Boxing Results: Tim Tszyu Loses to Sebastian Fundora!

By Ken Hissner - 03/31/2024 - Comments

At T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, Saturday over PPV Promoter Tom Brown (TGB Promotions), Sampson Lewkowicz (Sampson Boxing) and George Rose (No Limit Boxing Promotions), Matt Rose (No Limit Boxing Promotions) and Premier Boxing presented in the Main Event WBO World Super Welterweight champion Tim Tszyu lost his title mainly due to a bad cut from the third round to the end to Sebastion Fundora and also for vacant WBC World title).

In Co-Main Event WBA World Super Lightweight champion Rolando “Rolly” Romero defending against Isaac “Pitbull” Cruz.

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In the Main Event WBO World Super Welter champ Tim Tszyu, 24-1 (17), #152 ¾, of Sydney, Australia, lost by split decision to southpaw Sebastian “The Towering Inferno” Fundora, 21-1-1 (13), #152 ¾, of Coachella, CA, over 12 rounds, and also for the vacant WBC World Super Welter title.

In the first round two rounds the much shorter Tszyu had an edge. In the third round and due to an accidental elbow Tszyu was cut on the forehead. In the fourth and fifth rounds Fundora kept his jab in the face of Tszyu.

n the ninth and tenth rounds Tszyu landed several lead rights to the chin of Fundora taking the rounds. In the eleventh round of a close fight it will go down to the final round. In the twelfth and final round with the face of Tszyu covered with blood he fought well but Fundora still won the round.

Scores were 116-112 Tszyu and one for Fundora, 115-113 Fundora as did KH.

WBA World Super Lightweight champ Rolando “Rolly” Romero, 15-2 (13), #139 ½, of Las Vegas, NV, lost his title being stopped by Isaac “Pitbull” Cruz, 26-2-1 (18), #138 ½, of Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MEX, at 0:56 of the ninth round of a scheduled 12 rounds

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In the first round Romero was knocked down by rounds Cruz for an 8-count by Referee Thomas Taylor. He kept the pressure on Romero who countered him well enough to take all the three rounds. In the fifth round Referee Taylor took a point from Cruz for excessive holding.

In the sixth round Romero did well countering. In the seventh round Cruz had Romero out on his feet the entire last minute. In the eighth round Cruz jumped all over Romero who was defenseless whey referee Taylor wisely called a halt.

WBA World Middleweight champ Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara, 30-3-3 (18), #159 ¾, of Cuba and Miami, FL, knocked out Michael “Pretty Boy” Zerafa, 31-5 (19), #158 ½, of Melbourne, Victoria, AUST, at 2:59 of the second round of a scheduled 12 rounds.

In the second round Lara the southpaw landed a jab followed by a left on the chin and down went Zeraga for the count from Referee Tony Weeks.

WBC World Flyweight champ Julio “El Rey” Cesar Martinez, 20-3 (15), #111 ½, of Mexico City, MEX, San Diego, CA, Angelino “Huracan” Cordova, 18-0-1 (12), #111 ¾, of Caracas, VZ, 12 rounds.

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WBC Interim champ Brian “La Bala” Mendoza, 22-4 (16), #153 ¼, of Las Vegas, NV, lost his title to Serhii “El Flaco” Bohachuk, 24-1 (23), #152 ½, of Vinitza, UKR, L.A., CA, over 12 rounds.

In the second round Bohachuk had Mendoza against the ropes in the final minute landing without response from Mendoza who looked good prior to this in the first two minutes. In the third and fourth rounds Bohachuk used uppercuts to the chin having Mendoza covering up.

From the fifth through the eighth Bohachuk continued to dominate. In the ninth round Mendoza fought back as well as he could but had no power to match Bohachuk.

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In the tenth Bohachuk had the face of Mendoza swelling pretty bad. In the eleventh round Mendoza fought back having Bohachuk on the defense with a right uppercut to the chin for the first time. In the twelfth and final round both fighters were scoring well.

Mendoza knew he needed a knockout to win. Mendoza was bleeding from the nose at the end and had severe swelling on his left cheek. Referee Robert Hoyle.

Scores 118-110, 117-111 twice. 118-110 KH.

Super Feather Curmel Moton, 3-0 (2), #132, of Las Vegas, NV, shut out Anthony “Too Quick” Cuba, 7-1-2 (3), #133 ¾, of Fontana, CA, over 6 lopsided rounds.

From the opening bell through the sixth round it was all Moton In the seventh round Cuba was moving around trying to avoid Moton’s attack. It wasn’t until the final minute Cuba landed a counter right on the chin of Moton. In the eighth and final round Moton tried putting Cuba away but Cuba wanted only to get to the final bell. Moton is out of the Floyd Mayweather, Jr. camp and a good prospect.

Referee Thomas Taylor. Scores 80-72 by all and KH.

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Feather Mirco Cuello, 13-0 (11), of Arroyo Seco, Santa Fe, ARG, southpaw Sulaiman Segawa, 16-3-1 (6), #?, of Kampala, Uganda, Silver Spring, MD, 8 rounds.Ring Announcer Jimmy Lennon