TTR Challenge #24 - Standings after Week 21

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TTR Challenge #24 - Standings after Week 21

Post by gilgamesh » Fri May 05, 2017 2:45 pm

RESULTS and POINTS BREAKDOWN:

Fight #1- JEOPARDY FIGHT-
WBA Inter-Continental Heavyweight Title-
Champion Kubrat Pulev (IBF #2, The Ring #3, WBC #3, TTR #5, Transnational #5, WBO #5, WBA #9; 25-1, 13 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Kevin Johnson (30-8-1, 14 KOs)
- The scores were 119-109, 120-108, and 120-108.
- 7 points for picking Pulev plus 2 points for picking him by decision


Fight #2- Vacant IBF World Flyweight Title-
Donnie Nietes (TTR #2, Transnational #3, The Ring #3, IBF #3; 40-1-4, 22 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Eaktawan Krungthepthonburi (birth name: Komgrich Nantapech; AKA Eaktwan BTU Ruaviking; IBF #4; 22-4, 15 KOs)
- The scores for the hard-fought contest were 117-111, 117-111, and 115-113.
- Nietes captured his third divisional world championship having previously held the WBO titles at 105 and 108.
.....9 points for picking Nietes plus 2 points for picking him by decision

Fight #3- BONUS FIGHT-
IBF, Vacant WBA Super, and Vacant IBO World Heavyweight Titles-
IBF champion Anthony Joshua (TTR #1, Transnational #1, The Ring #5; 19-0, 19 KOs)
TKO-11 2:25
Wladimir Klitschko (The Ring #1, WBA #2, IBF #3; 64-5, 53 KOs)
- The IBO #1 ranked Klitschko was down in round 5 but rallied and floored Joshua in round 6.
- After ten rounds, two of the judges had Joshua ahead by the respective scores of 96-93 and 95-93 while the third judge had Klitschko leading, 95-93.
- Both Steve Farhood of Showtime and I had Klitschko ahead by one point, 95-94, going into the 11th round.
- In the 11th, Joshua decked Klitschko twice and had him under pressure again when referee David Fields stepped in and stopped the contest.
.....20 points for picking Joshua plus 4 points for picking him by KO/TKO

Fight #4- IBF World Featherweight Title Eliminator-
Scott Quigg (WBC #5, IBF #5, TTR #8, WBA #8, Transnational #9; 33-1-2, 24 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Viorel Simion (IBF #4; 21-2, 9 KOs)
- Quigg's WBA International title was not on the line.
- The scores were 117-111, 117-111, and 115-113.
.....9 points for picking Quigg plus 2 points for picking him by decision

Fight #5- WBA World Lightweight Title Eliminator-
Luke Campbell (WBC #2, WBA #7, IBF #9, TTR #10; 17-1, 14 KOs)
TKO-9 1:28
Darleys Perez (WBA #1, TTR #11; 33-3-2, 21 KOs)
- Campbell's WBC Silver title was not on the line.
- Campbell weighed in at 134 3/4; Perez at 136 1/4. Perez was therefore ineligible to retain the WBA's #1 ranking. The #1 spot was available to Campbell only.
.....10 points for picking Campbell plus 2 points for picking him by KO/TKO


Fight #6- WBA Interim and Vacant IBO World Featherweight Titles-
Claudio "The Matrix" Marrero (WBA #3, WBC #6; 22-1, 16 KOs)
KO-1 1:30
WBA Interim champion Carlos Zambrano (WBA #1; 26-1, 11 KOs)
- This was Zambrano's first bout since his UD 12 win over Jose Sanmartin on August 1, 2015.
- The southpaw Marrero, ranked #17 by the IBO, dropped Zambrano with a left cross. The Peruvian veteran was unable to beat referee Vic Drakulich's ten-count.
.....10 points for picking Marrero plus 2 points for picking him by KO/TKO




High Score of the Week was gilgamesh with 77 points.

Lead Changes: gilgamesh moves into 2nd place, and DBO moves into 3rd as kewlmodee drops down to 4th. mannymac moves into a tie at #6 with straycat.




Player-Points-Total

1. KSTAT124-73-1205
2. gilgamesh-77-1145
3. DBO-73-1140
4. kewlmodee-61-1130
5. 5_burowz-43-1088
6. straycat-39-1041
6 (t). mannymac-54-1041
8. marciano1952-DNP-511
9. tainos-DNP-231
10. chef97-DNP-140
11. ceelowsback-DNP-130
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