Andrade beats Kautondokwa easily, gets WBO belt
Demetrius Andrade (26-0, 16 KOs) scored a unanimous decision over the previous unbeaten Walter Kautondokwa (17-1, 16 KOs) and won the vacant WBO middleweight title. After the final bell of the boxing evening in Boston, the judges counted 119-105 and twice 120-104 in favor of the American.
A boxer from Namibia four times on the course of the battle was on the floor, but was able to rise up and make it to the final bell. Andrade, 30, won the championship belt in his second weight division.
Also this evening, Tevin Farmer (27-4-1, 5 KOs) defended his IBF super lightweight title, knocking out in the fifth round James Tennyson (22-3, 18 KOs). For Farmer this was the first defense of the belt, he won in August this year.
In Boston, Katie Taylor got her next victory, beating convincingly Cindy Serrano. Thus, the Irish defended her IBF and WBA lightweight belts. The judges' score were 100-90, 100-90, 100-90.