Boxing Results

Soler, Trader victorious

Photos: Darryl Cobb Jr.

Flyweight Jesus Soler (11-1-1, 5 K0s) spoiled the comeback of local favorite Miguel Cartagena (15-6-1, 6 K0s), taking a 79-73, 80-72, 78-74 unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Parx Casino in Bensalem, Pennsylvania (located about 20 minutes outside Philadelphia.
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In the semi-final fight, lightweight Frankie Trader (13-2-1, 5 K0s) topped Jerome Conquest (10-4, 1 K0) over eight rounds by scores of 79-73, 79-73, 78-74 to claim the vacant USBF Continental title. The bout was also a local turf war between Philly fighters.

In the upset of the night, welterweight journeyman Evincii Dixon (8-23-2, 3 K0s) surprised previously unbeaten Marcel Rivers (7-1, 4 K0s), getting a second round stoppage. Time was 2:11. Continue reading “Soler, Trader victorious”

Photos: Darryl Cobb Jr. Flyweight Jesus Soler (11-1-1, 5 K0s) spoiled the comeback of local favorite Miguel Cartagena (15-6-1, 6 K0s), taking a 79-73, 80-72, 78-74 unanimous decision on Saturday…
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Makabu stops Kudryashov in five

Cruiserweight Ilunga Makabu (25-2, 24 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over Dmitry Kudryashov (23-3, 23 KOs) to win the vacant WBC Silver title on Sunday at the Uralets Arena in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Macabu dropped Kudryashov in round two and punished him until the referee waved it off in the fifth round.

In the co-feature, cruiserweight Alexey Egorov (9-0, 7 KOs) knocked out Roman Golovashchenko (20-4, 18 KOs) in the third round to claim the vacant WBA Gold title. Egorov dropped Golovashchenko in round two before finishing him with another knockdown in the third stanza.

Also, cruiserweight Alexei Papin (11-0, 10 KOs) won the vacant IBF International title with a third round knockout of Alexander Jura (18-4, 7 KOs).

Cruiserweight Ilunga Makabu (25-2, 24 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over Dmitry Kudryashov (23-3, 23 KOs) to win the vacant WBC Silver title on Sunday at the Uralets Arena…
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Tyson Fury demolishes Tom Schwarz in two

By David Robinett at ringside
Photos: Mikey Williams/Top Rank

In the main event at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, the “Gypsy King” Tyson Fury staked his claim as “the man” in the heavyweight division, defending his lineal heavyweight championship with a prime Roy Jones-esque beatdown of undefeated contender Tom Schwarz, beating his German opponent into submission until referee Kenny Bayles jumped in at the same time Schwarz’s corner threw in the towel at 2:54 of the second round.
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Unlike his superb-but-cautious boxing effort against Deontay Wilder, Fury (28-0-1, 20 KOs) didn’t appear to have a care in the world against Schwarz (24-1, 16 KOs), starting off as usual by utilizing his length and popping his long jab to keep his opponent safely at bay. But quickly sensing Schwarz didn’t pose the same risk as the Bronze Bomber, Fury starting using both hands as leads, switching stances, and mugging to Schwarz and the crowd. Continue reading “Tyson Fury demolishes Tom Schwarz in two”

By David Robinett at ringside Photos: Mikey Williams/Top Rank In the main event at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, the “Gypsy King” Tyson Fury staked his claim…
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Undercard: Jesse Hart defeats Sullivan Barrera

By David Robinett at ringside

In the first of two walkout bouts following Tyson Fury’s victory at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, heavyweight youngster Sonny Conto (3-0, 3 KOs) blew out Daniel Infante (1-2, 0 KOs) at 2:08 of round two in a scheduled four-round contest. Conto, who in addition to being a decorated amateur boxer was also a college baseball pitcher who helped lead his Rowan College team to the 2015 NJCAA Division III World Series, was throwing fastballs in the ring, riding a powerful right hand to a pair of knockdowns in round two, the second one prompting a referee’s stoppage.

Two-time super middleweight title challenger Jesse Hart (26-2, 21 KOs) made a successful move up to light heavyweight, earning a ten-round unanimous decision over former light heavyweight title challenger Sullivan Barrera (22-3, 14 KOs) on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Scores were 96-93, 97-92, and 99-90. Continue reading “Undercard: Jesse Hart defeats Sullivan Barrera”

By David Robinett at ringside In the first of two walkout bouts following Tyson Fury’s victory at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, heavyweight youngster Sonny Conto (3-0, 3 KOs) blew…
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Warrington retains IBF featherweight title

IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington (29-0, 6 KOs) retained his title by twelve round split decision over mandatory challenger Kid Galahad (26-1, 15 KOs) on Saturday night at the FD Arena in Leeds, England. Galahad (a.k.a. Barry Awad) frustrated and neutralized Warrington in a dull tactical bout that could have gone either way. Scores were 115-113 Galahad, 116-112, 116-113 Warrington.

IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington (29-0, 6 KOs) retained his title by twelve round split decision over mandatory challenger Kid Galahad (26-1, 15 KOs) on Saturday night at the FD…
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Dalakian retains WBA flyweight title

WBA flyweight champion Artem Dalakian (19-0, 14 KOs) defended his crown against Sarawut Thawornkham (20-2, 14 KOs) with a technical knockout in the tenth round at the Parkovy Center in Kiev, Ukraine. The Thai challenger came to fight but Dalakian broke him down and the referee had to stop the contest to save Thawornkham from further punishment. For Dalakian it was the third defense of the WBA title and one of his toughest matches.

WBA flyweight champion Artem Dalakian (19-0, 14 KOs) defended his crown against Sarawut Thawornkham (20-2, 14 KOs) with a technical knockout in the tenth round at the Parkovy Center in…
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Ex-champs Brähmer, Culcay, Zeuge win

Three former German world champions are in action on Saturday night at the Sport- und Kongresshalle in Schwerin, Germany.

40-year-old two-division world champion and hometown hero Jürgen Brähmer (51-3, 36 KOs) laid out previously unbeaten late sub Erdogan Kadrija (11-2, 7 KOs) in the second round of a super middleweight bout. A brutal left hook to the liver finished Kadrija.

Former WBA super welterweight champion “Golden” Jack Culcay (26-4, 13 KOs) unanimously outpointed Stefano Castellucci (32-9, 11 KOs) over eight rounds. Culcay came out looking match his colleagues and get a KO in round one but Castellucci weathered the storm. Golden Jack nearly got a stop in the final 30 seconds. No scores were announced.

Former WBA super middleweight champion Tyron Zeuge (24-1-1, 14 KOs), the most recent German to hold a world title, scored a tenth round stoppage of Adan Silvera (11-2, 5 KOs) in a clash for the European EU title. Zeuge dropped Silvera in rounds one and two, then got the stoppage when Silvera took a knee after the body shot in round ten. He beat the count but the bout was waved off.

Three former German world champions are in action on Saturday night at the Sport- und Kongresshalle in Schwerin, Germany. 40-year-old two-division world champion and hometown hero Jürgen Brähmer (51-3, 36…
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WBSS: Briedis KOs Glowacki for WBO cruiser title

Photos: Sumio Yamada

In a World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight semi-final, Mairis Briedis (26-1, 19 KOs) dethroned WBO world champion Krzysztof “Head” Glowacki (31-2, 19 KOs) by thrilling and controversial third round KO on Saturday night at the Riga Arena in Riga, Latvia.
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Briedis put Glowacki on the deck with an intentional elbow and was deducted a point. when action resumed, Briedis knocked down the still reeling Glowacki. Referee Robert Byrd didn’t react to the bell and they kept fighting probably ten additional seconds, culminating with Briedis knocking down Glowacki again. Both came out firing in round three and Briedis floored Glowacki a third time to end it. Time was :27.

Only the WBO belt was on the line as the WBC revoked sanctioning over a dispute with the WBSS on the selection of officials.

It will be Briedis vs. Dorticos in the WBSS final.

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Photos: Sumio Yamada In a World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight semi-final, Mairis Briedis (26-1, 19 KOs) dethroned WBO world champion Krzysztof “Head” Glowacki (31-2, 19 KOs) by thrilling and controversial…
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WBSS: Dorticos KOs Tabiti for IBF interim title

Photos: Sumio Yamada

In a World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight semi-final, Yunier “The KO Doctor” Dorticos (24-1, 22 KOs) scored a crushing tenth round KO over previously unbeaten Andrew Tabiti (17-1, 13 KOs) to claim the vacant IBF interim cruiserweight title on Saturday night at the Riga Arena in Riga, Latvia.
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Dorticos pressed the action and was busier, while Tabiti tried to stay out of range. Dorticos suffered a nasty cut over his right eye after a sixth round accidental headbutt. Referee Eddie Claudio deducted a point from Tabiti for holding in round six. The bout ended in round ten when Dorticos knocked Tabiti out cold with a huge right hand. Time was 2:33.

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Photos: Sumio Yamada In a World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight semi-final, Yunier “The KO Doctor” Dorticos (24-1, 22 KOs) scored a crushing tenth round KO over previously unbeaten Andrew Tabiti…
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Ex-champ Jose Rivera ends career with a win

Three-time, two-division world champion “El Gallo” Jose Antonio Rivera concluded his 26½-year professional boxing career last night, winning a hard fought, eight-round split decision over Travis “Sweet Feet” Scott, in the “Quest For 50” main event at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts.

The 46-year-old Rivera fought professionally for the 50th and final time, at home in “Quest For 50,” presented by Shearns Boxing Promotions and Rivera Promotions Entertainment,
Rivera (43-6-1, 25 KOs) stalked his elusive opponent, cutting off the ring and firing punches to the head and body of 38-year-old Scott (19-6, 5 KOs). His aggression, guile and the same determination and displayed throughout his career. Continue reading “Ex-champ Jose Rivera ends career with a win”

Three-time, two-division world champion “El Gallo” Jose Antonio Rivera concluded his 26½-year professional boxing career last night, winning a hard fought, eight-round split decision over Travis “Sweet Feet” Scott, in…
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Maloney Bros victorious

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

WBA #3, WBC #3, IBF #6, WBO #8 bantamweight Jason Moloney (20-1, 17 KOs) scored spectacular a third round KO over Goodluck Mrema (23-5, 13 KOs) on Saturday night at Seagulls Rugby League Club in Tweed Heads, NSW, Australia. A left hook put Mrema down for the count at 2:23. Maloney retains his WBA Oceania title.

WBA #2, WBC #3, IBF #6 super flyweight Andrew Moloney (21-0, 14 KOs) halted Selemani Bangaiza (15-7, 5 KOs) in round two when Bangaiza indicated he’d had enough.

Light heavyweight Reagan Dessaix (17-2, 12 KOs) scored a seventh round KO over Mitchell Whitelaw (5-2-1, 2 KOs) to claim the vacant Australian title. The bout was halted after Dessaix dropped Mitchell Whitelaw with a big right hand. Time was 2:34.

Super middleweight Mose Auimatagi Jr (13-1-2, 8 KOs) knocked out Kerry Foley (19-4-1, 16 KOs) in round six to claim the vacant OPBF super middleweight title

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing WBA #3, WBC #3, IBF #6, WBO #8 bantamweight Jason Moloney (20-1, 17 KOs) scored spectacular a third round KO over Goodluck Mrema…
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Tanaka keeps Japanese 105lb belt

By Joe Koizumi
Photos by Naoki Fukuda

Newly crowned Japanese 105-pound champ Norihito Tanaka (19-7, 10 KOs), 105, kept his belt by winning a comfortably unanimous nod (97-92 twice, 96-93) over Naoya Haruguchi (15-11, 6 KOs), 104.5, over ten fast rounds on Thursday in Tokyo, Japan. Tanaka, who had tasted a setback to Haruguchi in 2017, avenged his previous defeat by his gutsy performance, dropping his grudge rival in round five.
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In the main event, former WBO Asia Pacific welterweight ruler Keita Obara returned to action after his bitter loss to Kudratillo Abdukahkorov in the IBF eliminator in Philadelphia last March, and halted Indonesian Yosmar Kefi at 0:58 of the fourth session in a scheduled ten.

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By Joe Koizumi Photos by Naoki Fukuda Newly crowned Japanese 105-pound champ Norihito Tanaka (19-7, 10 KOs), 105, kept his belt by winning a comfortably unanimous nod (97-92 twice, 96-93)…
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WBO #7 Dunn stops Pintos

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

WBO #7, WBA #11 super middleweight Zac Dunn (29-1, 23 KOs) stopped Rafael Sosa Pintos (58-15, 23 KOs) at the Melbourne Pavillion, Flemington, Victoria, Australia on Friday with the WBA Oceania title up for grabs. Dunn dropped Pintos of Uruguay in round one and the referee Ignatius Misailidis crowned the Australian in round eight. Pintos had previously traveled to Australia in 2008 and lost a ten round decision to Anthony Mundine.

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing WBO #7, WBA #11 super middleweight Zac Dunn (29-1, 23 KOs) stopped Rafael Sosa Pintos (58-15, 23 KOs) at the Melbourne Pavillion, Flemington,…
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Results from Hollywood, California

Unbeaten WBC female silver light flyweight beltholder “Superbad” Seniesa Estrada (17-0, 7 KOs) won by fourth round TKO over Gretchen “Chen Chen” Abaniel (18-11, 6 KOs) on Thursday night at the Avalon in Hollywood, California. Abaniel quit on her stool after the end of round four.

Super bantamweight Azat “Crazy A” Hovhannisyan (17-3, 14 KOs) punished Glen Porras (32-9, 20 KOs) until their bout was stopped in round four. Time was 2:08. No knockdowns.

Unbeaten bantamweight southpaw Carlos “Purin” Caraballo moved to 12-0 with 12 KOs after a second round annihilation of Esteban Aquino (12-7, 7 KOs). A straight left to the jaw put Aquino down for the count. Time was 1:52.

Lightweight Cesar Valenzuela (15-6-1, 5 KOs) won an eight round unanimous decision over the once-promising Christian “Chimpa” Gonzalez (19-4, 15 KOs). Scores were 79-73 across the board.

Pro-debuting 2016 Olympic silver medalist Bektimir Melikuziev (1-0, 1 KO) scored a first round KO over journeyman Martin Rios (23-20-4, 13 KOs).

Unbeaten WBC female silver light flyweight beltholder “Superbad” Seniesa Estrada (17-0, 7 KOs) won by fourth round TKO over Gretchen “Chen Chen” Abaniel (18-11, 6 KOs) on Thursday night at…
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Ex-IBF challenger Takahashi halts Korean Lim

By Joe Koizumi
Photos by Naoki Fukuda

Former IBF 122-pound challenger Ryohei Takahashi (17-4-1, 6 KOs), 122, halted Korean Jin-Wook Lim (10-7-5, 3 KOs), 122, due to the loser’s eardrum ruptured after the fifth round in a scheduled eight on Tuesday in Tokyo, Japan.
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Takahashi had tasted a bitter setback by an eleventh round stoppage at the hand of TJ Doheny in quest of the IBF junior feather belt in New York this January, he appeared after a five-month hiatus and displayed his new style of hit-and-run tactics although he used to be a busy-punching pugnacious banger. Having piled up points steadily, he found Lim retire on the stool after the fifth to celebrate his comebacking victory.

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By Joe Koizumi Photos by Naoki Fukuda Former IBF 122-pound challenger Ryohei Takahashi (17-4-1, 6 KOs), 122, halted Korean Jin-Wook Lim (10-7-5, 3 KOs), 122, due to the loser’s eardrum…
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Rodriguez returns with a win

By Héctor Villarreal

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After eight months of inactivity, Cuban welterweight Damian Rodriguez (12-1, 6 KOs) scored a unanimous decision over a very competitive local opponent, Addir “Viper” Sanchez (12-20,3, 6 KOs) on the main event of the boxing card presented by Sergio Gonzalez Master Promotions at Los Bohios Alegres in Trnasistmica, Panama. Two judges scored the fight 77-74 and the other one 80-72. Continue reading “Rodriguez returns with a win”

By Héctor Villarreal After eight months of inactivity, Cuban welterweight Damian Rodriguez (12-1, 6 KOs) scored a unanimous decision over a very competitive local opponent, Addir “Viper” Sanchez (12-20,3, 6…
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Martin, Mama, Petalcorin victorious

It was a day of stoppages for the main event matches on Sunday in the Sanman-ESPN5 event held at the TV5 Studio in Novaliches, Quezon City.

In the main event, bantamweight Carl Jammes Martin (13-0, 12 KOs) disposed of Thai opponent Yutthichai Wannawong in the opening round. The taller Thai tried to keep the distance by using his longer reach but Martin’s speed and brutal combinations was just too much for him. A barrage of punches caught him with a powerful right straight to the head ending the night for the visiting Thai. Continue reading “Martin, Mama, Petalcorin victorious”

It was a day of stoppages for the main event matches on Sunday in the Sanman-ESPN5 event held at the TV5 Studio in Novaliches, Quezon City. In the main event,…
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WBO #3 Paro defeats Keles

By Ray Wheatley – World of Boxing

WBO #3 light welterweight Liam Paro (17-0, 11 KOs) clearly outpointed former Olympian and WBO#12 Fatih Keles (11-1-1, 6 KOs) at the Star Casino on the Gold Coast Of Queensland, Australia on Saturday. Paro controlled the contest as he outworked his Turkish-born, Germany-based opponent to win by scores of Derek Milham 97-93, Adam Height 100-90 and Philip Holiday 99 -91.

Paro captured the vacant IBF International title and has targeted the winner of the WBO and WBC unification bout between Maurice Hooker and Jose Ramirez on July 27. Promoter Angelo DiCarlo, IBF Supervisor Anibal Miramontes, Inspector John Hogg.

By Ray Wheatley – World of Boxing WBO #3 light welterweight Liam Paro (17-0, 11 KOs) clearly outpointed former Olympian and WBO#12 Fatih Keles (11-1-1, 6 KOs) at the Star…
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Oscar Valdez retains WBO featherweight title

Photos: Sumio Yamada

WBO featherweight champion Oscar Valdez (26-0, 20 KOs) retained his title with a twelve round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten Jason “El Alacrancito” Sanchez (14-1, 7 KOs) on Saturday night in front of 2,412 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada. Making the sixth defense of his belt, Valdez dropped the very tough Sanchez in round five with a left hook and busted up Sanchez as the bout progressed. In the end, scores were 117-110, 118-109, 118-109.
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“I hope (to fight at featherweight again)” said Valdez afterward. “I also have to listen to my body. We’re going to see what’s best. Sometimes I get tired in there, and I’m not sure if it’s because of the weight loss. We’ll talk about (my next move) as a team and we will do what is best. I want to fight everybody at 126, 130. Let’s do it.” Continue reading “Oscar Valdez retains WBO featherweight title”

Photos: Sumio Yamada WBO featherweight champion Oscar Valdez (26-0, 20 KOs) retained his title with a twelve round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten Jason “El Alacrancito” Sanchez (14-1, 7 KOs)…
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Golovkin rocks Rolls in four

Photos: Darryl Cobb Jr.

The Big Drama Show is back. Former middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (39-1-1, 34 KOs) knocked out previously unbeaten Steve Rolls (19-1, 10 KOs) in round four on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
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Coming off his first loss to Canelo Alvarez last September, 37-year-old GGG ended the fight spectacularly with a left hook that put Rolls down face first for the count. Time was 2:09. To his credit, Rolls came to fight and landed some clean shots before being overwhelmed by Golovkin’s firepower.

After the fight, Golovkin said he feels like the people’s champion and called out Alvarez to fight him in September.

Canelo’s promoter Oscar De La Hoya immediately threw water on that notion by tweeting, “Nice comeback win. Now fight a real fighter, win a belt, and I’ll consider doing the 3rd fight. #Caneloisyourboss.”

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Photos: Darryl Cobb Jr. The Big Drama Show is back. Former middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (39-1-1, 34 KOs) knocked out previously unbeaten Steve Rolls (19-1, 10 KOs) in round…
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Undercard Results from Reno, Nevada

Unbeaten 19-year-old lightweight Gabriel Flores Jr. (14-0, 6 KOs) scored an eight round unanimous decision over Salvador Briceno (15-4, 9 KOs) on Saturday night at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada. Flores, just 35 days removed from his last bout, won by scores of 79-73, 78-74, 78-74.

Unbeaten super featherweight and 2016 Rio Olympics gold medalist Robson Conceicao (13-0, 6 KOs) outpointed Carlos Ruiz (16-7-2, 6 KOs) in an eight-round bout. Scores were 80-72, 80-72, 79-73. Continue reading “Undercard Results from Reno, Nevada”

Unbeaten 19-year-old lightweight Gabriel Flores Jr. (14-0, 6 KOs) scored an eight round unanimous decision over Salvador Briceno (15-4, 9 KOs) on Saturday night at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in…
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Undercard Results from MSG

Undefeated super middleweight Ali Akhmedov (15-0, 11 KOs) scored a third round TKO over Marcus McDaniel (15-1, 2 KOs) to claim the vacant WBC International title on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Akhmedov battered McDaniel to the deck in round three with a barrage of punches. McDaniel beat the count, but referee Benjy Estevez deemed McDaniel unable to continue. Time was 1:41.

In a clash between unbeaten welterweights, Brian Ceballo (9-0, 4 KOs) scored an eight round unanimous decision over Bakhtiyar Eyubov (14-1-1, 12 KOs). Boxer Ceballo picked apart slugger Eyubov over eight rounds to win 80-72, 79-73, 78-74. Good step-up fight for Ceballo. Continue reading “Undercard Results from MSG”

Undefeated super middleweight Ali Akhmedov (15-0, 11 KOs) scored a third round TKO over Marcus McDaniel (15-1, 2 KOs) to claim the vacant WBC International title on Saturday night at…
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Cletus Seldin stops Zab Judah in 11th round

By Bob Caico and Tracy Morin at ringside
Photos: Boxing Bob Newman

Super lightweight knockout artist Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin (24-1, 20 KOs) stopped six-time world champion Zab “Super” Judah (44-10, 33 KOs) in the eleventh round on Friday night to claim the vacant NABA title in the Event Center at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York.
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From the opening bell, Seldin concentrated on the body and was doing so effectively. In the third round at the 10-second clap Seldin landed an overhand right that had Judah wobbled but the bell negated any follow-up. The next round Seldin again went to the body and spent the majority of the round in close. The fifth round was all Seldin as he put his head into Judah’s chest and ripped at the body. Continue reading “Cletus Seldin stops Zab Judah in 11th round”

By Bob Caico and Tracy Morin at ringside Photos: Boxing Bob Newman Super lightweight knockout artist Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin (24-1, 20 KOs) stopped six-time world champion Zab “Super”…
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Duerr-Pinchuk clash ends in draw

By Brad Snyder/The Undercard

Cruiserweights Taylor Duerr (9-0-2, 7 KOs) and Lyubomyr Pinchuk (10-1-1, 7 KOs) fought to a split draw (98-92 Pinchuk, 96-94 Duerr, 95-95) on Friday night at the Sound Board at Motor City Casino in Detroit, Michigan. With the USNBC title on the line along with a top 15 ranking with the WBC, both fighters slugged their way through all ten rounds. Pinchuk often fired his shots first as Duerr laid back and looked for counters. Full report coming tomorrow.

By Brad Snyder/The Undercard Cruiserweights Taylor Duerr (9-0-2, 7 KOs) and Lyubomyr Pinchuk (10-1-1, 7 KOs) fought to a split draw (98-92 Pinchuk, 96-94 Duerr, 95-95) on Friday night at…
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Kambosos stops Pena, targets Pedraza

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing

IBF #5, WBO #9 lightweight George “Ferocious” Kambosos Jr (17-0, 10 KOs) stopped Richard Pena (11-3-1, 9 KOs) in round six of a scheduled ten round contest at the Galatsi Olympic Arena in Athens, Greece on Friday. Kambosos controlled the action and dropped Pena in round four and five with left hooks and in round six the referee crowned Kambosos when his opponent was out on his feet and could not defend himself.

“I am a proud Greek and a proud Australian,” aid Kambosos. “This is another step towards a world title. My next fight will be in America. Jose Pedraza, I’m coming for you!!!”

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing IBF #5, WBO #9 lightweight George “Ferocious” Kambosos Jr (17-0, 10 KOs) stopped Richard Pena (11-3-1, 9 KOs) in round six of a…
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