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TTR RANKED FIGHTERS IN ACTION- August 31- Lomachenko Outpoints Campbell/Povetkin and Lara Win/Edwards-Martinez Ruled No Contest
Pictured: Vasiliy Lomachenko

On Saturday. August 31. six fighters ranked by the participating members of TTR as being among the best currently competing in their respective weight classes were in action. Three, Vasiliy Lomachenko. Alexander Povetkin, and Erislandy Lara, were victorious; one, Luke Campbell, suffered a defeat; and two, Charlie Edwards and Julio Cesar Martinez, were involved in a No Contest.

Greenwich, London, England-

WBO, WBA Super, The Ring, and Vacant WBC World Lightweight Titles-
WBO and The Ring Champion/WBA Super Champion Vasiliy Lomachenko (TTR #1, Transnational #1; TTR #1 P4P, Transnational #1 P4P, The Ring #1 P4P; 14-1, 10 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Luke Campbell (WBC #1, The Ring #2, TTR #6, Transnational #7, WBA #9, WBO #11; 20-2, 16 KOs)
- Lomachenko floored Campbell with a body shot in round 11 and won by the scores of 119-108, 119-108, and 118-109.

WBC World Flyweight Title-
Champion Charlie Edwards (TTR #4, Transnational #4, The Ring #5; 15-1, 1 NC, 6 KOs)
NC-3 1:43
Julio Cesar Martinez (Julio Cesar Martinez Aguilar; WBC #1, The Ring #4, TTR #5, Transnational #5; 14-1, 1 NC, 11 KOs)
- Martinez floored Edwards in round. While Edwards still had a knee on the canvas, Martinez landed a shot to the defending champion's liver. Edwards was counted out and Martinez was announced as the new champion. The replay clearly showed Edwards was fouled and, as a result, the bout was ruled a No Contest.

Vacant WBA International Heavyweight Title-
Alexander Povetkin (Transnational #7, The Ring #7, WBC #7, TTR #8, WBA #10; 35-2, 24 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Hughie Fury (IBF #13, WBC #20; 23-3, 13 KOs)
- Povetkin won by three 117-111 scores.

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA-

Vacant WBA World Middleweight Title-
Erislandy Lara (WBA #2, The Ring #3, TTR #4, Transnational #5; 26-3-3, 15 KOs)
TKO-2 2:03
Ramon Alvarez (WBA #6; 28-8-3, 1 NC, 16 KOs)
- Lara weighed in at 153 3/4; Alvarez at 158.6.
- The vacant title was available to Lara only because of Alvarez failing to get down to 154, the divisional limit.
Article By: Ken Pollitt