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2021-05-02
TTR RANKED FIGHTERS IN ACTION- May 1- Parker, Bivol, Eubank, Ruiz, Lara and Ramirez Win
Pictured: Joseph Parker


On Saturday, May 1, seven boxers ranked by TTR as being among the best currently fighting in their respective divisions were in action. Six, Joseph Parker, Dmitry Bivol, Chris Eubank, Jr., Andy Ruiz, Jr., Erislandy Lara, and Eduardo Ramirez, chalked up wins while one, Dereck Chisora, lost a somewhat controversial decision to Parker.


Manchester, Lancashire, England-

Vacant WBO Inter-Continental Heavyweight Title-
Joseph Parker (WBO #3, The Ring #5, WBC #6, IBF #6, TTR #7, IBO #8, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #9; 29-2, 21 KOs)
Split Dec. 12
Dereck Chisora (IBO #10, TTR #15, WBC #15; 32-11, 23 KOs)
- Chisora decked Parker in round one.
- The scores were 115-113 for Parker, 115-113 for Chisora, and 116-111 for Parker.

WBA Super World Light Heavyweight Title-
Super Champion Dmitry Bivol (TTR #1, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #1, The Ring #2; 18-0, 11 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Craig "Spider" Richards (WBA #5, IBF #7; 16-2-1, 9 KOs)
- The scores were 115-114, 115-113, and 118-110.

Non-title Middleweight Bout-
WBA Interim World champion Chris Eubank, Jr. (WBA #1, IBO #1, The Ring #6, TTR #8, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #10; 30-2, 22 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
Marcus Morrison (23-4, 16 KOs)
- Eubank won by three 98-92 scores.

Carson, California, USA-

WBA World Heavyweight Title Eliminator-
Andy Ruiz, Jr. (IBO #3, TTR #4, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #4, WBC #4, WBA #5, WBO #5, The Ring #6; 34-2, 22 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Chris Arreola (WBA #9; 38-7-1, 2 NDs, 33 KOs)
- Ruiz recovered from a second round knockdown to win by the scores of 118-109, 118-109, and 117-110.

Vacant WBA World Middleweight Title-
Erislandy Lara (The Ring #2, TTR #3, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #6- all at 154; 28-3-3, 16 KOs)
KO-1 1:20
Thomas "Cornflake" Lamanna (WBA #6; 30-5-1, 12 KOs)
- Lara's WBA and IBO World super welterweight titles were not on the line.
- Lara dropped Lamanna with a left. Referee Thomas Taylor, seeing Lamanna was in no condition to continue, stopped the bout immediately without issuing a count.

Vacant WBA Interim World Featherweight Title-
Eduardo Ramirez (WBA #1, IBO #7, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #10, TTR #11; 25-2-3, 1 NC, 12 KOs)
KO-3 1:16
Isaac Avelar (WBA #8; 17-3, 10 KOs)
 
Article By: Ken Pollitt