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Saturday's "Other" Fights: Mormeck, Holyfield, Brock, Krasniqi, Dimitrenko win

Saturday night had more than just the Barrera/Marquez card in Vegas -- we also saw some heavyweight action, and the fight to be the top dog in the cruiserweight division.

In France, Jean-Marc Mormeck beat O'Neil Bell by unanimous decision, with scores of 115-113, 115-113, and 116-112, improving his record to 33-3 and avenging a 10th round KO loss to Bell that came in January of last year. Chances would seem at least decent that Mormeck/Bell will become a trilogy, not that many care about the cruiserweight division.

In Corpus Christi, Evander Holyfield and Calvin Brock were early knockout winners, with Holyfield dropping Vinny Madalone in the third round, and Brock beating tomato can Ralph West two minutes and forty-nine seconds after the bell rang to start the fight. Neither win proves much of anything, but Brock needed to get back into the ring and is still a legitimate contender, and Holyfield is Holyfield. Is it wrong of me to have a strange desire to see Valuev/Holyfield? Gigantic Russian against tiny, aging, valiant American with more guts than brains? Come on.

The crowd in Stuggart, Germany, saw Luan Krasniqi take a unanimous decision over Brian Minto, the American that quickly ended Axel Schulz's comeback bid, along with Alexander Dimitrenko improving to 25-0 with a seventh round knockout of Danny Batchelder. Taras Bidenko beat Fernely Feliz in another heavyweight bout, and bantamweights Wladimir Sidorenko (19-0-2) and Ricardo Cordoba (29-1-2) fought to a draw.

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