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TTR RANKED FIGHTERS IN ACTION- October 18 & 19- Beterbiev Dethrones Gvozdyk; Abdukakhorov and Vargas Win
Pictured: Artur Beterbiev

During the two-day period of Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19; one lineal World champion and three TTR-ranked contenders were in action. Artur Beterbiev stopped Oleksandr Gvozdyk to become the "New Light Heavyweight Champion of the World", welterweight contender Kudratillo Abdukakhorov remained unbeaten, and Francisco Vargas debuted as a lightweight with a split, technical decision victory.

Friday, October 18, 2019-

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA-

Lineal (as recognized by TTR and the International Boxing Research Organization-affiliated Cyber Boxing Zone), WBC, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, and IBF World Light Heavyweight Titles-
IBF champion Artur Beterbiev (TTR #3, Transnational #4, The Ring #4; 15-0, 15 KOs)
TKO-10 2:49
Lineal, WBC, and Transnational Boxing Rankings Board champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk (The Ring #1; 17-1, 14 KOs)
- Beterbiev floored Gvozdyk three times in round 10.

Welterweight Bout-
Kudratillo Abdukakhorov (Qudratillo Abduqaxorov; IBF #1, WBC #6, TTR #9, Transnational #9, The Ring #10, WBO #11; 17-0, 9 KOs)
Unan. Tech. Dec. 10 2:03
Luis Collazo (WBC #31; 39-8, 20 KOs)
- The bout was stopped after the 38-year-old Collazo suffered a bad cut caused by an accidental clash of heads.

Saturday, October 19, 1019-

Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico-

Lightweight Bout-
Francisco Vargas (WBC #6, TTR #8, Transnational #9- all at 130; 26-2-2, 18 KOs)
Split Tech. Dec. 9
Ezequiel Aviles (16-5-3, 6 KOs)
Article By: Ken Pollitt