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2020-09-08
TTR RANKED FIGHTERS IN ACTION- September 5 & 6- Herring, Benavides, Ugas, and Akhmedov Win
Pictured: U. S. Marine Corps veteran Jamel "Semper Fi" Herring


During the two-day period of Saturday, September 5 and Sunday, September 6, four fighters ranked by TTR as being among the best currently campaigning in their respective weight classes were in action. All four, Jamel Herring, Leyman Benavides, Yordenis Ugas, and Batyr Akhmedov, were victorious.

In addition, during the three-day period of Thursday, September 3 through Saturday, September 5, three bouts featuring fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's rankings took place. Those bouts were won by Aslambek Idigov, Samir Ziani, and Jesse Rodriguez.


TTR RANKED FIGHTERS IN ACTION:

Saturday, September 5, 2020-

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA-

WBO World Junior Lightweight Title-
Champion Jamel Herring (The Ring #3, TTR #4, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #4; 22-2, 10 KOs)
DQ-8 3:00
Jonathan Oquendo (WBO #12; 31-7, 19 KOs)
- Herring floored Oquendo in round 3.
- Oquendo was disqualified for repeatedly headbutting Herring intentionally.

Managua, Nicaragua-

Non-title Flyweight Bout-
WBA Gold minimumweight champion Leyman Benavides (IBF #9, TTR #10, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #10, WBO #13, WBC #23- all at 105; 18-6-1, 3 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 6
Natanael Rocha (4-7, 1 NC, 2 KOs)
- The scores were 60-54, 59-55, and 60-54.

Sunday, September 6, 2020-

Los Angeles, California, USA-

Vacant WBA World Welterweight Title-
Yordenis Ugas (WBA #2, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #5, WBO #5, TTR #6, The Ring #7; 26-4, 12 KOs)
Split Dec. 12
Abel Ramos (WBA #6; 26-4-2, 20 KOs)
- The scores were 115-113 for Ugas, 117-111 for Ramos, and 115-113 for Ugas.
- The scores that were in Ugas' favor seemed too close and the one turned in by Lou Moret that had Ramos winning was mind-boggling. Many observers had Ugas winning all 12 rounds.

Super Lightweight Bout-
Batyr Akhmedov (WBA #5, TTR #11, WBC #16; 8-1, 7 KOs)
KO-1 2:19
Rey Perez (24-12, 8 KOs)
- Akhmedov decked Perez twice.


BOUTS FEATURING FIGHTERS NOT CURRENTLY RANKED BY TTR WHICH MAY IMPACT TTR'S RANKINGS:

Thursday, September 3, 2020-

Grozny, Russia-

WBO Europe Super Middleweight Title-
Champion Aslambek Idigov (WBO #6, IBF #14; 19-0, 7 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
Stanislav Kashtanov (36-6, 21 KOs)
- The scores were 98-92, 98-92, and 97-93.

Saturday, September 5, 2020-

South Kirkby, Yorkshire, England-

EBU European Super Featherweight Title-
Champion Samir Ziani (IBF #12, WBC #15; 32-3-1, 7 KOs)
TKO-12 2:51
Alex Dilmaghani (19-2-1, 8 KOs)
- Ziani dropped Dilmaghani in round 12.

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA-

Light Flyweight Bout-
Jesse Rodriguez (WBA #3, WBO #3, WBC #27; 12-0, 8 KOs)
TKO-1 2:03
Janiel Rivera (18-7-3, 11 KOs)
- Rodriguez floored Rivera three times.
 
Article By: Ken Pollitt