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Boxing Results – Saturday 24th March – From: Argentina, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Philippines, Poland, Slovenia, South Africa, United Kingdom and United States
· Saturday 24 March 2012 – Salón de los Bomberos Voluntarios, General Villegas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Light welterweight – David Emanuel Peralta beat Jose Luis Rodriguez by TKO 3 / 10 – Time: 2:34
Light welterweight – Claudio Alfredo Olmedo beat Rosbel Montoya by KO 6 / 10 – Time: 2:06 – Vacant WBO Latino light welterweight title (supervisor: Luis Arturo Doffi) – Interim WBC Latino light welterweight title (supervisor: Luis Arturo Doffi)
· Saturday 24 March 2012 – Palacio de Deportes, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Super bantamweight – Ada Velez lost Katy Wilson Castillo on SD 10 / 10 – IBF female super bantamweight title
· Saturday 24 March 2012 – Gimnasio Municipal, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
Welterweight – Alvaro Robles lost Antonio Pitalua by TKO 8 / 12 – Time: 2:10 – Vacant WBC FECARBOX welterweight title
· Saturday 24 March 2012 – Cebu City Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
Bantamweight – AJ Banal beat Raul Hidalgo by TKO 1 / 12 – Time: 2:29 – WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight title (supervisor: Leon Panoncillo)
· Saturday 24 March 2012 – Oswiecim, Poland
Lightweight – Krzysztof Cieslak lost Felix Lora on UD 10 / 10 – Vacant WBC Baltic lightweight title
Super middleweight – Lukasz Wawrzyczek drew with Christian Pawlak on MD 10 / 10 – Vacant Polish International super middleweight title (supervisor: Krzysztof Krasnicki)
· Saturday 24 March 2012 – Tabor Arena, Maribor, Slovenia
Welterweight – Jan Zaveck beat Bethel Ushona by UD 12 / 12 – Vacant WBO Inter-Continental welterweight title (supervisor: Istvan Kovacs)
Light heavyweight – Denis Simcic beat Fatjon Murati on UD 12 / 12 – Vacant WBO European light heavyweight title (supervisor: Istvan Kovacs)
Former IBF welterweight champion Jan Zaveck (32-2, 18 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Bethuel Tyson Ushona (25-2-1, 8 KOs). Scores were 117-109, 117-109, 119-110. Zaveck said afterward that the victory is the first step towards re-capturing the world championship he lost to Andre Berto last September.
Light Heavyweight Denis Simcic (28-1, 14 KOs) outpointed Fatjon Murati (13-2-2, 3 KOs) over twelve rounds to claim the WBO European championship. Scores were 117-110, 117-111, 116-111. Murati deducted a point in round eleven.
· Saturday 24 March 2012 – Carnival City Casino, Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa
Super bantamweight – Takalani Ndlovu lost to Jeffrey Mathebula on SD 12 / 12 – IBF super bantamweight title
Lightweight – Thompson Mokwana beat Patrick Malinga on SD 12 / 12 – South African lightweight title
· Saturday 24 March 2012 – Ponds Forge Arena, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Super featherweight – Gary Buckland beat Paul Truscott on UD 12 / 12 – BBBofC British super featherweight title
super middleweight – Patrick Mendy lost to Bradley Pryce on PTS 10 / 10
Heavyweight – Richard Towers beat Harold Sconiers by TKO 5 / 8 – Time: 0:27
Light middleweight – Sergey Rabchenko beat Ronny Gabel by KO 1 / 8 – Time: 0:21
Middleweight – Adam Etches beat Stilian Kostov by TKO 3 / 6
Super featherweight Gary Buckland sent a warning to Europe’s top 130-pounders in Sheffield, England Saturday night. The Newport traveller made a successful first British title defense with a unanimous points win against brave Paul Truscott at sold-out Ponds Forge Arena. Buckland dropped his Middlesbrough challenger with a body shot in round ten and took his record to 25-2 with the judges’ scoring 120-108, 119-109 and 118-110.
· Saturday 24 March 2012 – Resorts Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Heavyweight – Mariusz Wach beat Tye Fields by TKO 6 / 12 – WBC International heavyweight title
Super featherweight – Kamil Laszczyk beat Tevin Farmer on UD 8 / 8 – Vacant WBO Youth super featherweight title
· Saturday 24 March 2012 n- Aviator Sports Complex, Brooklyn, New York, United States
Light welterweight – Zab Judah beat Vernon Paris by TKO 9 / 12 – Time: 2:27
Heavyweight – Siarhei Liakhovich lost to Bryant Jennings by RTD 9 / 10 – Time: 3:00
Heavyweight – Tomasz Adamek beat Nagy Aguilera on UD 10 / 10
Former two-division world champion Zab Judah (42-7, 29 KOs) scored a ninth round TKO over previously unbeaten Vernon Paris (26-1, 15 KOs). Time was 2:27. Judah was fast and powerful as he dominated the fight, which was an IBF jr welterweight eliminator.
Former WBC light heavyweight and IBF cruiserweight champion Tomasz “Goral” Adamek (45-2, 28 KOs) made successful return to the ring in his first bout since challenging Vitali Klitschko for the WBC heavyweight title, winning a ten round unanimous decision over Nagy Aguilera (17-7, 12 KOs). Scores were 100-90 (2x) and 99
· Saturday 24 March 2012 – Reliant Arena, Houston, Texas, United States
Light welterweight – Danny Garcia beat Erik Morales on UD 12 / 12 – Vacant WBC light welterweight title (supervisor: Alberto Guerra)
Light middleweight – Carlos Molina lost to James Kirkland by DQ 10 / 12 – Time: 3:00 – WBC Continental Americas light middleweight title (supervisor: Gary Hubble)
Unbeaten Danny Garcia (23-0, 14 KOs) claimed the vacant WBC super lightweight world title with a twelve round unanimous decision over four-division world champion Erik Morales (52-8, 36 Kos). Garcia outworked Morales over the second half of the fight knocking down him down with a left hook in the eleventh to win by scores of 117-110, 116-112, 118-109. Morales lost the WBC super lightweight world title on the scale Friday.
Saturday Night Boxing Results From: Germany, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, United States & United Kingdom
- Saturday 3 March 2012 – ESPRIT arena, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Heavyweight Wladimir Klitschko beat Jean-Marc Mormeck by TKO 4 / 12 – WBA Super World heavyweight title – IBF heavyweight title (supervisor: Lindsey Tucker) – WBO heavyweight title (supervisor: Francisco Valcarcel) – International Boxing Organization heavyweight title (supervisor: Edward S. Levine)
Cruiserweight Ola Afolabi beat Valery Brudov by TKO 5 / 12 – Time: 3:00 – Interim WBO cruiserweight title (supervisor: Andrew Smale)
Heavyweight Alexander Ustinov beat Kertson Manswell by TKO 3 / 8 – Time: 1:18
35-year old lineal World Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko (57-3, 50 KO) of Kiev, Ukraine, made easy work of 39-year old former World Cruiserweight Champion (36-5, 22 KO) of Pantin, Seine-Saint-Denis, France , on route to an easy fourth round knockout. Klitschko retained his Ring Magazine, IBF, WBO, and WBA Super belts.
- Saturday 3 March 2012 – Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Bantamweight – Ryosuke Iwasa beat Yuki Murai by KO 1 / 10 – Time: 3:00 – Japanese bantamweight title
- Saturday 3 March 2012 – Central Gym, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Super flyweight Ryo Akaho beat Yoshihito Ishizaki on MD 12 / 12 – OPBF super flyweight title
- Saturday 3 March 2012 – Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Super bantamweight Tomas Rojas beat Julio Zarate on UD 10 / 10
Light flyweight Raul Garcia beat Michael Landero by TKO 3 / 10 – Time: 1:49
In the main event Rojas (38-13-1, 25 KOs) won a ten round unanimous decision over Julio “Sombra” Zarate (28-6-2, 17 KOs). Scores were 97-93, 97-93, 99-92. Twice former champion García (32-2-1, 20 KOs) did not let up on Michael Landero battering away (15-6-4, 5 KOs) until the fight was stopped at 1:49 of round three.
- Saturday 3 March 2012 – Gimnasio German Evers, Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
Super bantamweight Fernando Montiel beat Angky Angkota by KO 9 / 10 – Time: 2:32
Light flyweight Sammy Gutierrez beat Carlos Ruben Dario Ruiz on UD 10 / 10
Three-division world champion Fernando “Kochulito” Montiel (47-4-2, 37 KOs) scored a ninth round KO over Indonesian Angky Angkota (25-7, 14 KOs) in a jr. featherweight clash. Montiel dropped Angkota for the count with a body shot in the ninth to get the win at 2:32. “Tonight I showed that I am back. And to all of the people who believed in me, I want to tell you that we’re once again going after the big fights. I hope that later this year I will get a world title opportunity and capture the fourth title that we both desire,” Montiel said.
- Saturday 3 March 2012 – Carlos P. Garcia Sports Complex, Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines
Featherweight Rey Bautista beat Genaro Garcia by KO 2 / 10 – Time: 1:24
Jeremy Lantz : In a mixup of sorts, respected philippine promoter Michael Aldeguer expected Genaro ‘Poblanito’ Garcia, not Genaro ‘El Panteriya’ Garcia, a lightweight with a 10W-11L record to be the opponent of Rey Bautista to arrive into the philippines. Due to the setback the promoter refunded all of those in attendance what they had paid; making this a free event. (Boxrec) - ALA Promotions has announced it is “taking legal action against the person behind this act of deceit” in reference to a Mexican agent identified as Victor Hugo Correa who was contracted to send Genaro “Poblanito” Garcia who had a record of 38-8 with 22 knockouts and had fought eight world champions but instead switched fighters and sent an incompetent fighter known as Genaro “Panterita” Garcia.
- Saturday 3 March 2012 – Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk, Russia
Welterweight Anton Novikov beat Bogdan Mitic by RTD 8 / 12 – Time: 3:00 – Vacant WBC CIS and Slovenian Boxing Bureau (CISBB) welterweight title (supervisor: Miroslav Popovic)
Welterweight Konstantin Ponomarev beat Luis Alejandro Moreno by RTD 5 / 10 – Time: 3:00 – WBC Youth Intercontinental welterweight title (supervisor: Marina Milovanova)
- Saturday 3 March 2012 – Emperor’s Palace, Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
Super middleweight Thomas Oosthuizen beat Serge Yannick by TKO 6 / 12 – Time: 0:47 – International Boxing Organization super middleweight title
Light welterweight Kaizer Mabuza beat Steven Wills by TKO 6 / 12 – Time: 0:40 – Vacant International Boxing Organization light welterweight title
Super featherweight – Sipho Taliwe beat Joey Stiglingh by UD 12 / 12 – WBC International super featherweight title
Tommy Oosthuizen battered Serge Yannick to defeat in the sixth round to retain his IBO super middleweight belt. This was his fourth successful defence. Southpaw Oosthuizen (18-0-1, 13 KOs) gave a great performance as he dominated from the first round against Yannick (14-2, 7 KOs) who was born in Cameroon but fights out of Australia.
- Saturday 3 March 2012 – Hillsborough Leisure Centre, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Bantamweight Jamie McDonnell beat Ivan Pozo by KO 2 / 12 – Time: 2:11 – EBU (European) bantamweight title (supervisor: Pertti Augustin)
Heavyweight Matt Skelton beat Tom Dallas by TKO– Round 5.
In the main event, European bantamweight belt holder Jamie McDonnell (19-2-1, 8 KOs) scored a second round knockout over former flyweight world title challenger Ivan Pozo (32-7-1, 20 KOs). After McDonnell connected with a body shot, Pozo went to a knee for the count. Time was 2:11. 45-year-old former world heavyweight title challenger Matt Skelton (26-6, 21 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over 6’6 British prospect Tom Dallas (15-2, 11 KOs). Skelton, a former British, Commonwealth and European titleholder, beat Dallas in a one sidedshow. The fight was waved off at 1:00 of the fifth round as Skelton had Dallas on the ropes. Dallas has now registered two straight losses.
- Saturday 3 March 2012 – Woodland Community Senior Center, Woodland, California, United States
Super featherweight Vicente Escobedo beat Lonnie Smith by KO 1 / 10 – Time: 2:20 – Vacant WBO NABO super featherweight title (supervisor: Richard De Cuir)
Vicente Escobedo (25-5) won very convincingly against Lonnie Smith (14-3-2) of Las Vegas with three quick-succession knockdowns en route to a first-round TKO in their junior-lightweight main event. It was the 15th KO victory for the 2004 Olympian, who responded to Smith’s initial attack by unleashing a series of precise punches which had Smith down twice he then became defenceless sagging under a volley of blows in Escobedo’s corner when the referee mercifully ended it.
Latest Boxing News in Brief – Monday, March 21 for: Lara vs. Molina, Afolabi stops Suda in 5, Crolla on Khan Card, Gamboa vs Solis, Jorge “King” Diaz, Solis injury update, Vassell vs. Ushona
- Crolla on Khan Card – British lightweight champion Anthony Crolla is now lined up to face former WBA Super Lightweight Champion Gavin Rees on the April 16 ‘King Khan Returns’ card taking place at the M.E.N Arena in Manchester. Amir “King” Khan will lead the bill as he returns home to defend his WBA Super Lightweight World Title against undefeated European Champion Paul McCloskey.
- Solis injury update – On Saturday night in Cologne (Germany) Heavyweight Odlanier Solis was stopped in his attempt to dethrone champion Vitali Klitschko by a serious knee injury. “La Sombra” was brought to the hospital directly after the fight where an anterior cruciate ligament rupture, articular cartilage damage and meniscal tear in the right knee were diagnosed. Senior physician Dr. Joern Michael said; “I haven’t seen a knee torn apart like this in a long time.” – Solis will most probably undergo surgery on Thursday at the clinic of knee specialist Dr. Jürgen Eichhorn who was recommended to Solis and promoter Ahmet Oner by Prof. Walter Wagner, head of the German boxing commission’s medical department.
- Vassell vs. Ushona – DENTON VASSELL will make the first defence of his Commonwealth welterweight title this week vowing to become the first world champion produced by Hatton Promotions. Vassell, who works for a high street bank by day risks his title against tough Namibian Bethuel ‘Tyson’ Ushona at Robin Park Sports Centre, Wigan on Saturday 26th March.
- Undefeated super bantamweight contender Jorge “King” Diaz of New Brunswick, NJ says he has had no problems adjusting to new trainer Joe Grier ahead of his March 26 showdown with unbeaten USBA 122 pound champion Teon “The Technician” Kennedy of Philadelphia, PA at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ.
- Gamboa vs Solis – WBA Super World featherweight / IBF featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (19-0, 15 KO’s) will be taking on super featherweight Jorge Solis (40-2-2, 29 KO’s) this Saturday night, 26th March, on HBO at the Boardwalk Hall, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Gamboa-Solis promises to be a decent fight but the one boxing fans really want to see is Gamboa against fellow Top Rank fighter Juan Manuel Lopez.
- Lara vs. Molina - This Friday night on March 25th, unbeaten junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (15-0, 10 KO’s0 will be taking on tough Mexican Carlos Molina (17-4-1, 5 KO’s) in a scheduled 10 round bout at the Cosmopolitan Resort, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Afolabi stops Suda in 5 – Former WBO interim cruiserweight champion Ola Afolabi (16-2, 7 KO’s) defeated Lubos Suda (23-5-1, 15 KO’s) in a 5th round cut stoppage on Saturday night on the undercard of the WBC championship between title holder Vitali Klitschko vs. Odlanier Solis at the Lanxess Arena, in Cologne, Germany. This was Afolabi’s second consecutive win since losing to German based Marco Huck by a close 12 round unanimous decision in December 2009.
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Friday Night Boxing Results – March 18 – Solomon def Demetrius Hopkins, Yan Barthelemy def Francis Ruiz, Boswell def McCall, James Kirkland def Jhon Berrio, Yesica Patricia Marcos def Maria Andrea Miranda
- Friday 18 March – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, United States
Welterweight – Brad Solomon def Demetrius Hopkins by UD 10 / 10 – WBA International welterweight title
Super bantamweight – Yan Barthelemy def Francis Ruiz by UD 10 / 10
Undefeated welterweight contender Brad Solomon (17-0, 7 KO’s) handed Demetrius Hopkins (30-2, 11 KO’s) a loss on Friday night, defeating him by a fairly lopsided 10 round unanimous decision at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, in Hollywood, Florida. The final judges’ scores were 97-93, 99-91 and 99-91. 41-year-old Cedric Boswell (34-1, 26 KO’s) defeated former heavyweight champion Oliver McCall (55-11, 37 KO’s) by a 10 round unanimous decision. The final judges’ scores were 99-91, 99-92, and 98-92 for Boswell. McCall, 45, fought well early in the fight when he was able to land his power shots and show some of his old skills. However, Boswell took over the fight quickly, outworking the aging McCall and landing a lot of unanswered shots to get the decision.
- Friday 18 March – OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa, California, United States
Luis Ramos Jr. def Jose Hernandez by MD 8 / 8
James Kirkland def Jhon Berrio by KO in R 2
In the main event, unbeaten lightweight Luis Ramos Jr. (18-0, 8 KOs) got a majority eight round decision over Jose Hernandez (10-5-1, 4 KOs). The taller Hernandez controlled the action with his jab and straight right crosses from the outside. Ramos had difficulty geting past the accurate and hard punches of Hernandez. Judges Scores were 79-73, 77-75, 76-76. Unbeaten middleweight James Kirkland (27-0, 24 KOs) scored a second round KO over Jhon Berrio (15-9, 11 KOs). Kirkland found himself, surprisingly, in a real fight in the first round and was even stunned a couple times by his Colombian opponent. However, after Kirkland landed a hard body shot a minute into the second round, the fight went out of Berrio and he took a knee from a mystery punch and was counted out by the referee. Time was 1:05. Matchmaker Eric Gomez of Golden Boy Promotions was upset with the effort, or lack thereof, by Berrio and instructed the California State Athletic Commission that he wished for them to withhold his purse pending further review. Kirkland will return to action for the third time in as many months on April 09th as he works his way back into title contention following his two year layoff.
Other Results: From Friday, March 18 – 2011
- Friday 18 March – Anfiteatro Municipal, San Martin, Mendoza, Argentina
Super bantamweight – Yesica Patricia Marcos def Maria Andrea Miranda by UD 10 / 10 Interim WBA female super bantamweight title
- Friday 18 March – Richmond Club, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia
Featherweight – Joel Brunker def Marangin Marbun by RTD 4 / 12 – Interim WBO Oriental featherweight title (supervisor: Danny Leigh)
- Friday 18 March – Sunshine Roller Skating Centre, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia
Light middleweight – Heath Ellis def Yodmongkol Singmanasak by KO 2 / 12
Middleweight – Dwight Ritchie def Ben Costello by UD 8 / 8 – Vacant Australia – Victoria State middleweight title.
Super bantamweight – Daniel Iannazzo def Sirichai Ekchumpol by UD 6 / 6
Light heavyweight – Marc Pante def Trevor Loomes by TKO 3 / 6
- Friday 18 March – Palahockey, Reggio Emilia, Emilia Romagna, Italy
Light welterweight – Alfredo Di Feto def Renato De Donato on PTS 6 / 6
- Friday 18 March – Co-operation league of Thailand, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Super featherweight – Fahsai Sakkreerin def Julio de la Basez by TKO 8 / 12 – IBF Pan Pacific super featherweight title
Featherweight – Vacharakrit Senahan def John Pintor by UD 6 / 6
Latest Boxing Results for Saturday, March 12, 2011, from: Argentina, Australia, France, Italy, México, Philippines, United Kingdom, United States
- Boxing Results – Saturday 12 March Buenos Aires, Argentina
Welterweight – Ramon Elizer Esperanza def Gustavo Horacio Diaz by UD 4 / 4
- Boxing Results – Saturday 12 March, Mendoza, Argentina
Featherweight – Jonathan Victor Barros def Miguel Roman by UD 12 / 12 – WBA World featherweight title
Super flyweight – Oscar Ibarra def Ariel Humberto Alassia by TKO 4 / 8
Super featherweight – Juan Carlos Cano def Matias Ezequiel Gonzalez by SD 4 / 4
WBA featherweight champion Jonathan Barros (32-1-1, 18 KO’) retained his World Boxing Association title with a 12 round unanimous decision over Miguel “Micky” Roman (33-7, 25 KO’s). The final judges’ scores were 118-110, 118-109 and 117-111.
- Boxing Results – Saturday 12 March, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Middleweight – Robbie Bryant def Togasilimai Letoa by UD 12 / 12 – Vacant PABA middleweight title (supervisor: Brad Vocale)
Featherweight Billy Dib def Ricky Sismundo by TKO 8 / 8
IBF #4, WBA #12 Billy Dib (31-1, 19 KOs) stopped Ricky Sismundo (18-6, 7 KOs) in eight rounds at the Italian club, Perth, Western Australia on Saturday. Dib controlled all the rounds and forced a stoppge in the eighth and final round. Dib is chasing a shot at WBA champion Chris John and IBF champion Yuriorkis Gamboa.
- Boxing Results – Saturday 12 March, Palais des Sports, Saint-Quentin, Aisne, France
Bantamweight Jerome Thomas def Yoan Boyeaux by SD 10 / 10 – Vacant France bantamweight title
- Boxing Results – Saturday 12 March, Ille-et-Vilaine, France
Light welterweight – Damien Martin def Jevgenijs Fjodorovs on PTS 6 / 6
- Boxing Results – Saturday 12 March, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Super middleweight – Christopher Rebrasse lost to Rachid Jkitou by UD 10 / 10 – France super middleweight title
- Boxing Results – Saturday 12 March, Emilia Romagna, Italy
Middleweight – Matteo Rossi def Mugurel Sebe on PTS 6 / 6
- Boxing Results – Saturday 12 March, Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl, México, Mexico
Featherweight – Jose Alberto Gonzalez lost to Alejandro Delgado by UD 12 / 12 – WBC Mundo Hispano featherweight title
Flyweight – Ivan Diaz def Arturo Castro by KO 2 / 8
- Boxing Results – Saturday 12 March, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
Super flyweight – Gerpaul Valero def Jolito Catubay by TKO 3 / 4
- Boxing Results – Saturday 12 March, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Light welterweight – Kieran Farrell def Ibrar Riyaz on PTS 6 / 6
Welterweight – Austin Hornsby def Sean Gorman on PTS 6 / 6
- Boxing Results – Saturday 12 March – Braehead Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Super featherweight – Ricky Burns def Joseph Laryea by RTD 7 / 12 – WBO super featherweight title
Super middleweight – James DeGale def Alpay Kobal by TKO 5 / 8
Super featherweight – Paul Appleby def Youssef Al Hamidi on PTS 6 / 6
Cruiserweight – Stephen Simmons (debut) def Nick Okoth by TKO 2 / 4
Light middleweight – John Thain def Kevin McCauley on PTS 4 / 4
Super featherweight – Craig Evans def Sid Razak on PTS 4 / 4
WBO super featherweight champion Ricky Burns (31-2, 8 KOs) scored a hard fought seventh round TKO over Joseph Laryea (14-5, 11 KOs) to retain his belt. Laryea had his moments in round four, but Burns had taken command when a tiring Laryea quit on his stool citing a hand injury after round seven. On the undercard, super middleweight James DeGale (10-0, 8 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over Alpay Kobal (7-13-2, 5 KOs) and super featherweight Paul Appleby (17-2, 11 KOs) beat Youssef Al Hamidi (8-31-2, 1 KO) on points in a six rounder.
- Boxing Results – Saturday 12 March, Connecticut, United States
Middleweight – Sergio Gabriel Martinez def Serhiy Dzinziruk by TKO 8 / 12
Super middleweight – Andy Lee def Craig McEwan by KO 10 / 10
Featherweight – Javier Fortuna def Derrick Wilson by KO 8 / 10 – Vacant WBC Youth World featherweight title
Welterweight – Thomas Dulorme def Guillermo Valdes by TKO 2 / 6
- Boxing Results – Saturday 12 March, Louisiana, United States
Lightweight – Mason Menard def Anthony Napunyi by UD 10 / 10
Sergey Kovalev def William Johnson by TKO 2 / 6
- Boxing Results – Saturday 12 March, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Lightweight – Miguel Vazquez def Leonardo Zappavigna by UD 12 / 12 – IBF lightweight title (supervisor: Anibal Miramontes)
Light middleweight – Miguel Angel Cotto def Ricardo Mayorga by TKO 12 / 12 – WBA Super World light middleweight title
Light middleweight – Pawel Wolak def Yuri Foreman by RTD 6 / 10 – Vacant NABF light middleweight title
Lightweight – Juan Gonzalez def Jeremy McLaurin by TKO 1 / 8
Miguel Cotto retained his Light Middleweight Title tonight, in an entertaining, back and forth fight against Ricardo Mayorga. Mayorga gave a good account of himself, but hampered by a combination of an injured hand, old age and wear and tear, was unable to give a winning performance.38-year-old Ricardo Mayorga has reportedly retired from boxing. The Cotto-Mayorga fight will be rebroadcast on Saturday, March 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME before Lucian Bute defends his IBF super middleweight belt against Brian Magee. Former WBA junior middleweight champion Yuri Foreman (28-2, 8 KO’s) was stopped in the 7th round by contender Pawek Wolak (29-1, 19 Ko’s).
- Boxing Results – Saturday 12 March, Patriot Center, Virginia, United States
Middleweight – Jimmy Lange def Jimmy Holmes by UD 10 / 10
William Joppy def Cory Cummings by UD 10 / 10
Light heavyweight – Mark Tucker lost to Larry Pryor by UD 8 / 8
Jimmy Lange won a 10-round unanimous decision over the “Fighting Schoolteacher” Jimmy Holmes. All three judges scored the bout 97-92. Lange is now 35-4-2, 24 KO’s while Holmes is now 19-2, 10 KO’s. The co-feature had former three-time WBA Middleweight champion William Joppy win a 10-round unanimous decision in a rematch over Cory Cummings. Joppy won his 40th pro bout at the age of 40 and announced his retirement in the ring. Joppy is now 40-6-1, 30KO’s. Cummings is now 17-5-1, 13 KO’s.