RESULTS and POINTS BREAKDOWN:
Fight #1- WBA World Super Bantamweight Title Eliminator-
Danny "The Baby Faced Assassin" Roman (WBA #4, WBO #12, WBC #15; 22-2-1, 8 KOs)
Adam "Mantequilla" Lopez (WBA #3, IBF #15, WBC #33; 16-1-1, 8 KOs)
- Roman's WBA NABA title and Lopez' WBA FEDELATIN title were not on the line.
- Roman floored Lopez twice in round 4.
- After the completion of the ninth round, Lopez' trainer Ronnie Shields advised referee Harvey Dock to stop the bout.
- Scoring the bout for TTR's Main Page, I had Roman ahead 89-80 after nine rounds.
.....10 points for picking Roman plus 2 points for picking him by KO/TKO
Fight #2- WBA NABA Middleweight Title-
Champion Rob Brant (WBA #3, WBO #5, IBF #12, WBC #18; 22-0, 15 KOs)
Alexis Hloros (18-6-2, 12 KOs)
- Hloros was a substitute challenger. Brant was originally scheduled to defend against George Carter, Jr. (14-2-1, 7 KOs).
.....8 points for picking Brant plus 2 points for picking him by KO/TKO
Fight #3- EBU European Super Welterweight Title-
Champion Cedric Vitu (WBC #4, IBF #4; 45-2, 18 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Isaac Real (WBC #15; 16-2-1, 9 KOs)
- Vitu was knocked down by a right near the end of round 3 but bounced back to win by the scores of 115-113, 117-111, and 115-112.
- I scored the bout for TTR and had Vitu eking it out, 114-113.
- Full bout video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0a_ApsQP4w
.....8 points for picking Vitu plus 2 points for picking him by decision.
Fight #4- WBC World Minimumweight Title-
Champion Wanheng Menayothin (birth name: Chayaphon Moonsri; TTR #1, Transnational #1, The Ring #1; 45-0, 17 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Melvin Jerusalem (WBC #9, TTR #13; 11-1, 7 KOs)
- All three judges had the bout even, 38-38, after four rounds.
- Referee Celestino Ruiz penalized Jerusalem one point for a low blow in round 8.
- After eight rounds, the judges all had Menayothin ahead, 77-74, 78-74, and 77-74 respectively.
- The point deduction in the eighth round proved to be the difference between a win for Menayothin and a majority draw because the final scores were 114-113, 115-113, and 114-113.
- Scoring the bout for TTR, I also had it even after four rounds, 38-38, Menayothin leading 77-74 after eight, and the champ retaining his title by a 114-113 score.
- This was Menayothin's sixth successful WBC World title defense.
- Full bout video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOCeCPTMcEA
.....9 points for picking Menayothin plus 2 points for picking him by decision.
High Score of the Week is 5_burowz with 41 Points.
Lead Changes: KSTAT drops from the top spot down to #3 which sees DBO rise to #1 and 5_burowz with his 2nd High Score of the Week in a row is right on his heels in 2nd place.