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Kiyose Stops Sithsamerchai/Chudinov Edges Mohammedi
Pictured: Fedor Chudinov

On Saturday, July 21, two bouts featuring fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's rankings in the future were held. In a bantamweight contest, former WBC World minimumweight champion Oleydong Sithsamerchai (birth name: Kittipong Jaigrajang) was stopped by up-and-coming prospect Tenta Kiyose while in a bout fought in the super middleweight division, former WBA Super World super middleweight champ Fedor Chudinov retained the WBA International title with a 12-round, split decision over tough veteran Nadjib Mohammedi.

Himeji, Hyogo, Japan-

Non-title Bantamweight Bout-
WBC Youth World super bantamweight champion Tenta Kiyose (WBC #39 at 122; 15-2-1, 7 KOs)
TKO-7 3:00
Oleydong Sithsamerchai (birth name: Kittipong Jaigrajang; AKA Oleydong CP Freshmart; WBA #9 at 118; WBC #18 at 115; 68-2-1, 28 KOs)
- Although ranked by the WBC as a super bantamweight, Kiyose is ranked as a bantamweight by the OPBF (#7), the WBO Asia-Pacific (#9), and the Japan Boxing Commission (#11).
- Kiyose weighed in at 117 1/2; Sithsamerchai at 118.
- This was Sithsamerchai's first defeat since February 11, 2011 when he lost the WBC World minimumweight title to Kazuto Ioka by TKO-5. He had won 33 consecutive bouts since then.

Moscow, Russia-

WBA International Super Middleweight Title-
Champion Fedor Chudinov (WBA #1, IBF #5, WBC #9; 18-2, 12 KOs)
Split Dec. 12
Nadjib Mohammedi (WBC #7, IBF #12, WBA #13; 40-6, 23 KOs)
- The scores were 115-113 for Chudinov, 118-111 for Mohammedi, and 116-112 for Chudinov.

Article By: Ken Politt