In a junior welterweight grudge match, the crowd saw plenty of fireworks with Lewis Ritson (20-1, 12 KOs) winning a twelve round unanimous decision over Robbie Davies (19-2, 13 KOs). The scores were 117-112, 116-112 and 116-112.
The second time around wasn’t nearly as entertaining, but it was barely enough for Jessica McCaskill to score a repeat win over Erica Farias.
Batyr Akhmedov didn’t get the win he felt he deserved in his title fight with Mario Barrios, but ultimately landed one major victory from the ordeal.
WBC/WBO super lightweight world champion Jose Ramirez wanted to do something to benefit the family of Maxim “Mad Max” Dadashev, who passed away July 23 due to injuries sustained in the ring.
For the vacant World Boxing Association Inter-Continental super lightweight title, Ivan Baranchyk (20-1, 13 KOs) stopped Gabriel Bracero (25-4-1, 6 KOs) in the fourth round.
In a battle of undefeated boxers for the vacant WBA “regular” junior welterweight title, Mario Barrios (25-0, 16 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Batyr Akhmedov (7-1, 6 KOs). The scores were 114-112, 115-111 and 116-111.
With all of the turmoil and controversy finally in the past, the World Boxing Super Series super lightweight finals is now set.
Josh Taylor has dismissed claims that Freddie Roach will give Ivan Baranchyk an advantage in this Saturday’s IBF world lightweight title fight.
Regis Prograis’ main motivation behind entering the World Boxing Super Series was to collect the two 140-pound titles available in the tournament.
Regis Prograis isn’t as concerned about getting paid for his appearance in the World Boxing Super Series’ 140-pound semifinals as at least one other participant.