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Butler and Durodola Win; Both May Re-Enter TTR's Rankings
Pictured: Paul Butler

During the two-day period of Sunday, October 18 and Monday, October 19, two bouts featuring fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's rankings took place. Those bouts were won by former IBF World bantamweight champion Paul Butler and veteran cruiserweight Olanrewaju Durodola.

Sunday, October 18, 2020-

South Kirby, Yorkshire, England-

Bantamweight Bout-
Paul Butler (IBF #3, WBC #11; 31-2, 15 KOs)
PTS. 8
Ryan Walker (11-3, 2 KOs)
- After weighing in at 129 1/4 for his 9/22/19 win over Joseafat Reyes and 126 for his 12/14/19 win over Jose Aguilar, Butler returned to the bantamweight division, tipping the scale at 117 1/4. Walker weighed in at 118.
- The former IBF World champion won by a 79-73 score.

Monday, October 19, 2020-

African Boxing Union Cruiserweight Title-
Champion Olanrewaju Durodola (WBC #3; 34-7, 31 KOs)
Olarewaju Segun (3-1, 2 KOs)
- The 27-year-old Segun was a late substitute. Durodola, 40, was originally scheduled to defend against fellow 40-year-old Nigerian Kabiru Towolawi (13-2, 10 KOs). It would have been the second time Durodola faced off against Towolawi. He had unanimously outpointed Towolawi over 10 rounds on September 20, 2019.
Article By: Ken Pollitt