Matthysse vs Kiram Results And More – At long last, Argentina’s popular veteran Lucas Martin Matthysse has a world title around his waist. Matthysse grabbed the vacant WBA welterweight world title last night on HBO boxing when he took out Thailand’s Tewa Kiram in Round 8. Kiram’s gameplan seemed to frustrate Matthysse until he changed everything with one big punch.
In the co-feature, WBA world lightweight champion Jorge Linares cruised to a comfortable unanimous decision over Mercito Gesta. Gesta was unable to break through the rangy defense of Linares, who unloaded combinations from all angles at will. Linares was looking to shine as big money fights await him and the book is open on what is next for him.
The complete results from the live event appear below and you can catch highlights in this latest TBC report. Also, don’t miss “Usyk vs Briedis – WBSS Quick Results From Riga” for more results from Saturday’s boxing action.
Saturday, January 27th, 2018 – Forum, Inglewood, CA
147 LBS 12 RDS; Lucas Martin Matthysse def Tewa Kiram via KO in RD 8 @1:21.
135 LBS 12 RDS: Jorge Linares def Mercito Gesta via UD (118-110,118-110,117-111)
126 LBS 8 RDS: Francisco Esparza def Tenochtitlan Nava via TKO in RD 6.
126 LBS 6 RDS: Ferdinand Kerobyan def Lucious Johnson via UD ( 59-54 59-54 59-54).
126 LBS 6 RDS: Francisco Javier Martinez def Danny Lores via UD.
154 LBS 8 RDS: Daquan Arnett def Osbaldo Camacho Gonzales via UD.
140 LBS 8 RDS: Marcelino Nicholas Lopez def Briedis Prescott via TKO in RD 5.
135 LBS 8 RDS: Romero Duno def Osbaldo Yardley Cruz via TKO in RD 1.
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