25-0, 17 KOs) retained his world title with a fourth round knockout over WBA #11 rated Kane Watts (21-4, 13…
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WBA gold champ Soro TKOs Vitu in five

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WBA super welterweight gold champion Michel Soro (35-2-1, 24 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over WBA #15 rated Cedric Vitu (47-4, 19 KOs) on Friday night at the Accor Hotel Arena in Paris, France.
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Soro dropped Vitu in round five, then got a referee’s stoppage with his follow up barrage. No time announced.

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Photos: Sumio Yamada WBA super welterweight gold champion Michel Soro (35-2-1, 24 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over WBA #15 rated Cedric Vitu (47-4, 19 KOs) on Friday night…
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Maloney beats Dharry for WBA interim 115lb belt

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

Unbeaten WBA #1, WBC #5, IBF #6 super flyweight Andrew Moloney (21-0, 14 KOs) claimed the vacant WBA interim super flyweight world title with an exciting ninth round TKO over WBA #5 Elton Dharry (24-6-1, 14 KOs) on Friday night at Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne, Australia. Maloney had the edge in the first four rounds, but was rocked in round five and desperately holding on. Dharry’s right eye was closed by round six and the ring doctor checked the eye at the beginning of round seventh, eighth, and ninth rounds when the bout was finally halted. Time was :01.

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing Unbeaten WBA #1, WBC #5, IBF #6 super flyweight Andrew Moloney (21-0, 14 KOs) claimed the vacant WBA interim super flyweight world title…
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Gallen, Hall battle to six round draw

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

38-year-old Australian heavyweight contender Paul Gallen (9-0-1, 5 KOs) and 42-year-old pro debuting Aussie Rules Football legend Barry Hall battled to an entertaining six round draw on Friday night at Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne, Australia. Scores were 57-57, 57-57, 58-56 for Gallen.

WBA #3, WBC #4, IBF #5 bantamweight Jason Maloney (20-1, 16 KOs) crushed WBA #9 Dixon Flores (16-7-3, 5 KOs) in two rounds. Maloney dropped Flores in round one and put him down again with a body shot to end it in round two. Time was 1:26. Maloney retained the WBA Oceania bantamweight title.

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing 38-year-old Australian heavyweight contender Paul Gallen (9-0-1, 5 KOs) and 42-year-old pro debuting Aussie Rules Football legend Barry Hall battled to an entertaining…
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Morales, Gesta ends in technical draw

By Miguel Maravilla at ringside

Local lightweight Carlos “The Solution” Morales (19-4-4, 8 KOs) of Los Angeles and Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (32-3-3, 17 KOs) of San Diego fought to a sixth round technical draw in the Golden Boy DAZN Thursday Night Fights main event at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles.  It was a tactical first round as Morales and Gesta felt each other out but the action picked up at the end of the round. Morales and Gesta fought at a fast pace in round two as they both went at each other. Gesta attacked Morales to start the third as Morales kept his composure and later landed a solid right hand that stopped Gesta’s momentum. Morales suffered a cut on his left eye late in the third . The blood flowed down Morales’s eye in the fourth as it appeared to be bothering him, Gesta began to target the cut and box. It appeared that Morales did not see the punches coming in the fifth as Gesta landed the right hand numerous times but Morales kept fighting on.
The Filipino came out attacking the body in the sixth but Morales held his own firing back as the blood continued to flow from the cut. Morales went back to corner after completing round and could not continue due to the cut on his left eye as they went the scorecards.  After completing six rounds the judges scored the bout 58-56 for Morales, as the other two judges scored it even 57-57.

Continue reading “Morales, Gesta ends in technical draw”

By Miguel Maravilla at ringside Local lightweight Carlos “The Solution” Morales (19-4-4, 8 KOs) of Los Angeles and Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (32-3-3, 17 KOs) of San Diego fought to…
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Late Results from Mexico

Super bantamweight prospect Eduardo “KO-reano” Ramirez (13-1-2, 9 KOs) scored a spectacular fourth round KO over game Isaac “Indio” Buitimea (9-6, 5 KOs) last Friday night at the Gimnasio Municipal in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico.
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Ramirez laid out Buitimea for the count with a big right hand to the chin. Time was :46.

In other action, super lightweight Ronaldo “Loco” Castillo (21-5, 16 KOs) returned home and scored a fourth round TKO Daniel “Mulato” Valenzuela (36-41-2, 21 KOs) in an entertaining fight. Castillo was coming off two losses in the United States against Gary Antuanne Russell and Abraham Nova.

Super bantamweight prospect Eduardo “KO-reano” Ramirez (13-1-2, 9 KOs) scored a spectacular fourth round KO over game Isaac “Indio” Buitimea (9-6, 5 KOs) last Friday night at the Gimnasio Municipal…
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Keys defeats Monteiro at the Boat

By Ricardo Ibarra
Photos by Mike Blair/Boxingprospects.net

Claiming his eleventh consecutive victory, Tacoma’s Andre Keys (12-1, 5 KOs) scored a unanimous decision win over Manuel Monteiro (7-2, 7 KOs) on Saturday night at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington.
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Headlining the 124th edition of Brian Halquist Productions’ ‘Battle at the Boat’ series, Keys used his superior movement and more accurate punching to out-box the game Monteiro over ten rounds. Continue reading “Keys defeats Monteiro at the Boat”

By Ricardo Ibarra Photos by Mike Blair/Boxingprospects.net Claiming his eleventh consecutive victory, Tacoma’s Andre Keys (12-1, 5 KOs) scored a unanimous decision win over Manuel Monteiro (7-2, 7 KOs) on…
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Elrich beats Haley by split decision

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

In a two-man war, Sydney based super-middleweight Ali “Technician” Elrich ( 6-0-1,4KO’s) outscored New Zealander, Chase “ Hellboy” Haley (6-6-3,2KO’s) over ten action rounds to capture the WBF international title at the Whitlam Centre at Liverpool, Sydney, NSW, Australia on Saturday.

Haley was the aggressor during the contest and continually forced Elrich into the ropes where both super middleweights boxed effectively on the inside. Southpaw Elrich displayed clever footwork that got him out of trouble during the contest and connected with solid head and body shots consistently that kept his opponent off balance.

Scores at the conclusion were split with judge Justin Kennedy 95-94 (Haley) with Kevin Hogan 97-95 (Elrich) and Pat O’Connor 97-93 (Elrich). Continue reading “Elrich beats Haley by split decision”

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing In a two-man war, Sydney based super-middleweight Ali “Technician” Elrich ( 6-0-1,4KO’s) outscored New Zealander, Chase “ Hellboy” Haley (6-6-3,2KO’s) over ten action…
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Bauer, Wojcicki victorious in Hamburg

Leon Bauer (17-0-1, 9 KOs) produced a show stealing performance as he dominated domestic rival Toni Kraft (16-1-1, 4 KOs) in a hotly anticipated grudge match on the same night Patrick Wojcicki (14-0-1, 5 KOs) halted Robert Swierzbinski (21-10-2, 3 KOs) at the Kuppel in Hamburg, Germany. Continue reading “Bauer, Wojcicki victorious in Hamburg”

Leon Bauer (17-0-1, 9 KOs) produced a show stealing performance as he dominated domestic rival Toni Kraft (16-1-1, 4 KOs) in a hotly anticipated grudge match on the same night…
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Results from Portland, Maine

By Mark Vaz

Local favorite Russell Lamour, Jr, 17-3, 9 KOs, thrilled the sold out crowd at the Portland Civic Center with an exciting 3rd round stoppage over Buenos Aires’ Diego Marocchi, 18-5-1, 14 KOs in the scheduled 8 round main-event middleweight bout Saturday night at the Portland, Maine Expo Center. Continue reading “Results from Portland, Maine”

By Mark Vaz Local favorite Russell Lamour, Jr, 17-3, 9 KOs, thrilled the sold out crowd at the Portland Civic Center with an exciting 3rd round stoppage over Buenos Aires’…
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Herring beats Roach to retain WBO 130lb title

WBO junior lightweight champion Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring (21-2, 10 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision to retain his world title against previously unbeaten Lamont Roach Jr. (19-1-1, 7 KOs) on Saturday night at Chukchansi Park in Fresno, California.

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Seemingly close fight through ten rounds. Roach rocked Herring with a right hand at the end of round eleven. Roach pressed the action again in the final round, but it was too little, too late. Scores were 115-113, 117-111, 117-111 for Herring.

WBO junior lightweight champion Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring (21-2, 10 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision to retain his world title against previously unbeaten Lamont Roach Jr. (19-1-1, 7…
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Haney shuts out Santiago, retains WBC 135lb title

WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney (24-0, 15 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten WBC #17 Alfredo Santiago (12-1, 4 KOs) on Saturday night at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Haney dropped Santiago in round five and almost finished him. Santiago managed to slow the pace after that and the bout ended up going the distance with Haney winning 120-107 3x.

WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney (24-0, 15 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten WBC #17 Alfredo Santiago (12-1, 4 KOs) on Saturday night at Staples Center…
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