Title Bouts Archive - May 2016
2016-05-07
Anthony Crolla vs. Ismael Barroso
Anthony Crolla made a successful first defense of his WBA lightweight title, stopping Ismael Barroso in Manchester, United Kingdom.
2016-05-07
Saul Alvarez vs. Amir Khan
Saul Alvarez landed a devastating right hook to knock out Amir Khan in the sixth round and claim the WBC middleweight title clash in Las Vegas, USA.
2016-05-08
Naoya Inoue vs. David Carmona
In a fight that was a lot tougher than the scores handed down by the judges, undefeated WBO super flyweight champion Naoya Inoue had to struggle to defeat #1 WBO challenger David Carmona by a 12 round unanimous decision in Tokyo, Japan.
2016-05-08
Akira Yaegashi vs. Martin Tecuapetla
Akira Yaegashi retained his IBF junior flyweight title in fight against Martin Tecuapetla in Tokyo, Japan.
2016-05-14
Lee Haskins vs. Ivan Morales
Britain's Lee Haskins successfully defended his IBF world bantamweight title with a unanimous points victory over Mexico's Ivan Morales in Cardiff, United Kingdom.
2016-05-20
Yunier Dorticos vs. Youri Kayembre Kalenga
In a spectacular fight, unbeaten cruiserweight Yunier Dorticos scored a tenth round TKO over Youri Kayembre Kalenga to claim the WBA interim world title at the Palais des Sports in Paris, France.
2016-05-21
Jermell Charlo vs. John Jackson
Jermell Charlo scored an eighth-round knockout victory against John Jackson to win the vacant WBC super welterweight title at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, USA.
2016-05-21
Dmitry Bivol vs. Felix Valera
Dmitry Bivol captured interim WBA light heavyweight title with a unanimous decision over Felix Valera in Moscow, Russia.
2016-05-21
Beibut Shumenov vs. Junior Anthony Wright
WBA interim champion Beibut Shumenov scored a 10th round TKO win over Junior Anthony Wright to capture vacant WBA cruiserweight title in Las Vegas, USA.
2016-05-21
Erislandy Lara vs. Vanes Martirosyan
Erislandy Lara earned a unanimous decision win over Vanes Martirosyan to retain his WBA super welterweight title in Las Vegas, USA.
2016-05-21
Jermall Charlo vs. Austin Trout
Jermall Charlo retained his IBF junior middleweight title with a close win over Austin Trout in Las Vegas, USA.
2016-05-21
Denis Lebedev vs. Victor Emilio Ramirez
Russia's Denis Lebedev stopped Argentina's Victor Emilio Ramirez in the second round to unify the WBA and IBF cruiserweight titles in Moscow, Russia.
2016-05-25
Johnriel Casimero vs. Amnat Ruenroeng
Johnriel Casimero stopped Amnat Ruenroeng of Thailand to snatch the IBF flyweight title at Diamond Court in Beijing, China.
2016-05-28
Donnie Nietes vs. Raul Garcia
Donnie Nietes, the longest reigning Filipino world champion kept his conquest of Mexicans going with a scintillating performance against former two-division world champion Raul Garcia, Nietes won the WBO light flyweight title in Bacolod City, Philippines.
2016-05-28
Ricky Burns vs. Michele Di Rocco
Ricky Burns has become a three-weight world champion after a dominant eighth-round stoppage against Michele Di Rocco in the fight for vacant WBA super lightweight title in Glasgow, United Kingdom.
2016-05-28
David Avanesyan vs. Shane Mosley
David Avanesyan retained his WBA interim welterweight title in Glendale, USA. He scored a unanimous-decision victory over Shane Mosley in a hard-fought bout.
2016-05-29
Tony Bellew vs. Ilunga Makabu
Tony Bellew turned a Hollywood fantasy into reality by becoming a world champion for the first time. The 33-year-old Bellew recovered from being sent to the canvas in the first round by knocking out Ilunga Makabu in the third round to win the WBC cruiserweight title.