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2019-06-04
TTR RANKED FIGHTERS IN ACTION- May 31 & 6/1- Andy Ruiz Upsets Anthony Joshua; Menayothin, Smith, and Rodriguez Win
Pictured: Andy Ruiz, Jr.


During the two-day period of Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1, nine boxers ranked by the participating members of TTR as being among the best currently fighting in their respective weight classes were in action. Four, Wanheng Menayothin, Andy Ruiz, Jr., Callum Smith, and Francisco Rodriguez, Jr., were victorious; four, Tatsuya Fukuhara, Anthony Joshua, Hassan N'Dam, and Hugo Centeno, Jr., lost; and one, Ray Robinson, fought to a draw.

Friday, May 31, 2019-

Chachoengsao, Thailand-

WBC World Minimumweight Title-
Champion Wanheng Menayothin (birth name: Chayaphon Moonsri; TTR #1, Transnational #1, The Ring #2; 53-0, 18 KOs)

Unan. Tech. Dec. 8
Tatsuya Fukuhara (WBC #4, The Ring #8, TTR #9; 21-7-6, 7 KOs)
- Menayothin was cut over his right eye as the result of an accidental clash of heads.
- The scores were 79-73, 78-74, and 78-74.
- Menayothin is now 12-0 in world title bouts and 4-0 versus former or reigning world champions.

Saturday, June 1, 2019-

New York, New York, USA-

IBF, WBO, and IBO World Heavyweight Titles/WBA Super World Heavyweight Title-
Andy Ruiz, Jr. (WBA #5, TTR #9, WBO #11, IBF #15; 33-1, 22 KOs)
TKO-7 1:27
Champion/Super Champion Anthony Joshua (TTR #1, Transnational #1, The Ring #1; 22-1, 21 KOs)
- The IBO #11 ranked Ruiz was knocked down in the third round but recovered and floored Joshua twice before the round was over. He decked Joshua two more times in round 7 resulting in referee Michael Griffin stopping the bout.

WBA Super World Super Middleweight Title/Ring Magazine World Super Middleweight Title/WBC Diamond Super Middleweight Title-
Super Champion/Champion Callum Smith (TTR #1, Transnational #1; 26-0, 19 KOs)
TKO-3 2:56
Hassan N'Dam (Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam; Transnational #9, The Ring #9, TTR #12- all at 160; WBA #13 at 168; 37-4, 21 KOs)
- Smith floored N'Dam in round 1, in round 2, and in round 3.

WBA International Welterweight Title-
Champion Josh Kelly (WBA #9, WBC #21; 9-0-1, 6 KOs)
Maj. Dec. Draw 10
Ray Robinson (TTR #11, WBC #13, WBO #15; 24-3-2, 12 KOs)
- The scores were 96-94 for Kelly, 95-95, and 95-95.

San Jacinto, California, USA-

Middleweight Bout-
Willie Monroe, Jr. (24-3, 6 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
Hugo Centeno, Jr. (TTR #14, WBC #14; 27-3, 1 NC, 14 KOs)
- The scores were 98-92, 97-93, and 96-94.

Linares, Nuevo Leon, Mexico-

Vacant WBC International Silver Flyweight Title-
Francisco "Chihuas" Rodriguez, Jr. (WBC #5, WBO #6, The Ring #9, TTR #10; 31-4-1, 22 KOs)
KO-2
David Barreto (WBC #36; 12-1, 12 KOs)
- Rodriguez floored Barreto four times- twice in round one and twice in round two.
 
Article By: Ken Pollitt