Boxing Results from the weekend: Serhii Bohachuk, Ricards Bolotniks, Mark Reyes
World Ranked Junior Middleweight Serhii ‘El Flacco’ Bohachuk, (18-0, 18 KOs), continued his torrid streak with a sixth-round stoppage of Alejandro ‘Pajaro’ Davila, (21-2-2, 8 KO’s) as he defended his WBC Continental Americas Title in the scheduled ten-round main event at the Grupo SIPSE TV Studios in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.
Promoted by Tom Loeffler’s 360 Promotions and Ural Boxing and trained by the renowned Manny Robles, the 25-year-old Ukrainian attacked Davila from the onset of the fight with his trademark all-action style, continuously hammering away at the valiant Davila. Fighting off Davila’s hard combinations, Bohachuk displayed his full arsenal overwhelming the Mexican veteran as the fight proceeded. Following a torrent of body shots in the sixth round, Davila’s corner stopped the bout before the start of the seventh stanza presenting Bohachuk with the victory.
Heading into the fight, Bohachuk was ranked #13 by the World Boxing Council and #8 by the International Boxing Federation.
Bohachuk vs. Davila was broadcast live on ESPN Knockout across all Latin American countries. The event was promoted by Max Boxing and sponsored by Team Berchelt.
BOLOTNIKS BEATS BURTON – MOVES INTO FINAL
Ricards Bolotniks booked his place in the final of the #GoldenContract light-heavyweight tournament with a victory over Hosea Burton.
The two men were competing at Studio 69 in Riga, Latvia, with a fantastic back and forth battle taking place over 10 hard-fought rounds.
Bolotniks appeared to get the better of the action, with the most dramatic moments coming in round nine when Burton received two standing counts after an onslaught from the Latvian.
In the end, the judges scored it 98-90, 100-90, 98-90, earning Bolotniks the win and seeing him keep hold of his WBO European light-heavyweight title in the process.
Bolotniks will take on the winner of the other semi-final, which sees Liam Conroy meet Serge Michel at Production Park Studios in Wakefield, England on Wednesday.
Elsewhere on that card, Tyrone McKenna takes on Ohara Davies in the super-lightweight semi-final, and Jazza Dickens faces Ryan Walsh in the featherweight final.
Reyes stops Rodriguez
Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions (RJJ Boxing) and the debut of the newest mixed-martial-arts promotional company, iKON Fighting Federation (iKON), presented its inaugural hybrid professional boxing/MMA show last night at Biloxi Civic Center in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Boxing and MMA action was streamed live on UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports. To sign up for UFC FIGHT PASS, please visit www.ufcfightpass.com or download the UFC app.
Boxing was co-promoted by RJJ Boxing and Rite Hook Promotions, pro-MMA matches were co-promoted by iKON, in association with RJJ Boxing and Empire Fighting Championship.
Five undefeated boxing prospects were showcased with each emerging victoriously. In the main event, undefeated Tampa welterweight prospect Mark Reyes, Jr. (13-0, 11 KOs) knocked out his Mexican opponent, Carlos Mohamed Rodriguez (13-9-1, 5 KOs), in round four for his eighth straight fight that didn’t go the distance.
In the co-featured event, Roy Jones, Jr. protégé, Michael “Boy Wonder” Williams, Jr. (13-0, 9 KOs), captured the vacant National Boxing Association (NBA) Continental Americas super lightweight title, stopping Thomas Miller (6-4, 3 KOs) midway through the second round with a vicious body shot.
Tennessee super lightweight Tyler “Short Fuse” Tomlin (7-0, 5 KOs) need only half-a-round to knockout Texan Gabriel Gutierrez (5-9, 3 KOs), New Orleans super lightweight Jonathan Montrel (7-0, 5 KOs) erased Henry Lee Crapp in two rounds. The Dominican Republic lightweight Eridson Garcia (9-0, 6 KOs) pitched a shutout against Argentinian Christian “El Ninja” Guido (8-14, 6 KOs) for a 6-round unanimous decision.
In the iKON launch, veteran lightweight Khasan “Black Wolf” Ashkabov improved to 21-2-0 with a second-round submission win in the main event against Cliff “The Goblin” Wright (12-14-0), by locking in a rear-naked choke.
Hometown favorite Tyler “Zombie” Hill (10-5-0) suffered a first-round loss to Iowa middleweight Johnny Parsons (5-2-0), who stopped his opponent on punches.
Miami middleweight Allan St. Gelais (1-0-0) won his pro debut with a second-round stoppage of Ravon “Big Shot” Baxter (1-2-0). At the same time, North Carolina welterweight Zachary Dalen (2-1-0) recorded an opening-round technical knockout of R.J. Summerlin (1-2-0).
Sedriques, “The Reaper” Dumas, won his pro debut in fashion, using a rear-naked choke to submit Clarence “Prodigy” Brown (1-8-0) in round one.
Florida lightweight Christian “Hollywood” Lohsen (8-2-0) and Arizona featherweight A.J. Cunningham (6-1-0), respectively, defeated Dennis “DJ” Hughes (2-2-0) and Jewell “Kid Dynamite” Scott (3-4-0).
Official results below:
MAIN EVENT – WELTERWEIGHTS
Mark Reyes, Jr. (13-0, 11 KOs), Tampa, FL
Carlos Mohamed Rodriguez (13-9-1, 5 KOs), La Paz, Baja California, Mexico
CO-FEATURE – VACANT NBA CONTINENTAL AMERICAS SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
Michael Williams, Jr. (13-0, 9 KOs), Fayetteville, NC
Thomas Miller (6-4, 3 KOs), Huntington, WV
Tyler Tomlin (7-0, 5 KOs), Ashland City, TN
Gabriel Guttierrez (5-9, 3 KOs), El Paso, TX
Jonathan Montrel (8-0, 5 KOs), New Orleans, LA
Henry Lee Crapp
Eridson Garcia (9-0, 6 KOs), Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic
WDEC6 (60-54, 60-54, 60-54)
Christian “El Ninja” Danilo Guido (8-14 (6 KOs), Tigre, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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