Friday 26 August 2011
Donbass Arena, Donetsk, Ukraine
SENCHENKO RETAINED WBA WELTERWEIGHT TITLE
Ukrainian Vyacheslav Senchenko successfully keept his WBA welterweight world belt winning by sixth round TKO over Venezuelan challenger Marco Antonio Avendano, in his third successful defence.
Senchenko, 33 years-old, remained undefeated when the referee Steve Smoger stepped in to stop the fight after the champion had sent Avendano, 28 years-old, sprawling to the canvas with a flurry of blows after 2:40 of the sixth round.
Other world 147-pound champions are: Manny Pacquiao (WBO super champion), Jan Zaveck (IBF) e Victor Ortiz (WBC)
BALZSAY NEW WBA JR.MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION
Hungarian Karoly Balzsay, former WBO 168-lbs titleholder, is the new WBA super-middleweight regular world champion, winning a unanimous decision over Ukrainian Stas Kashtanov.
Scores were 116-111 (Jean-Louis Legland), 115-113 (Pasquale Procopio) and 115-114 (Stefano Carozza).
The WBA super-middleweight regular crown was vacant.
American Andre Ward is the current “super” WBA world champion, while the Irishman Brian Magee is the interim champion of the organization.
(Kiladze retained WBA Inter-Continental cruiserweight title)
Scores: 120-106, 120-106 and 120-106
(Mendoza won vacant WBA International super-lightweight title)
(Yefimovich retained WBA Inter-Continental featherweight title)
Scores: 119-110, 119-110 and 118-110
(Karpets retained Ukrainian super-welterweight title)
Senchenko retains WBA title
Viacheslav Senchenko retained his WBA welterweight title when he stopped Marco Antonio Avendano in the sixth round in Donetsk, Ukraine, on Friday night.
Senchenko defeats Avendano to keep WBA crown
DONETSK, Ukraine -- Ukraine's Viacheslav Senchenko retained his WBA welterweight title when he stopped Venezuelan veteran Marco Avendano in the sixth round on Friday night.
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