By David Robinett at ringside
Photos: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME
In a rematch nearly seven years in the making, undefeated Frenchman Nordine Oubaali (15-0, 11 KOs) captured the vacant WBC bantamweight title with a well-fought twelve-round unanimous decision over Rau’shee Warren (16-3, 4 KOs) on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Scores were 115-113, 116-112, 117-111.
These two fighters met as amateurs at the 2012 London Olympics, with two-time Olympian Oubaali edging three-time Olympian Warren 19-18 in the flyweight division. Continue reading “Oubaali beats Warren (again) for WBC bantam title”