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Boxing results, August 12 - 17: knockouts galore and barnburners that go the distance

Fights from this past Monday through Saturday are covered, whether they are high profile or obscure.

Welcome to another weekly results column, now in limited edition. See what you missed last week here.  Sorry for the delay with this release, but, shit happens... In fact, as soon as I publish this column I'm working on another results post for a card I attended yesterday.


2013-08-12 Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan

Nihon TV

Shinsuke Yamanaka KO1 Jose Nieves

Yamanaka defended his WBC bantamweight title and yet again in emphatic fashion. I no longer care about a WBA unification between Anselmo Moreno and Koki Kameda. Moreno-Yamanaka needs to happen. But it won't. Why? Well, for one, the Japan Boxing Commission (JBC) doesn't appear to actually recognize Moreno's "super" title and considers Koki the "real" champion. It's like calling Alexander Povetkin the real WBA heavyweight champion. Hilarious, I know. Anyways, according to JBC, Japan now has 3 of the 4 world champions in the bantamweight division. And you know what? Should they try to be really dominant I think Ryosuke Iwasa is good enough to lift the remaining IBF title too.

Akira Yaegashi UD12 Oscar Blanquet (116-110?, 115-111?, 116-110?)

WBC flyweight title

Hozumi Hasegawa TKO1 Genaro Camargo

This was a highlight reel knockout. I'd show you it, but the entire card was blocked out on YouTube and I don't really feel like going through the trouble of another upload elsewhere at this moment...


2013-08-12 Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan


Tadashi Yuba TKO1 Yosuke Kirima

Vacant Japanese light middleweight title


2013-08-14 BB King Blues Club & Grill, New York, New York, USA


Boyd Melson UD8 Jason Thompson (78-73, 78-73, 77-74)

Junior Middleweights

Tor Hamer TKO1 Kertson Manswell

In this heavyweight farce Manswell flopped all over the place and after taking a few shots while he was down pretended like he was knocked out cold. He even pretended that he was hit to the back of the head although replays clearly proved otherwise. Manswell showed a lot more fight in him after it was over than when it was happening.

Donte Strayhorn UD4 Justin Robbins (40-36, 40-36, 40-36)

Michael Doyle TKO1 Neuky Santelises

Sonya Lamonakis UD6 Tanzee Daniel (60-54, 60-54, 59-55)

Patrick Day UD6 Donald Ward (60-54, 60-54, 60-54)

Amos Cowart D6 Chazz McDowell (58-56, 57-57, 57-57)

Lennox Allen UD6 Michael Gbenga (60-54, 59-55, 59-55)

Jeremy Abram UD4 Micah Branch (40-36, 40-36, 40-36)


2013-08-15 The Deck, Essington, Pennsylvania, USA


Charles Hayward UD6 Antonio Liles (60-54, 59-55, 60-54)

I was in attendance for this event and recapped the full card here.

Josue Rivera TKO2 Tyson Maher

Robert Sweeney MD4 Ruben Ortiz (38-38, 39-37, 39-37)

Evincii Dixon KO2 Ramon Ellis

Anthony Stallone Patanella EX3 Maurice Amaro


2013-08-16 Club Social y Deportivo Nahuel, Florencio Varela, Buenos Aires, Argentina

TV Publica

Fernando David Saucedo UD12 Sergio Manuel Medina (116-109, 119-106, 117-108)

Vacant WBC Silver super featherweight title

Isidro Ranoni Prieto UD4 Ramon Carlos Garcia (39-36, 40-35, 40-36)


2013-08-16 Gimnasio Municipal Nº 1, Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut, Argentina


Claudia Andrea Lopez TKO4 Diana Ayala

Vacant IBF female super featherweight title

Cesar David Inalef MD6 Jose Maria Pombo (59-55.5, 57.5-57.5, 58.5-55)

Juan Pablo Sosa UD4 Juan Carlos Hughes (39.5-39, 40-36, 39.5-37.5)


2013-08-16 Viphavade, Surat Thani, Thailand

Thai TV 7

Amnat Ruenroeng TKO4 Takuro Habu

IBF Asia flyweight title

Fahlan Sakkreerin Jr W8 Wilber Andogan


2013-08-16 U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA


Andrzej Fonfara TKO9 Gabriel Campillo

Scott Christ recapped the full televised card here.

Adrian Granados TKO6 Mark Salser

Artur Szpilka TKO5 Mike Mollo


2013-08-17 Club Social y Cultural El Cruce, Malvinas Argentinas, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Sergio Jose Sanders KO7 Abel Nicolas Adriel


Hector Alfredo Avila KO3 Jose Manuel Farias

Referees rarely ever bother to count to 10 these days yet this one found it relevant to follow through after Farias blatantly quit due to a shoulder injury.

Nicolas Dario Lopez UD6 Genaro Quiroga (60-54, 60-56.5, 60-54)

Fernando Diego Arguello UD4 Luis Alberto Vera (38-37.5, 38-36, 39-34.5)

Cristian Javier Medina MD4 Jonatan Javier Spesny (39-39, 39-37, 40-38)


2013-08-17 Plaza de Toros, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Televisa (Mexico) / Fox Sports Español (USA)

Takashi Miura UD12 Sergio Thompson (113-112, 114-110, 114-111)

Who says the Japanese don't travel well in boxing? Thompson showed a lot of heart and toughness and may have won half of the rounds (usually narrowly if at all) but in large got the hell beat out of him, particularly in rounds 2, 6, and 10, all of which could have been scored 10-8 Miura. The fight could have been stopped as early as round 2 when Thompson clearly took too long to respond after his 8 count and again in round 10 when he wobbled around the ring practically the entire round. Furthermore round 6 should have been scored 10-7 Miura as Thompson was clearly knocked down at least twice. But aside from those minor inconsequential details, referee Laurence Cole did a bang up job and took another step closer to the IBHOF...

Nonetheless, this was a hell of a fight and Thompson did drop Miura in round 8 (although Miura got back up and buckled Thompson before the bell rang). And after all was said and done, after Miura defended his WBC super featherweight title and advanced to 26-2-2, it was he who needed to go to the hospital upon vomiting in his dressing room. Despite Miura doing the most damage overall the fight was simply that brutal. Rounds 6 and 8 saw particularly savage 2-way action.

Celina Salazar UD10 Ana Julaton (99-90, 99-90, 99-90)

In yet another surprising women's boxing upset for 2013 former world champion Julaton was out muscled by 24 year old prospect Salazar and completely shut out on the scorecards bar a Salazar point deduction. Ana did a lot of promoting for this fight and was coming off a long layoff, so she may not have been at her best physically, but ultimately her strategy seemed foolhardy regardless. She didn't keep her right hand close enough to her chin to catch Salazar's jab (and moved it even further away as she jabbed back). She kept leaning over on the inside (and Salazar responded by pushing down on her head/back). And because she wouldn't give Salazar angles and fought Salazar head on, she allowed herself to get manhandled (whether it was completely legal or not).

Ultimately, Salazar did lose a point for kidney shots in round 5, but it was too little to make an impact on the scorecards. It's not that Julaton wasn't accomplishing anything offensively, it's just that she couldn't string together effective combinations because she constantly fell in and smothered her work. All due credit to Salazar but Julaton had an off day. She made far too many rookie mistakes to suggest otherwise. She is a multi-time world champion after all. But don't let me rain on Salazar's parade. For all I know she could be the future of the female super bantamweight division. Salazar did nothing to "oooh" and "ahhh" about, but what she did do, she did well, and she did it consistently. She kept a high guard, picked Julaton's shots off, and walked her down.

In any event, hopefully this career setback for Julaton won't hurt her progress with getting women's boxing more respect and attention in the USA. Her hard work will not be forgotten and I wish her the best.

Arely Valente SD10 Yesenia Gomez (98-92, 94-96, 98-92)

WBC Youth female flyweight title

PS: BoxRec lists something different than the announced scorecards for both of the televised female bouts on this card. I can't tell you which is accurate. I can only confirm what I saw / heard.


2013-08-17 El San Juan Resort and Casino, Isla Verde, Puerto Rico

DirecTV (USA) / Azteca 7 (Mexico)

Giovani Segura KO4 Jonathan Gonzalez

Yet another unbeaten Puerto Rican prospect stepped up to the major leagues too soon and bit the dust. But it was fun while it lasted. Segura picked up the interim WBO Latino flyweight title.

Jonathan Oquendo KO4 Miguel Tamayo

Tired of getting his ass handed to him, Tamayo decided he'd stay down until after the referee reached 10, and then leisurely strolled back to his corner. There was no arguing with the referee. He just quit, like a man.


Wait, what? (More on this in my year-end #QuitCounter2013 article)


2013-08-17 Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

BoxNation (UK) / HBO (USA) / TV 1 (Russia)

Sergey Kovalev TKO4 Nathan Cleverly

Scott Christ recapped this bout here. Kovalev snatched the WBO light heavyweight title.

Stephen Smith TKO5 Gary Buckland

Recap. Smith captured the BBBofC British super featherweight title.

Enzo Maccarinelli TKO11 Ovill McKenzie

Recap. Maccarinelli lifted the Commonwealth (British Empire) light heavyweight title.

Craig Evans PTS8 Youssef Al Hamidi (80-73)

Lewis Rees PTS8 Dee Mitchell (80-72)


2013-08-17 Revel Resort, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

HBO (USA) / Sky Sports (UK) / MainEvent (Australia)

Darren Barker SD12 Daniel Geale (113-114, 116-111, 114-113)

As I attended the event live I was able to recap the full card here. Barker lifted the IBF middleweight title, but not without controversy.

Kiko Martinez TKO6 Jhonatan Romero

IBF super bantamweight title

Joel Brunker UD8 Mike Oliver (78-74, 78-74, 78-74)

Yordenys Ugas UD10 John Williams (98-91, 98-91, 99-90)

Ugas won the WBC latin junior interim title, whatever the hell that is. No weight class was specified but Williams weighed in slightly under the junior welterweight limit while Ugas was slightly over.

Thomas Dulorme TKO8 Francisco Figueroa

Jonathan Maicelo KO10 Jose Alejandro Rodriguez


2013-08-17 Laredo Energy Arena, Laredo, Texas, USA

UniMas (USA) / Azteca 7 (Mexico)

Juan Diaz TKO5 Adailton De Jesus

Diaz continues his comeback one small step at a time. Given the climate of the lightweight division, who is to say he can't become world champion again?

Jose Carlos Ramirez TKO1 Mike Maldonado

Ivan Najera UD6 Roger Rosa (59-54, 58-55, 58-55)

Tramaine Williams ND3 Raymond Chacon

An accidental clash of heads opened a major cut on Chacon and the fight had to be stopped. Because 3 rounds weren't completed no decision was rendered.


2013-08-17 Mark C. Marin Center, Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands


John Jackson UD8 Tony Hirsch (79-73, 77-75, 78-74)

This was a closely contested bout between junior middleweights. Jackson improved to 17-1 and kept his name out there as a famous son worth beating to progress from prospect to contender status, much the way Willie Nelson did. All due respect to John and his pretty record, he's just no Julian.

Julius Jackson TKO1 Julius Fogle

Samuel Rogers TKO2 Eduardo Adorno

Rocco Santomauro UD6 Christian Fernandez (59-55, 59-55, 60-54)

Ariel Cabrera Jr RTD1 Arnaldo Decelet

Daniel Rosario Cruz TKO1 Jordan Wisenfeld


#QuitCounter2013 advanced 5 notches and now totals to 133. New additions appear in bold.

2013-01-05 Reyes Sanchez RTD5/TKO6 Ramiro Alcaraz
2013-01-11 Brandon Holmes TKO4 Javier Esparza
2013-01-11 Kwanpichit OnesongchaiGym TKO4 Noli Morales
2013-01-12 Hector Alfredo Avila RTD6/TKO7 Emilio Ezequiel Zarate
2013-01-12 Matias Carlos Adrian Rueda RTD3/TKO4 Sergio Alejandro Blanco
2013-01-18 Brandon Riddell TKO1 Eric McNorris
2013-01-19 Khalid Yafai RTD4 Gonzalo Garcia
2013-01-19 Roberto Feliciano Bolonti RTD7/TKO8 Franco Raul Sanchez
2013-01-23 Delen Parsley RTD2 Tyrone Selders
2013-01-23 Eugene Russell KO1 Granson Clark
2013-01-25 Brian Vera TKO10 Serhiy Dzinziruk
2013-01-25 Edgar Santana TKO3 Eddie Soto
2013-01-25 Franklin Lawrence RTD2 Mark Brown
2013-01-25 Omar Douglas RTD2 David Warren Huffman
2013-01-30 Erick Martinez TKO2 Miguel Angel Garcia Nava
2013-02-01 Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo RTD4 Arief Blader
2013-02-08 Kevin Bizier RTD8 Nate Campbell
2013-02-09 Carlos Gabriel Ozan KO1 Modesto Rodriguez
2013-02-09 Javier Francisco Maciel TKO5 Emilio Julio Julio
2013-02-09 Micki Nielsen KO1 Josef Krivka
2013-02-09 Saul Juarez KO10 Armando Torres
2013-02-16 Brandon Cook RTD3 Raul Saiz
2013-02-16 Demetrius Hopkins RTD6 Charles Whittaker
2013-02-16 Jamel Herring RTD3 Carlos Lopez
2013-02-16 Joel Tambwe Djeko TKO6 Bassam Belkhir
2013-02-21 Czar Amonsot RTD6 Addisu Tebebu
2013-02-21 Patrick Day RTD1 Dominique Foster
2013-02-22 Ariel Vega TKO4 Jose Rodriquez
2013-02-22 Christian Hammer RTD6 Oleksiy Mazikin
2013-02-22 Manuel Charr RTD2 Yakup Saglam
2013-02-22 Simona Galassi RTD2 Gabriella Vicze
2013-02-22 Yunier Dorticos RTD3 Willie Herring
2013-02-23 Chris Avalos RTD4 Jose Luis Araiza
2013-02-26 Petch Kokietgym RTD8 Albert Alcoy
2013-03-01 Michal Syrowatka KO2 Laszlo Robert Balogh
2013-03-02 Genesis Servania TKO7 Angky Angkotta
2013-03-08 Renato De Donato TKO6 Antonio Santoro
2013-03-09 Darren Barker RTD4 Simone Rotolo
2013-03-09 Giovanni De Carolis RTD4 Artem Solomko
2013-03-09 Jon Hill RTD1 Greg Maynard
2013-03-10 Michael McLaughlin RTD1 Jimmy LeBlanc
2013-03-15 Armando Cruz RTD2 / TKO3 Carlos Martin
2013-03-15 Gary Cornish TKO5 Humberto Evora
2013-03-15 Levan Ghvamichava RTD3 Angel Rios
2013-03-15 Sultahn Staton RTD2 Kenneth Brown
2013-03-16 Gustavo David Vittori TKO2 Diego Fernando Neira
2013-03-16 Marco Antonio Periban KO2 Samuel Miller
2013-03-16 Yesica Yolanda Bopp RTD5 Carolina Alvarez
2013-03-22 Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo TKO5 Nathan Bolcio
2013-03-22 Luciano Leonel Cuello RTD7/TKO8 Joaquim Carneiro
2013-03-22 Marc Pagcaliwangan RTD1 Jose Adan Fernandez
2013-03-22 Michael Walsh vs Krisztian Laufer
2013-03-22 Pedro Campa RTD4/TKO5 Ivan Gutierrez
2013-03-23 Robert Stieglitz TKO4 Arthur Abraham
2013-03-25 Petch Kokietgym KO8 Dondon Jimenea
2013-03-29 Josh Wale RTD9 Ashley Lane
2013-03-29 Oleydong Sithsamerchai TKO7 Richard Garcia
2013-03-29 Tony Ingelrest RTD3 Ivica Cukusic
2013-03-30 Apti Davtaev RTD2 Ivan Bogdanov
2013-03-30 Callum Smith RTD1 Iain Jackson
2013-04-06 Azea Augustama RTD2 David McNemar
2013-04-06 Mark de Mori RTD4 Jonathan Pasi
2013-04-06 Roman Skerlo TKO1 Tarik Ipek
2013-04-06 Travis Clark TKO1 Martez Williamson
2013-04-08 Shinsuke Yamanaka TKO12 Malcolm Tunacao
2013-04-09 Saiyok Poompanmuang KO2 Muhammad Sapata
2013-04-12 Mikael Zewski KO2 Daniel Sostre
2013-04-18 Teerachai Kratingdaenggym KO3 Ronnel Esparas
2013-04-19 Andy Townend RTD8 Ben Wager
2013-04-19 Konstantin Airich TKO1 Claudiu George Dinu
2013-04-19 Konstantin Airich TKO1 Wieslaw Kwasniewski
2013-04-20 Artur Szpilka RTD1 Taras Bidenko
2013-04-20 Callum Smith KO1 Ruslans Pojonisevs
2013-04-20 Luis Alejandro Tejerina TKO3 Claudio Esteban Romero
2013-04-26 Mark de Mori TKO1 Iko Dzafic
2013-04-27 Terry Flannigan RTD4 Nate Campbell
2013-05-04 Badou Jack TKO3 Michael Gbenga
2013-05-11 Ricky Burns RTD9 Jose A Gonzalez
2013-05-11 Stephen Simmons RTD3 Michael Sweeney
2013-05-15 Dmitry Kirillov RTD4 Alexander Saltykov
2013-05-15 Tor Hamer TKO3 Maurenzo Smith
2013-05-17 Andrew Gardiner RTD5 Emiliano Cayetano
2013-05-17 Dmitry Chudinov RTD3 Grady Brewer
2013-05-17 James DeGale KO2 Sebastien Demers
2013-05-17 Patomsuk Pathompothong RTD6 Jonas Segu
2013-05-17 Zach Bunce RTD3 Donald Willis
2013-05-18 Betiana Patricia Vinas KO6 Cynthia Munoz
2013-05-18 Haroon Khan TKO1 Vincente Medellin
2013-05-18 Wadi Camacho KO2 Hari Miles
2013-05-24 Jose Cayetano RTD4 Charly Valenzuela
2013-05-25 Genesis Servania KO3 Isack Junior
2013-05-25 Marcos Antonio Ahumada TKO4 Alejandro Emilio Valori
2013-05-26 Aik Shakhnazaryan RTD4 Jahongir Mamadjanov
2013-05-26 Fedor Papazov RTD6 Artem Ayvazidi
2013-05-31 Ammeth Diaz KO7 Martin Gethin
2013-06-01 Denton Daley RTD4 Faisal Ibnel Arrami
2013-06-01 Jesus Quijada TKO1 Misael Marciel Juarez
2013-06-07 Marcin Najman TKO2 Martin Pacas
2013-06-08 Erislandy Lara TKO10 Alfredo Angulo
2013-06-21 Riccardo Pintaudi vs Giuseppe Rauseo
2013-06-22 Arely Mucino KO2 Olga Julio
2013-06-26 Murat Gassiev TKO2 Levan Jomardashvili
2013-06-28 Vicente Mosquera RTD7 Cosme Rivera
2013-06-29 Ibeth Zamora Silva RTD8 Maricela Quintero
2013-07-05 Bogdan Dinu TKO1 Vladimir Toktasynov
2013-07-06 Carlos Daniel Aquino TKO3 Jose Gustavo Iturria
2013-07-06 Felix Sturm TKO4 Predrag Radosevic
2013-07-06 Tony Thompson TKO5 David Price
2013-07-12 Hughie Fury RTD5 Ivica Perkovic
2013-07-12 Rika Matsumoto TKO1 Saengrung Kwanjaisrikord
2013-07-13 Linda Laura Lecca TKO3 Lina Palmera
2013-07-13 Saul Rodriguez RTD3 Dominic Coca
2013-07-20 Israel Hector Enrique Perez RTD7 Francisco Lorenzo
2013-07-25 Ilya Prymak RTD3 Valentyn Kuts
2013-07-25 Lucas Browne RTD7 Travis Walker
2013-07-26 Bruno Escalante RTD1 Manuel Galaviz
2013-07-26 Miguel Gonzalez TKO8 Josenilson Dos Santos
2013-07-27 Apti Ustarkhanov KO7 Benson Mwakyembe
2013-07-27 Frankie Borg RTD6 Gary Cooper
2013-07-27 Movsur Yusupov RTD5 Mada Maugo
2013-07-27 Selcuk Aydin KO8 Aaron Herrera
2013-07-27 Uensal Arik TKO3 Omar Siala
2013-08-03 Adrian Estrella RTD4/KO5 Hector Javier Marquez
2013-08-03 Jairo Lopez RTD8/KO9 Marcos Villasana Jr
2013-08-03 Zulina Munoz TKO1 Maribel Ramirez
2013-08-09 Monica Silvina Acosta RTD6 Belinda Laracuente
2013-08-09 Rustam Nugaev KO5 Jose Hernandez
2013-08-09 Tabtimdaeng Na Rachawat TKO8 Nathan Bolcio
2013-08-17 Ariel Cabrera Jr RTD1 Arnaldo Decelet
2013-08-17 Hector Alfredo Avila KO3 Jose Manuel Farias
2013-08-17 Jonathan Oquendo KO4 Miguel Tamayo
2013-08-17 Julius Jackson TKO1 Julius Fogle
2013-08-17 Samuel Rogers TKO2 Eduardo Adorno


If a bout is not mentioned which took place on one of the above cards it’s most likely because I haven’t got around to watching it yet.  In the event that I do watch such a bout at a later time it’s still unlikely I will update this results column.  My columns will be posted once a week, devoted to cards that most casual American boxing fans haven’t seen or heard of.  For available footage of the previously reported bouts follow @sweetboxing on twitter.  You may also email the author of this piece at

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