Title Bouts Archive - April 2017
2017-04-01
Mairis Briedis vs. Marco Huck
Mairis Briedis of Latvia defeated Marco Huck by unanimous decision to take the vacant WBC cruiserweight title in Dortmund, Germany.
2017-04-08
Terry Flanagan vs. Petr Petrov
Terry Flanagan retained his WBO lightweight belt and remained unbeaten after defeating Russian challenger Petr Petrov by unanimous decision in Manchester, United Kingdom.
2017-04-08
Liam Smith vs. Liam Williams
Liam Smith won a bloody war against Liam Williams after a clumsy headbutt ripped open his rival’s eye forcing him to be pulled out but the interim WBO junior middleweight title left vacant after Smith failed to make the weight before fight.
2017-04-08
Oleksandr Usyk vs. Michael Hunter
Oleksandr Usyk retained the WBO cruiserweight title with a pretty one-sided win over Michael Hunter, in a meeting of former Olympians, staying undefeated with an unanimous decision win in Maryland, USA.
2017-04-08
Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Jason Sosa
Vasyl Lomachenko dominated his WBO junior lightweight title defense before Jason Sosa's own corner stopped the fight after the ninth round, completing a three-fight Ukrainian sweep on Saturday night.
2017-04-09
Shun Kubo vs. Nehomar Cermeno
Undefeated Japanese prospect Shun Kubo got off the deck to stop Nehomar Cermeno after ten rounds of action to capture the WBA super bantamweight world title in Osaka, Japan.
2017-04-14
Dmitry Bivol vs. Samuel Clarkson
Dmitry Bivol retained his interim WBA light heavyweight world title for the second time as he ran absolute roughshod over Samuel Clarkson in a fourth-round knockout victory in Maryland, USA.
2017-04-15
Julius Indongo vs. Ricky Burns
Namibia's Julius Indongo captured the WBA super lightweight title and retained his IBF junior bantamweight belt by beating Scottish fighter Ricky Burns on points in just his second professional bout outside his home country.
2017-04-22
Jermell Charlo vs. Charles Hatley
Jermell Charlo knocked out Charles Hatley 32 seconds into the sixth round to retain his WBC super welterweight title in New York, USA.
2017-04-22
Zolani Tete vs. Arthur Villanueva
Former IBF junior bantamweight titleholder Zolani Tete from South Africa won interim WBO bantamweight belt over Filipino boxer Arthur Villanueva in Leicester, United Kingdom.
2017-04-22
Avtandil Khurtsidze vs. Tommy Langford
Avtandil Khurtsidze picked up the WBO interim middleweight title over Tommy Langford from the Leicester Arena, Leicester, United Kingdom.
2017-04-22
Gilberto Ramirez vs. Max Bursak
After a year long layoff due to an injury to his right hand, Gilberto Ramirez won a one-sided 12 round decision over Max Bursak. It was Ramirez's first world title defense of his WBO super middleweight title.
2017-04-22
Jessie Magdaleno vs. Adeilson Dos Santos
Jessie Magdaleno made short work of Adeilson Dos Santos in the first defense of his WBO junior featherweight title, stopping the Brazilian fringe contender in Round 2 in Carson, USA.
2017-04-22
Oscar Valdez vs. Miguel Marriaga
Oscar Valdez defended his WBO featherweight title with a tenacious performance, knocking down Colombia's Miguel Marriaga in the 10th round of a unanimous-decision victory in the famed outdoor ring in Carson, USA.
2017-04-23
Kazuto Ioka vs. Noknoi Sitthiprasert
Kazuto Ioka defended his WBA flyweight title for the fifth time, winning a unanimous decision over Noknoi Sitthiprasert of Thailand in Osaka, Japan.
2017-04-23
Marlon Tapales vs. Shohei Omori
Stripped of his WBO bantamweight crown after failing to make the weight, Marlon Tapales denied the bid of Japanese challenger Shohei Omori to succeed him after scoring a technical knockout win in Osaka, Japan. The title left vacant.
2017-04-29
Claudio Marrero vs. Carlos Zambrano
Claudio Marrero knocked out Carlos Zambrano in the 1st round to claim the interim WBA featherweight title in Las Vegas, USA.
2017-04-29
Donnie Nietes vs. Komgrich Nantapech
Donnie Nietes won his third world championship to claim IBF flyweght title, defeating Thailand's Komgrich Nantapech via unanimous decision in Cebu City, Philippines.