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TTR RANKED FIGHTERS IN ACTION- October 7 through October 10- Navarrete, Williams, and Lemieux Among Winners
Pictured: Emanuel Navarrete

During the four-day period of Wednesday, October 7 through Saturday, October 10, seven fighters ranked by TTR as being among the best currently competing in their respective weight classes were in action. As previously reported, Mark Vicelles won on Wednesday and Hiroaki Teshigawara was victorious Thursday. On Friday, Emanuel Navarrete outpointed Ruben Villa and on Saturday, Liam Williams and David Lemieux were winners while Dominic Boesel suffered a crushing defeat.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020-

Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines-

Light Flyweight Bout-
Mark Vicelles (Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #9, WBC #10, TTR #12, WBO #13; 12-0-1, 6 KOs)
KO-4 1:47
Junuel Lacar (8-6-3, 6 KOs)
The Vicelles-Lacar bout, held at the IPI Compound in Mandaue City, was the main event of the first professional boxing card held in the Philippines since March 9.
- Vicelles floored Lacar in rounds 2, 3, and 4.

Thursday, October 8, 2020-

Tokyo, Japan-

OPBF Super Bantamweight Title-
Champion Hiroaki Teshigawara (IBF #3, WBC #7, The Ring #8, TTR #13; 22-2-2, 15 KOs)
TKO-6 1:40
Shingo Kawamura (16-6-4, 8 KOs)
- Teshigawara's defense against JBC #11/OPBF #15 ranked Kawamura was the main event on the Dangan Aoki Promotions card at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.
- Teshigawara dominated, winning each round. In the sixth round, Teshigawara dropped Kawamura. The battered challenger beat the referee's count but was stopped moments later.
- This was Teshigawara's fourth successful defense of the OPBF title.

Friday, October 9, 2020-

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA-

Vacant WBO World Featherweight Title-
Emanuel Navarrete (WBO #1, TTR #6- both at 126; Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #2 at 122; 33-1, 28 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Ruben Villa (WBO #2, The Ring #8, TTR #14; 18-1, 5 KOs)
- BoxRec lists Navarrete's record as 32-1, 1 NC, 27 KOs because it lists his 6/20/20 TKO-6 win over Uriel Lopez as a NC.
- Navarrete floored Villa in round one and round four and went on to win by 114-112, 114-112, and 115-111.

Saturday, October 10, 2020-

Stratford, London, England-

BBBofC British Middleweight Title-
Champion Liam Williams (WBO #2, WBC #3, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #9, The Ring #10, TTR #12; 23-2-1, 18 KOs)
KO-1 1:28
Andrew Robinson (24-5-1, 7 KOs)
- Williams knocked out Robinson with a left hook to the body.

Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany-

WBA Interim World and IBO World Light Heavyweight Titles-
Robin Krasniqi (WBA #12, WBC #31- both at 175; IBO #17 at 168; 51-6, 19 KOs)
KO-3 2:25
Interim champion/Champion Dominic Boesel (WBA #1, TTR #9, The Ring #9; 30-2, 12 KOs)
- in the third round, Krasniqi knocked Boesel down with a hard right but the referee mistakenly ruled it a slip. Moments later Krasniqi knocked out the heavily favored Boesel with a devastating right hand.

Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada-

Super Middleweight Bout-
David Lemieux (WBC #3, WBA #4, WBO #5, The Ring #9, TTR #14; 42-4, 35 KOs)
Francy Ntetu (17-4, 4 KOs)
- Lemieux ended the bout with a left hook.
- Ntetu, who was fighting for the first time since his October 13, 2018 TKO-6 loss to Erik Bazinyan, has now lost 4 of his last 5 fights, all KO or TKO.
Article By: Ken Pollitt