Boxing

Making his second defense of his WBA World super flyweight title, undefeated Kal Yafai (23-0, 14 KOs) easily defeated his mandatory challenger Sho Ishida (24-1, 13 KOs) by a one-sided 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Pincipality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.

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On December 2nd, boxing will say farewell to one of its flagbearers, Miguel Cotto, when he defends his WBO World Super-Welterweight Title against Sadam Ali.

The Puerto Rican promises this will be his final fight before stepping away from the limelight. Speaking to Fight Hub TV last week, the legend is confident he will not get emotional during the bout: “I don’t think I will.

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Dillian “The Body Snatcher” Whyte (22-1, 16 KOs) won a dull pedestrian 12 round unanimous decision over 33-year-old Robert “Nordic Nightmare” Helenius (25-2, 16 KOs) to snatch the vacant WBC Silver heavyweight title on Saturday night at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.

The judges’ scores were 119-109, 119-109 and 118-110. It was a clear win for the 29-year-old Whyte, but not a good one in terms of making a case for him beating or even challenging WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder next February. Boxing News 24 scored the fight for Whyte by a 119-109 score. In other words, Whyte won the fight by 11 rounds to 1 score.

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