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2017-05-09
TTR RANKED FIGHTERS IN ACTION- May 6- Joseph Parker, JoJo Diaz, David Lemieux, and Canelo Alvarez All Win
Pictured: Saul "Canelo" Alvarez


On Saturday, May 6, five boxers ranked by TTR as being among the best currently fighting in their respective divisions were in action. Four, Joseph Parker, Joseph "JoJo" Diaz, Jr., David Lemieux, and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, were victorious while one, Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr., was soundly defeated.

Manukau City, New Zealand-

WBO World Heavyweight Title-
Champion Joseph Parker (TTR #3, Transnational #5, The Ring #6; 23-0, 18 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Razvan Cojanu (WBO #14; 16-3, 9 KOs)
- Cojanu was a substitute opponent. Parker was originally scheduled to defend the WBO title against Hughie Fury (WBO #1; 20-0, 10 KOs).
- Referee Mike Ortega penalized Cojanu one point in the fourth round for repeatedly pushing Parker's head down during clinches.
- The scores were 117-110, 117-110, and 119-108.

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA-

NABF Featherweight Title-
Champion Joseph "JoJo" Diaz, Jr. (WBO #1, WBC #2, IBF #4, TTR #7, Transnational #7, The Ring #8; 24-0, 13 KOs; 25-1, 13 KOs including WSB bouts)
Unan. Dec. 10
Manuel "Tino" Avila (IBF #9 at 122; WBC #10 at 126; 22-1, 8 KOs)
- Avila's International Boxing Association featherweight title was not on the line.
- The scores were 100-90, 99-91, and 99-91.

Non-title Super Middleweight Bout-
WBC Continental Americas and WBO Inter-Continental middleweight champion David Lemieux (WBO #2, TTR #3, The Ring #3, Transnational #4, WBC #4, IBF #4, WBA #6- all at 160; 38-3, 33 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
Marcos Reyes (35-5, 26 KOs)
- Both fighters weighed in at 163.
- Reyes lost a point for hitting after the bell sounded ending the eighth round.
- The scores were 99-90, 99-90, and 98-91.

Non-title Super Middleweight Bout-
WBO World junior middleweight champion/Ring Magazine World middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (TTR #1, Transnational #1- both at 154; Transnational #3, TTR #5- both at 160; The Ring #8 P4P, TTR #11 P4P; 49-1-1, 34 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. (WBC #6, TTR #9; 50-3-1, 1 ND, 32 KOs)
- The bout was fought with a contractually agreed upon weight limit of 164.5 pounds in effect. Both fighters weighed in at 164.
- Alvarez dominated and won by three 120-108 scores.
 
Article By: Ken Pollitt