David Benavides (22-0, 19 KOs) scored a KO win over Anthony Dirrell (33-2-1, 24 KOs) at the evening of boxing in Los Angeles and became the new WBC super middleweight champion. Until the moment of the stoppage the 22-year-old fighter was confidently leading on points.
David Benavidez joins the Last Round this week to talk about facing Anthony Dirrell, sparring GGG, weighing 250lb's at 14 year's old and much more. We also review Angulo vs Quillin, Dulorme vs Williams, Colbert vs Beltran Jr, and also preview Spence vs Porter, Dirrell vs Benavidez.
In a clash for the vacant super middleweight world title, 20-year-old David “El Bandera Roja” Benavidez became the youngest super middleweight champion in history and the youngest reigning boxing world champion in the sport today. Benavidez (19-0, 17 KOs) scored a twelve round split decision over Ronald “The Thrill” Gavril (18-2, 14 KOs) on Friday night at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. In a tough and gritty fight, Benavidez survived a twelfth round knockdown to prevail by scores of 116-111, 117-111. Gavril was up 116-111 on the third card.