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Hatley, Patera, Tyira, Baleni, Villar, Riakporhe, and Vazquez Chalk Up Significant Wins
Pictured: cruiserweight Richard Riakporhe

During the three-day period of Thursday, September 30 through Saturday, October 2, seven bouts featuring fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's rankings took place. The winners of those matches were Charles Hatley, Francesco Patera, Nhanhla Tyira, Siphamandla Baleni, Azael Villar, Richard Riakporhe, and Miguel Vazquez.

Thursday, September 30, 2021-

Dallas, Texas, USA-

Super Welterweight Bout-
Charles Hatley (30-2-1, 21 KOs)
TKO-10 2:36
Fredrick Lawson (28-3, 21 KOs)
- Hatley won the vacant WBC USNBC title.

Friday, October 1, 2021-

Milan, Lombardia, Italy-

Lightweight Bout-
Francesco Patera (25-3, 9 KOs)
Devis Boschiero (49-7-2, 22 KOs)
- Patera won the vacant WBO Inter-Continental title.

East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa-

Junior Flyweight Bout-
Nhlanhla Tyira (6-1, 2 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Jaysever Abcede (20-10, 12 KOs)
- The bout was fought for the vacant WBO Global title.
- Abcede knocked Tyira down in round one but Tyira recovered and went on to outpoint the Filipino veteran by the scores of 117-110, 117-110, and 116-111.

Junior Flyweight Bout-
Siphamandla Baleni (18-3-2, 6 KOs)
Maj. Dec. 12
Mpumelelo Tshebalala (5-1, 3 KOs)
- The scores were 116-113, 116-112, and 114-114.
- Baleni retained the South African title.

Panama City, Panama-

Junior Flyweight Bout-
Azael Villar (17-1-3, 13 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
David Martinez (10-5-1, 6 KOs)
- This bout was fought for the vacant WBC FECARBOX light flyweight title.
- Villar won by the scores of 97-93, 97-93, and 98-94.

Saturday, October 2, 2021-

Wembley, London, England-

Cruiserweight Bout-
Richard Riakporhe (12-0, 8 KOs)
PTS. 8
Krzysztof Twardowski(9-3, 6 KOs)
- Riakporhe, who owns wins over Tommy McCarthy and Chris Billam-Smith, was fighting for the first time since his UD 12 win over Jack Massey on December 19, 2019.
- Twardowski, who owns a win over Krzysztof Zimnoch, was fighting for the first time since his MD 8 win over Piotr Podlucki on September 26, 2019.
- Riakporhe dropped Twardowski in round 8 and went on to win by a 79-72 score.

Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico-

Lightweight Bout-
Miguel Vazquez (44-10, 17 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
Oscar Flores (30-4-2, 19 KOs)
- This bout was fought for the vacant WBA Fedelatin title.
- Vazquez won by the scores of 99-91, 96-94, and 98-92.

Article By: Ken Pollitt