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Pictured: heavyweight contender Tony Yoka

During the two-day period of Friday, November 27 and Saturday, November 28, four bouts featuring fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's rankings took place. Those bouts were won by 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Tony Yoka, the now IBO World super featherweight champion Michael Magnesi, 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist and now IBF Intercontinental welterweight champion Daniyar Yeleussinov, and reigning WBO Asia Pacific featherweight champ Musashi Mori.

Friday, November 27, 2020-

Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, France-

Heavyweight Bout-
Tony Yoka (IBF #10, WBC #18; 9-0, 7 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
Christian Hammer (25-7, 15 KOs)
- Yoka, who represented France in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics and who won a Gold Medal in the latter, outpointed Hammer by three 100-89 scores.

Fondi, Lazio, Italy-

Vacant IBO World Super Featherweight Title-
Michael Magnesi (WBC #27; 18-0, 10 KOs)
TKO-5 2:32
Patrick Kinigamazi (32-3, 4 KOs)
- Kinigamazi's World Boxing Federation World title was not on the line for this bout.
- Magnesi came into the bout as the IBO Intercontinental champion and, as such, is listed by the IBO above their top 100 super featherweight contenders.
- Magnesi dropped the IBO #31 ranked Kinigamazi in round 3 and in round 5.
- As a result of Kinigamazi's loss, the World Boxing Federation declared that their title was now vacant.

Hollywood, Florida, USA-

Vacant IBF Intercontinental Welterweight Title-
Daniyar Yeleussinov (WBC #33; 10-0, 6 KOs)
TKO-2 1:24
Julius Indongo (23-3, 12 KOs)
- In the IBF's most recent Intercontinental ratings, Indongo and Yeleussinov were listed at #7 and #8 at 147 respectively.
- Yeleussinov weighed in at 146 1/2; Indongo, the former WBA, IBF, and IBO unified champion at 140 pounds, at 146 1/4.
- Yeleussinov, a two-time Olympian (2012, 2016) who won a Gold Medal in 2016, knocked down the 37-year-old "Blue Machine" twice- once in round 1 and once in round 2.

Saturday, November 28, 2020-

Tokyo, Japan-

WBO Asia Pacific Featherweight Title-
Champion Musashi Mori (WBO #4, WBC #26; 12-0, 7 KOs)
TKO-11 1:39
Tsuyoshi Tameda (21-6-2, 19 KOs)
- By stopping the JBC #7 ranked Tameda, Mori chalked up his third successful defense of the Asia Pacific title.
Article By: Ken Pollitt