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2021-03-19
Fierro Upsets Machado/McGregor Demolishes Guerfi
Pictured: Angel "Tashiro" Fierro


During the two-day period of Thursday, March 18 and Friday, March 19, two bouts featuring fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's rankings took place. Those bouts were won, emphatically, by Angel Fierro and Lee McGregor.


Thursday, March 18, 2021-

Salinas, Puerto Rico-

Vacant WBO NABO Lightweight Title-
Angel Fierro (18-1-1, 14 KOs)
KO-6 0:47
Alberto Machado (WBO #12, WBA #13; 22-3, 18 KOs)
- Former WBA World super featherweight champion Machado, a southpaw, decked Fierro with right hooks in round 1 and again in round 2.
- The 22-yearold Fierro turned the bout around in rounds 4 and 5 with a fierce body attack.
- In round 6, Fierro hurt Machado to the body and knocked him out with a left hook to the jaw.

Friday, March 19, 2021-

Bolton, Lancashire, England-

EBU European Bantamweight Title-
Lee McGregor (IBF #4, WBC #19; 10-0, 8 KOs)
TKO-1 2:43
Champion Karim Guerfi (IBF #8, WBC #16; 29-5, 1 ND, 9 KOs)
- McGregor's BBBofC British and Commonwealth titles were not on the line.
- The 24-year-old McGregor added the EBU European title to his collection by flooring the defending three-time European champion three times.
 
Article By: Ken Pollitt