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Pictured: Brandon Figueroa

During the two-day period of Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5, ten bouts featuring fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's rankings took place. The winners of those bouts were Brandon Figueroa, William Scull, Rodrigo Fabian Ruiz, Skye Falcon, Melina Maibaum, Ioana Fecioru, Susie Ramadan, Jong Seon Kang, Van Thao Tran, and Olimjon Nazarov.


Saturday, May 4, 2024-

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA-

Featherweight Bout-
Brandon Figueroa ([The Ring #5; 25-1-1, 19 KOs)
KO-9 2:59
Jessie Magdaleno (29-3, 18 KOs)
- This bout was slated to be for Figueroa's WBC Interim World featherweight title.
- Figueroa weighed in at 125 1/2 but Magdaleno failed to make weight. He tipped the scale at 128 1/2 and was therefore ineligible to win the interim title.

Super Middleweight Bout-
William Scull (22-0, 9 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 8
Sean Hemphill (16-2, 10 KOs)
- The scores of 78-73, 76-75, and 79-72.

Buenos Aires, Distrito, Federal, Argentina-

Junior Featherweight Bout-
Rodrigo Fabian Ruiz (19-0, 14 KOs)
TKO-1 2:20
Freddy Lainez (18-5, 13 KOs)
- This bout was fought for Ruiz' IBF Latino junior featherweight title. His South American super bantamweight title was not on the line.

Sunday, May 5, 2024-

Goheung, South Korea-

Featherweight Bout-
Jong Seon Kang (19-1-2, 10 KOs)
TKO-12 2:29
Yu Che Li (9-4-2, 6 KOs)
- This bout was fought for the vacant WBO Global featherweight title.
- Kang, whose OPBF Silver featherweight title was not at stake, was leading by the scores of 107-100, 108-99, and 109-98 going into the 12th round.

Bantamweight Bout-
Van Thao Tran (18-1, 10 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Kongfah CP Freshmart (birth name: Jakrawut Majungoen; 44-5-2, 23 KOs)
- The scores were 120-107, 117-110, and 119-105.
- Tran, nicknamed 'The Trigger', won the vacant WBO Global bantamweight title.

Flyweight Bout-
Olimjon Nazarov (31-5, 16 KOs)
KO-4 1:05
Sarawut Jiamthong (11-5, 10 KOs)
-This bout was fought for the vacant WBO International flyweight title.
- Nazarov had voluntarily relinquished the WBO Oriental flyweight title to challenge for the vacant International championship.


Saturday, May 4, 2024-

Towradji, New South Wales-

Junior Lightweight vs. Junior Featherweight Bout-
Skye Falcon (7-2, 3 KOs)
TKO-5 0:28
junior featherweight Pannaporn Kaewpawong (4-1, 1 KO)
- Ms. Falcon weighed in at 128 1/2 and Ms. Kaewpawong at 121 1/2 for the bout which, according to BoxRec, was fought for the vacant WBA Oceania lightweight title.

Augsberg, Bayern, Germany-

Featherweight vs. Junior Lightweight Bout-
Melina Maibaum (8-0, 3 KOs)
TKO-5 1:35
junior lightweight Thanchanok Pha-Nan (19-10, 11 KOs)
- Ms. Maibaum weighed in at 125 1/4; Ms. Pha-Nan at 130.

Malaga, Andalucia, Spain-

Junior Welterweight Bout-
Ioana Fecioru (6-2, 2 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 6
Jessica Cisneros (3-1, 0 KOs)

Humble, Texas, USA-

Junior Bantamweight Bout-
Susie Ramadan (30-4, 13 KOs)
TKO-4 1:32
Judit Hachbold (5-19, 1 KO)
- This was the 45-year-old 'Susie Q's first bout since her UD 10 loss to Cherneka Johnson on October 16, 2022.
Article By: Ken Pollitt