AIR DATE: Dec 27 2021 10:29UTC
EPISODE: Episode 45
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UBO Title fights in Kosovo, recent results from South Korea, Nigeria and Newark, Canelo Alvarez, Caleb Plant, Umar Kremlev, the new Top Rank signing, undefeated Izmailov versus Duffus in Orlando, and predictions for heavyweight Daniel Dubois hit the headlines today.
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If you can hear me, that’s great news, i seem to have a bit of a technical issue here here we go.
Thank you for joining me once again on talk and fight episode of boxing news today and uh.
Unbelievably, there are news stories waiting to be heard, we’re going to start off with a little item out of kosovo, because that is unbelievably where they’re holding a fight tonight.
Universal boxing organization is having a fight in kosovo.
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Does that make it all better? Yes, it does sorry about that.
All boxes have weighed in for the big universal boxing organization championship double header on monday, that’s tonight, december 27th, billed as fight night, kosovo.
At the palestra karagog in peck, we reported on this last week, uh, given some of the fighters animosity toward each other.
So a couple of uh big fights going up for the vacant.
Ubo youth world super welterweight title featuring edmund zuffi up against christian mazzone and for the vacant ubo international cruiserweight title we see lavanot chuck hack versus marco manon, a 200 pounder by the way anyway, the promoters arena box, arena ring box, promotions and glove jack promotions, and We wish them well in this post-christmas season, hoping to have a lot of fun in the ring beating the heck out of each other elsewhere, uh.
Some news that we oversaw did not report on out of south korea.
On december 18th, lee went up against jia zhou and we have a result with the establishment of the bridgewater division via the world boxing council, the abco.
That’S the asian boxing council reformulated the classification system to adapt this innovative category for professional boxing in asia.
The first match for the wbc asia bridgewater title took place in seoul south korea between two top local prospects.
As i said, this took place on 18th of december sung min lee and john for the crown to make regional boxing history as the first abco champion of this new division in a battle where the evaporation intense from start to finish a 10 round bow was fought.
Joe who’s, four and three and oh with zero knockouts, was the one who had his arm raised by unanimous decision over lee who’s, seven, two and one with two knockouts to win a green and gold glory elsewhere on the weekend, uh.
The only fight that we knew of that was happening on that christmas eve that would be december 24 took place down in lagos.
Nigeria really won babyface babatunde successfully defended the world boxing federation international welterweight title on friday night at the tesla balagun stadium in lagos 25 year old babatunde, who won the wbf title last april, fended off the challenge of gained, but outclassed ghanian justice adi.
After ten rounds of boxing judges uh, it’s all scored uh.
The fight 189 for the defending champion babatunde improved his professional record now to fourteen and one with eight knockouts, while morgana national champion at eight dropped to 1611 and one with 14 knockouts elsewhere around the world.
Over in new jersey on christmas night, we saw vito milnicki jr versus nicholas delumba, rising welterweight prospect.
Vito milnicki jr was victorious via 10th round tko saturday night, as he defeated, nicholas talumba in the fox pbc fight night main event and on fox.
The sport live from the prudential center in newark new jersey.
It was a beautiful right hand that hurt him said milnecki jr.
He was a tough guy and he made me work all night at 19 years old, going 10 rounds.
I felt great and my wind was great.
I want to wish everyone a merry christmas, i’m blessed to be in this position and we definitely can’t wait to be back in 2022.
Also on christmas, we noticed that wbc super middleweight champion assault.
Canelo alvarez has been distributing.
Thousands of toys for children in need good for him.
The champion brought joy to youngsters in monterrey, with a trailer full of toys of all kinds, driving hgv to the streets of the city for miles to win smiles canelo, in addition to succeeding in boxing, has done constant social work to help those in need.
Now it’s his turn to bring a smile to children of nuevo leon, this christmas, bringing them more than 5 000 toys.
There’S no reason to thank me.
I do not need a thank you, because i did it from the heart.
I do what i can for the people who need it wherever i can i’ll be supporting them.
Thank you for receiving me and have a merry christmas said canelo and as uh, there are some great shots on the boxing 247.
com website of the children receiving their gifts.
Uh from canal directly, fantastic, fantastic job well done elsewhere around the world, speaking of canelo, former ibf super middleweight world champion caleb sweethearn’s plan returned to his hometown after a historic, hard-fought battle against canelo on november 6 to host his second holiday ham, giveaway in his hometown.
Ashland city courthouse plant arrived at yesterday’s event with his father and coach, richie and wife jordan, who immediately felt the love and support of the families lined around the courthouse.
The former champion took a moment to show his gratitude to the country to the county that raised him before handing out hams.
He said i appreciate you all and all the support you’ve given me throughout the year said plan.
I just wanted to come home and help people who might be having a tough time right now.
It’S nothing to be embarrassed about we’ve all been there myself included.
If i have a chance to help i’ll always do it.
I love you all and i appreciate you plant is known as a hero to many people across tennessee, due to his many successes in the ring, but primarily because of his character.
Out of the ring.
Another figure in the city who welcomed plant with open arms was cheetah county mayor carrie mccarver, who proclaimed his love and support for the ashland city native good for boxing, both those champs going at it in their hometowns, giving away to those in need elsewhere around the World on december 23rd, newmar kremlov paid an official visit to baku to hold meetings with sports officials, national federation, boxers and coaches of azerbaijan.
Mr kremlov was hosted by the minister of youth and sports of azerbaijan republic varied, who expressed his full support for the development of boxing in the country.
Boxing is very promising is a very promising sport.
In azerbaijan, we observe with interest the progress made by the eiba.
This year closing the debt and creating an impressive prize fund for their athletes.
We look forward to next year, as iaba continues to take confident steps towards a brighter future.
For this sport, mr gaibov said mr kremlev said i am grateful for the opportunity to discuss future cooperation with the minister of sports and grateful to the president and government of azerbaijan creating and improving conditions for our boxers.
Our main objective, which is why, during my visits to different countries, i always initiate meetings with athletes and coaches to speak with them directly, and you know what, as a sidebar i’d like mr kremlov to visit canada one day elsewhere, it looks like we have a new Signing out of top rank louis alberto elvinado lopez, the fast rising featherweight from mexicali mexico has signed a new multi-year promotional contract with top rank the 28 year old lopez, who’s 24 and 2.
With 13 knockouts ranked the ivf number one, featherweight contender broke out from 126 pound pack in 2021.
He began his campaign on march 18th, with the first round knockout over countryman, maurya loreto in mexicali.
His breakthrough performed so came on september 10th in tucson arizona when he battered the then undefeated prospect, gabriel floyers jr over 10 rounds on route to a unanimous decision and less than three months later, he punches passport once again and knocked out the previously unbeaten isaac lowe At the historic york hall in london lopez said, i’m thankful to bob aaron brad goodman and everyone at top rank 2022 is the year i achieved my dream of becoming a world champion.
Kiko martinez is a great champion, but he’s the man standing in my way.
Next year, i’ll bring that ibf title home to mexicali.
Let’S see if that happens elsewhere in orlando florida, we have news that ali asmaliaf is going up against israel doofus on january 7th.
Yes, on january 7th, that’s a friday night 2022 power punching wbc number 13 and wbo number 14 light heavyweight.
Ali ismailioff will return to action in a tough matchup against transplanted panamanian veteran israel doofus on the untelevised undercard of the show box.
The next generation 2022 kickoff episode, that’s at 9pm eastern time from the kharib royal resort in orlando florida ismailioff who’s 6-0, with four knockouts from mount gabon, russia and doofus is 20 and seven with 17 knockouts and he’s now living in los angeles, we’ll be fighting in Support of the history-making show box event in which, for the first time in the 20-plus year, history of the series, all six fighters entered the fight night without a loss.
The rumble at careeb royale, presented by samson boxing uh ishmael, appears courtesy of selena promotions.
We’Ll see the dominican republic battle puerto rico and 10 round featherweight main event.
As porter platas luis, the twist of nunes, whose 15-0 11 knockouts meets tragelo alto, carlos the chosen one ariata who’s 14-0 late knockouts in the middle of the ring, the co-feature pits the dominican republic’s starling castillo who’s 16-0, with 12 knockouts against county of georgia’s otar iraniacion Who’S 10-0, with six knockouts in an eight-round lightweight bout and in the telecast opener santa santa domingo, dominican republic, knockout artist, edwin de los, santos, who’s, 13-0 12 knockouts battles, william.
The silent assassin foster the third who’s 12-0, with eight knockouts he’s out of new haven connecticut.
It’S an eight-round super, a eight-round super featherweight showdown wow, that’s a great lineup uh 7th of december put in your calendars and for the last item of the day comes out of the uk.
Daniel dubois is set for a breakthrough year in 2022.
With his promoter, frank warren, predicting significant world title action before the new year is out operator with the world’s most explosive heavyweights, daniel blah blast.
His way back into contention with two bludgeoning victories in 2021 against bogdan damu and joe casamano that lasted a combined five minutes and 41 seconds still just 24.
He placed the heavyweight planet on notice that he is back with a bang following his soul.
Setback against fellow britain, joe joyce in late 2021, with a severe injury to his left eye, forcing him to take himself out of the firing line.
Formerly the holder of the wbc silver wbo, international commonwealth and british titles.
Dubois secured the wba wba interim world championship in his return fight against the rated romanian denu, the wba have since withdrawn interim belts and dubois has been formally placed in the number one spot to challenge a champion who is currently the unbeaten american trevor.
Bryan dubois is set to return to a british ring in early 20 2022 after announcing himself to an american audience last august, with an appearance against kazumanu in cleveland on a show headed by jake paul that was screened across chokton pay-per-view in the united states.
It represented a big box ticket for the young londoner who knows the might of the american audience behind him, will only bolster his reputation and earning potential ahead of any forthcoming world.
Title challenges: frank warren.
His promoter said daniel will be right back in business on our on one of our first shows of 2022.
He has rebuilt this year in spectacular fashion and is now right in the running for a world title shot in the new year.
The wba is the obvious path for him to go down, as he has been installed in the number one spot by virtue of him winning the interim title and a fight against the champion.
Brian clearly appeals to us right well.
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