Title Bouts Archive - December 2016
2016-12-03
Julius Indongo vs. Eduard Troyanovsky
Namibia's Julius Indongo won the IBF junior welterweight title by knocking out in the 1st round the reigning champion and heavy favorite, Eduard Troyanovsky in Moscow, Russia.
2016-12-03
Murat Gassiev vs. Denis Lebedev
Murat Gassiev dominated Denis Lebedev to win the IBF cruiserweight title on a split decision in Moscow, Russia.
2016-12-03
Billy Joe Saunders vs. Artur Akavov
Billy Joe Saunders enjoyed a successful first defense of his WBO middleweight title against Artur Akavov in Paisley, Scotland, with the British boxer starting slowly but finishing the 12-rounder strongly.
2016-12-10
Khalid Yafai vs. Luis Concepcion
Britain's Khalid Yafai won the WBA super flyweight title with a unanimous decision over Luis Concepcion in Manchester, United Kingdom.
2016-12-10
Joseph Parker vs. Andy Ruiz
New Zealander Joseph Parker claimed the vacant WBO world heavyweight boxing title in Auckland, New Zealand, with a contentious majority points decision against Andy Ruiz.
2016-12-10
Anthony Joshua vs. Eric Molina
Anthony Joshua had just outclassed Eric Molina to retain the IBF world heavyweight title with technical knockout in the 3rd round in Manchester, United Kingdom.
2016-12-10
Jermall Charlo vs. Julian Williams
Undefeated IBF junior middleweight champion Jermall Charlo stopped previously unbeaten #1 IBF Julian Williams in the 5th round at the USC Galen Center in Los Angeles, USA.
2016-12-10
Abner Mares vs. Jesus Andres Cuellar
Abner Mares knocked down Jesus Andres Cuellar in the 11th round and hung on for a split-decision victory to claim Cuellar's WBA featherweight title in Los Angeles, California, USA.
2016-12-10
Terence Crawford vs. John Molina
Unbeaten WBC and WBO super lightweight world champion Terence Crawford stopped John Molina in the eighth round to end a dominating performance and a dominating year.
2016-12-14
Thammanoon Niyomtrong vs. Shin Ono
Thammanoon Niyomtrong (also known as Knockout CP Freshmart) retained his WBA minimumweight title against Shin Ono in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.
2016-12-17
Nehomar Cermeno vs. Xiaojun Qiu
Venezuelan Nehomar Cermeno won a twelve round unanimous decision over Xiaojun Qiu to retain his WBA super bantamweight world title in Hangzhou, China.
2016-12-17
Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam vs. Alfonso Blanco
Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam knocked out Alfonso Blanco in the first round to claim interim WBA middleweight title in Saint-Denis, France.
2016-12-17
Oleksandr Usyk vs. Thabiso Mchunu
WBO cruiserweight world titleholder Oleksandr Usyk dropped fellow southpaw Thabiso Mchunu three times en route to a ninth-round knockout victory to retain his champion belt in Inglewood, USA.
2016-12-30
Naoya Inoue vs. Kohei Kono
Junior bantamweight Naoya Inoue retained his WBO world title by flattening former titleholder and Japanese countryman Kohei Kono in the sixth round at Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan.
2016-12-30
Akira Yaegashi vs. Wittawas Basapean
IBF junior flyweight world titleholder Akira Yaegashi of Japan retained his 108-pound belt for the second time in a 12th-round knockout of Thailand's Wittawas Basapean in Tokyo.
2016-12-31
Ryoichi Taguchi vs. Carlos Canizales
Japanese champ Ryoichi Taguchi kept his WBA light flyweight belt as he was held to a split draw by unbeaten Venezuelan challenger Carlos Canizales over twelve rounds in Tokyo, Japan.
2016-12-31
Kazuto Ioka vs. Yutthana Kaensa
Kazuto Ioka retained his WBA flyweight title against Yutthana Kaensa with a knockout in the 7th round in Kyoto, Japan.
2016-12-31
Kosei Tanaka vs. Moises Fuentes
Undefeated #2 WBO Kosei Tanaka totally dominated and stopped #1 WBO Moises Fuentes in beating him by a 5th round knockout to claim the vacant WBO junior flyweight title at the Memorial Center in Gifu, Japan.