Boxing results: David Benavidez Stops “Boo Boo” Andrade!

By Ken Hissner - 11/26/2023 - Comments

WBC Interim Super Middleweight champion David Benavidez stopped former WBO Middleweight champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade after six rounds. In the co-Main Event WBC Middleweight champion Jermall “Hit Man” Charlo returned after two years to easily decision Jose “El Phoenix” Benavidez, Jr. over ten rounds.

In the Main Event WBC Interim champ David “Mexican Monster” Benavidez, 28-0 (24), #167, of Seattle, WA, stopped former Olympian and WBO Middleweight champion southpaw Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade, 32-1 (19), #167.6 of Providence, RI, after six rounds of a scheduled 12 rounds.

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Twenty seconds into the first round Benavidez landed a right to the mid-section of Andrade buckling his knees. At the end of the round Andrade landed a combination. In the second rounds midway point Andrade landed half a dozen unanswered punches. In the third round Benavidez kept coming forward but throwing little being outworked by Andrade.

In the fourth round it was all Benavidez and with seconds left Benavidez landed a right on the chin and down went Andrade for an 8-count from Referee Thomas Taylor. In the fifth round Benavidez was landing at mostly with uppercuts at will throughout the round. Andrade tried holding him off with his jab. The ring physician checked Andrade between rounds.

In the sixth round Benavidez knocked out the mouthpiece of Andrade with a left hook to the chin in the final minute. In between rounds the corner of Andrade called a halt.

In the co-Main Event WBC Middleweight champ Jermall “Hit Man” Charlo, 33-0 (22), #166.4, of Houston, TX, won a lopsided decision over Jose “El Phoenix” Benavidez, Jr., 28-3-1 (19), #161.2, of Phoenix, AZ, over 10 rounds.

In the first round Charlo had an edge. In the second round it was the jab of Benavidez taking the round except of a Charlo right uppercut near the end of the round on the chin. In the end of the third round with Charlo against the ropes he punched back as Benavidez had won the round.

In the fourth round Charlo had his way. At the end of the round Benavidez was warned by Referee Harvey Dock for hitting after the bell. In the fifth round each had their moments with Benavidez finishing the stronger of the two.

In the fifth round Charlo had too much power for Benavidez throughout the round. In the sixth through the eighth rounds Charlo out worked Benavidez.

In the ninth round Benavidez was willing to slug it out knowing he needed a knockout but still lost the round to Charlo. In the tenth and final round Charlo had too much power as Benavidez tried his best but it wasn’t enough.

Scores were 98-92, 100-90 and 99-91 as did KH.

IBF Super Lightweight champ Subriel “El Orgullo de Maternillo” Matias, 20-1 (20), #139.8, of Fajardo, PR, stopped Shohjahon “Descendant of Tamerlane” Ergashev, 23-1 (20), #139.8, of Rakhmon, UZB, Detroit, MI, after five rounds of a scheduled 12 rounds.

In the first three rounds Ergashev did well taking the lead. In the fourth round it was Matias taking over. In the fifth round Matias kept up the pressure Ergashev over until the end of the bell not allowing him out of the corner.

Referee Celestino Ruiz

WBA Super Featherweight champ Hector “El Androide” Luis Garcia, 16-2 (10), #129.4, of DR, Las Vegas, NV, lost by split decision to Lamont Roach, Jr., 24-1-1 (9), #129.6, of Upper Marlboro, MD, 12 rounds.

In the first round both counter punching one another with Roach the aggressor. In the eleventh round Roach was out landing Garcia. With what looked like a rabbit punch Garcia hit the canvas. Referee Tony Weeks gave an 8-count.

Scores were 114-113 to each and 116-111. 114-113 KH.

WBC Silver Super Lightweight champ and former IBF Super Lightweight champ Sergey “Samurai” Lipinets, 17-3-1 (13), #139.4, of Martuk, KAZ, Woodland Hills, CA, lost to Miche”LaZarza Ali” l Rivera, 25-1 (14), #138.8, of DR, Miami, FL, over 10 rounds.

In the first five rounds Rivera out boxed Lipinets. Lipinets couldn’t get past Rivera’s jab throughout the rest of the way. Referee Celestino Ruiz.

Scores were 97-93 twice and 96-94 as did KH.

WBA Continental Americas Super Welter champ Vito “White Majic” Mielnicki, Jr., 16-1 (11), #153.2, of Roseland, NJ, stopped Alexis “Laberinto” Salazar Flores, 26-6 (11), #152.8, of Guadalajara, MEX, Norwalk, CA, in the first round of a scheduled 10 rounds.

In the first round Mielnicki scored three knockdowns forcing Referee Robert Hoyle to call a halt.

Lightweight Jabin Chollet, 9-0 (6), #137, of San Diego, CA, won a split decision over Jorge Perez, 6-1 (2), #136 ½, of Chicago, IL, over 6 rounds.

In the first three rounds Chollet had the edge. In the last three rounds Perez came back but not enough to win.

Referee Harvey Dock. Scores were 57-56 all around.

   Ring announcer Jimmy Lennon, Jr.

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