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Mahlangu and Valladares Score Big Wins
Pictured: South African veteran Bongani Mahlangu

During the two-day period of Friday, September 3 and Saturday, September 4, two bouts featuring fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's took place. The winners of those bouts were Bongani Mahlangu and Daniel Valladares.

Friday, September 3, 2021-

Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania-

Super Bantamweight Bout-
Bongani Mahlangu (23-8, 11 KOs)
Tony Rashid (12-2-2, 9 KOs)
- This bout was fought for Rashid's African Boxing Union title.
- Behind on points, the 42-year-old Mahlangu dropped Rashid with an uppercut in round 12. Rashid beat the count but the referee rescued Rashid from Mahlangu's follow-up barrage.

Saturday, September 4, 2021-

Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico-

Light Flyweight Bout-
Daniel Valladares (25-3-1, 15 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
Jose Javier Torrres (15-2, 9 KOs)
- Torres came into the bout holding both the WBC FECOMBOX and NABF titles.
- According to reports, only the NABF title was on the line.
- Valadares won by the scores of 96-93, 97-94, and 95-94.
Article By: Ken Pollitt