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TTR RANKED FIGHTERS IN ACTION- October 22 & 23- Araneta, Magramo, Nazarov, Masternak, and Shakur Stevenson Win
Pictured: Shakur Stevenson

During the two-day period of Friday, October 22 and Saturday, October 23, six boxers ranked by TTR as being among the best fighting in their respective weight classes were in action. Five, Christian Araneta, Giemel Magramo, Olimjon Nazarov, Mateusz Masternak, and Shakur Stevenson, emerged victorious while one, Jamel Herring, was defeated (by Stevenson).

Friday, October 22, 2021-

Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines-

Flyweight Bout-
Christian Araneta (TTR #14 at 108; 21-2, 17 KOs)
KO-1 2:25
Arnold Garde (10-11-3, 4 KOs)
- Araneta weighed in at 111 3/4; Garde at 112 1/2.

Saturday, October 23, 2021-

Paranaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines-

Flyweight Bout-
Giemel Magramo (TTR #9, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #9; 25-2, 20 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Jayr Raquinel (12-2-1, 9 KOs)
- The scores were 115-113, 118-110, and 119-109.
- Magramo won the vacant OPBF flyweight title.
- Raquinel failed to regain the title he had lost through inactivity.

Ansan, South Korea-

Flyweight Bout-
Olimjon Nazarov (TTR #20; 26-5, 14 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Michael Mendoza (11-2-2, 4 KOs)
- Nazarov retained the WBO Oriental flyweight title by three 115-113 scores.
- Mendoza's World Boxing Foundation International flyweight title was not at stake.

Zakopane, Poland-

Cruiserweight Bout-
Mateusz Masternak (TTR #7, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #7, The Ring #9; 46-5, 31 KOs)
TKO-4 2:02
Armend Xhoxhaj (12-2, 7 KOs)

Atlanta, Georgia, USA-

Junior Lightweight Bout-
Shakur Stevenson (The Ring #5, TTR #7, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #7; 17-0, 9 KOs)
TKO-10 1:30
Jamel Herring (The Ring #1, TTR #2, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #2; 23-3, 11 KOs)
- The 24-year-old Stevenson performed masterfully and took the WBO World junior lightweight title away from defending champion Herring.

In addition, a bout featuring fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's rankings took place on the same card as the Nazarov-Mendoza bout:

Strawweight Bout-
ArAr Andales (13-2, 5 KOs)
Minh Phat Sam (7-4, 5 KOs)
- Andales won the vacant WBO Oriental mini-flyweight title. His World Boxing Foundation World minimumweight title was not on the line for this bout.

Article By: Ken Pollitt