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2021-06-28
TTR RANKED FIGHTERS IN ACTION- June 26- Lomachenko Halts Nakkatani/Alimkhanuly Shuts Out then Stops Brant
Pictured: Vasiliy Lomachenko


On Saturday, June 26, in Las Vegas, Nevada, four fighters ranked by TTR as being among the best currenly campaigning in their respective weight classes were in action. Vasiliy Lomachenko scored a ninth round TKO over Masayoshi Nakatani and Zhanibek Alimkhanuly stopped Rob Brant after eight surprisingly one-sided rounds.


Lightweight Bout-
Vasiliy Lomachenko (TTR #1, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #1, The Ring #1, WBC #1, IBO #1, WBA #2, WBO #2, IBF #5; The Ring #9 P4P, TTR #10 P4P; 15-2, 11 KOs)
TKO-9 1:48
Masayoshi Nakatani (IBO #8, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #9, The Ring #9, WBC #9, WBA #9, TTR #10, IBF #10; 19-2, 13 KOs)
- Lomachenko progressively chopped Nakatani down. Nakatani had his moments but, for the most part, was dominated.
- Lomachenko decked Nakatani in round 5, punished him throughout rounds 6, 7, and 8, and pulverized him in round 9 until referee Celestino Ruiz wisely stopped the massacre.

Middleweight Bout (Non-title)-
Zhanibek Alimkhanuly (WBO #2, WBC #6, The Ring #9, IBF #9, TTR #11, IBO #14; 10-0, 6 KOs)
TKO-8 3:00
Rob Brant (Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #7, The Ring #8, IBO #8, TTR #9, WBO #12; 26-3, 18 KOs)
- Alimkhanuly's WBO Global and WBC Continental Americas titles were not on the line.
- Alimkhanuly decked Brant in round 6 and was leading by three 80-71 scores at the time of the stoppage.
 
Article By: Ken Pollitt