WBC super featherweight champion Miguel Berchelt (34-1, 30 KOs) scored a TKO victory in the third round over the former world champion Victor Barros (41-6-1, 22 KOs) in the main event of the evening in Merida, Mexico. At the end of the second round Berchelt sent Barros to the floor with left hook, and again in the third round. The corner of Barros rose in the ring, signaling about the refusal to continue the fight. The time was 1:53.
2016 Olympic heavyweight champion Tony Yoka (5-0, 5 KOs) scored a tenth round stoppage over David Allen (13-4-2, 10 KOs) in the main event of the evening in Paris, France. Yoka dominated the course of the fight and the unanswered series of punches in the final, tenth round, forced the referee to stop the fight.
Former middleweight contender Martin Murray (37-4-1, 17 KOs) scored a unanimous decision over Roberto Garcia (41-4, 24 KOs) and took away his WBC silver title in the main event of the evening at O2 arena in London. It was a very dirty fight. In the second and ninth rounds referee Hector Afu deducted points from Garcia. The scores were: 116-111, 118-109 and 118-108.
In the main event of the evening in Glasgow, Scotland, local favorite Josh Taylor (13-0, 11 KOs) scored the most significant victory in his career to date, winning by unanimous decision over the former world champion Victor Postol (29-2, 12 KOs) from Ukraine. In the tenth round Postol was down after the left hook to the head. The scores were 118-110, 117-110 and 119-108.
In one of the main events of the evening in the Kiev Sports Palace, silver Olympic medalist Denys Berinchyk (9-0, 6 KOs) scored an early victory over Colombian Jose Luis Prieto (26-5, 17 KOs) after the latter refused to continue the fight after the fifth round.
Broadcast of the boxing evening from Kiev at the arena of the Sports Palace, in the main events of which Stanislav Skorokhod, Karen Chukhadzhyan and Denys Berinchyk will have their next battles.
A live broadcast of the boxing evening from London at the O2 arena, in the main event of which Martin Murray will try to take the title of WBC Silver middleweight champion from Roberto Garcia. A victory in this battle will add a chance to Murray for a title meeting in the future and a possible rematch with Gennady Golovkin.
A live broadcast of the boxing evening from Glasgow, Scotland, at the SSE Hydro arena in the main event of which local unbeaten super lightweight Josh Taylor (12-0, 11 KOs) will face ex-world champion Victor Postol (29-1, 2 KOs) for the title of mandatory challenger.
Umar Salamov (21-1, 16 KOs) scored KO victory in the ninth round over Brian Howard (13-2, 10 KOs) at the boxing evening in Detroit, Michigan. In the ninth round Salamov managed to land the right hook to the Howard’s chin which sends him to the floor. The time was 0:53. As a result of the fight Salamov tried on the IBF North America light heavyweight title.
Former lightweight champion Dejan Zlaticanin (23-2, 16 KO) sensationally lost in the second round to Mexican Roberto Ramirez (18-2-1, 13 KO) in the boxing evening in New York. Spectacular, but a short fight ended in the second round, when Ramirez managed to send Zlaticanin twice to the floor. Before the battle, some bookmakers had accepted bids on Ramirez as 10,000 to 1. In the loss Zlaticanin suffered both a broken nose and a broken jaw.