Centre Gervais Auto, Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada – Harmful puncher Arslanbek Makhmudov (16-0, 15 KOs) got here out firing and destroyed Michael Wallisch (23-6, 16 KOs) in a single spherical to retain the NABA and NABF heavyweight titles.
Makhmudov got here like a person on a mission from the opening bell and it did not take lengthy earlier than he dropped Wallisch with heavy punches. Wallisch would go down a second time because the barrage continued. Wallisch barely did something and should not have thrown a single punch in return. He was merely holding his fingers up whereas being battered.
Makhmudov received slightly wild and would lose a degree for hitting to the again of the top. Wallisch continued to get punished and would go down for a 3rd time on the bell. He beat the rely, however then he refused to come back out for the second spherical, which ended the combat.
The native followers had been surprised, with tremendous welterweight contender Femke Hermans (14-4, 5 KOs) pulling off a serious upset with a ten spherical unanimous determination over beforehand unbeaten Mary Spencer (7-1, 5 KOs) to seize the IBO world title.
The 38-year-old, who regardless of her age was considered as a future star, was unable to beat the faster fingers and exercise of Hermans. The scores had been 99-91, 97-93 and 96-94.
Middleweight contender Steven Butler (32-3-1, 26 KOs) retained the NABF title, however he had all he may deal with in successful a ten spherical unanimous determination over and Joshua Conley (17-5-1, 11 KOs). The scores had been 96-94, 97-93, and 99-91.
Featherweight Thomas Chabot (8-0, 7 KOs) was almost derailed by Carrillo Baranda (4-3-1, 0 KOs). He began effectively with a knockdown within the first spherical, however Baranda was very aggressive and got here again within the fifth to attain two knockdowns of his personal. Chabot was capable of survive till the ultimate bell to tug out a really shut six spherical unanimous determination. The scores had been 57-54, 56-55, and 56-55.
Middleweight prospect Alexandre Gaumont (6-0, 3 KOs) scored three knockdowns, as he crushed Pablo Polanco Fernandez (9-12, 3 KOs) in three rounds.
In a battle of lightweights, Luis Santana (8-0, 2 KOs) stayed undefeated with a six spherical unanimous determination over Jonathan Uribe Hernandez (4-1-2, 1 KO). The scores had been 60-54, 60-54 and 60-54.