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2020-10-13
Hughes, Alimkhanuly, and Abe Score Significant Victories
Pictured: Maxi Hughes


During the 5-day period of Friday, October 9 through Tuesday, October 13, three bouts featuring fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's rankings took place. The winners of those bouts were Maxi Hughes, Zhanibek Alimkhanuly, and Reiya Abe.


Friday, October 9, 2020-

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-

WBC International Lightweight Title-
Maxi Hughes (22-5-2, 4 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
Champion Viktor Kotochigov (WBC #14; 12-1, 5 KOs)
- Hughes hurt Kotochigov in round 2, decked him with an uppercut in round 3, and hurt him again in round 8.
- Kotochigov had his moments but did not have enough of them to prevent Hughes from scoring his second consecutive major upset.
- Hughes, who unanimously outpointed Jono Carroll on August 12, dethroned Kotochigov by the scores of 96-93, 97-92, and 95-94.

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA-

Vacant WBO Global Middleweight Title-
Zhanibek Alimkhanuly (also listed as Janibek Alimkhanuly; WBO #4, WBC #9, IBF #11, WBA #15; 9-0, 5 KOs)
KO-2 0:59
Gonzalo Gaston Coria (16-4, 6 KOs)
- Alimkhanuly's WBC Continental Americas title was not on the line.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020-

Tokyo, Japan-

Super Featherweight Bout-
Reiya Abe (IBF #10, WBC #22- both at 126; 20-3-1, 9 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 8
Ren Sasaki (10-1, 6 KOs)
- Abe, also ranked #2 at 126 by the JBC and #3 at 126 by the OPBF, weighed in at 127. Sasaki, ranked #7 at 126 by the JBC, weighed in at 126 1/2.
- The scores were 78-74, 78-74, and 77-75.
 
Article By: Ken Pollitt