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2021-03-02
TTR RANKED FIGHTERS IN ACTION- February 26 & 27- Rodriguez, Parker, Alvarez, and Arroyo Won/Taduran Lost
Pictured: Saul "Canelo" Alvarez


During the two-day period of Friday, February 26 and Saturday, February 27, five fighters ranked by TTR as being among the best currently campaigning in their respective weight classes were in action. Four, Francisco Rodriguez, Jr., Joseph Parker, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, and McWilliams Arroyo, were victorious while one, Pedro Taduran, was defeated.


Friday, February 26, 2021-

Tapla de Allende, Jalisco, Mexico-

Super Flyweight Bout-
Francisco Rodriguez, Jr. (WBO #2, WBA #4, IBF #5, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #7, The Ring #7, TTR #8- all at 115; WBC #2 at 112; 34-4-1, 24 KOs)
Split Dec. 10
Martin Tecuapetla (15-14-4, 10 KOs/15-13-4, 1 NC, 10 KOs as per BoxRec)
- The scores were 97-93 and 97-95 for Rodriguez and 98-95 for Tecuapetla.

Saturday, February 27, 2021-

General Santos City, Cotabato del Sur, Philippines-

IBF World Mini-Flyweight Title-
Rene Mark Cuarto (IBF #3; 19-2-2, 11 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Pedro Taduran (TTR #8, The Ring #9; 14-3-1, 11 KOs)
- Cuarto won by three 115-113 scores.

Auckland, New Zealand-

Vacant WBO Oriental Heavyweight Title-
Joseph Parker (WBO #3, IBF #6, The Ring #7, WBC #7, TTR #8; 28-2, 21 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Junior Fa (Uaine Fa, Jr.; WBO #5, IBF #9, WBC #31; 19-1, 10 KOs)
- The scores were 115-113, 117-111, and 119-109.

Miami Gardens, Florida, USA-

WBA Super World, WBC World, and The Ring World Super Middleweight Titles-
Super champion/Champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (TTR #1, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #1, The Ring #1- all at 168; Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #2 at 175; TTR #1 P4P, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #1 P4P, The Ring #1 P4P; 55-1-2, 37 KOs)
TKO-3 3:00
Avni Yildirim (WBC #2, WBA #9; 21-3, 12 KOs)

Vacant WBC Interim World Flyweight Title-
McWilliams Arroyo (WBC #1, The Ring #10, TTR #12- all at 112; WBO #4 at 115; 21-4, 16 KOs)
TKO-5 1:41
Abraham Rodriguez (WBC #3, WBO #15- both at 105; IBF #4 at 108; 27-3, 13 KOs)
- Rodriguez was a late substitute. Arroyo was originally scheduled to challenge for the WBC World flyweight title held by Julio Cesar Martinez (TTR #2, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #2, The Ring #2; 17-1, 1 ND, 13 KOs).
 
Article By: Ken Pollitt