Boxing Title Bouts Archive - May 2015

Kell Brook vs. Frankie Gavin
Kell Brook won his second defense of the IBF welterweight title to stay undefeated. Brook extended his record to 35 wins by outclassing Frankie Gavin in a one-sided, all-British fight stopped late in the sixth round.
Javier Mendoza vs. Milan Melindo
Javier Mendoza retained his IBF junior flyweight title in a foul-filled bout in Ensenada, Mexico, beating Milan Melindo on a six-round technical decision after the fight was stopped due to a cut on Mendoza caused by one of many head collisions.
Lee Selby vs. Evgeny Gradovich
Lee Selby became the new IBF featherweight titleholder after a win in London over Evgeny Gradovich, a fight that was cut short a minute into round eight and stopped on doctor's advice due to cuts caused by accidental clashes of heads.
Jorge Linares vs. Kevin Mitchell
Jorge Linares successfully defended his WBC World Lightweight title in a helter-skelter clash with Kevin Mitchell at The O2 in London.
Kosei Tanaka vs. Julian Yedras
Kosei Tanaka won the WBO minimumweight crown in his fifth pro fight, defeating Julian Yedras of Mexico by unanimous decision in Komaki, Japan.
Javier Fortuna vs. Bryan Vasquez
Javier Fortuna, with his quick combinations and plenty of movement, gave Bryan Vasquez problems throughout their entertaining fight as he won a unanimous decision and a vacant super featherweight title at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
James DeGale vs. Andre Dirrell
James DeGale became the first British fighter to win an Olympic gold medal and a professional world title, unanimously outpointing Andre Dirrell at Boston University's Agganis Arena to take the vacant IBF super middleweight title.
Grigory Drozd vs. Lukasz Janik
Russia's Grigory Drozd defended his WBC cruiserweight title for the first time in Moscow, Russia, defeating Poland's Lukasz Janik with a ninth-round technical knockout.
Gennady Golovkin vs. Willie Monroe Jr
Gennady Golovkin stopped Willie Monroe Jr. 45 seconds into the sixth round in Inglewood, USA, retaining his super WBA and interim WBC middleweight titles with his 20th consecutive knockout victory.
Roman Gonzalez vs. Edgar Sosa
WBC flyweight titleholder Roman Gonzalez defended his belt by destroying in the 2nd round former two-division titlist Edgar Sosa in two rounds at The Forum in Inglewood, USA.
Jose Benavidez vs. Jorge Paez Jr
Jose Benavidez stopped Jorge Paez Jr. 21 seconds into the 12th round to retain his interim WBA super lightweight title and remain undefeated at US Airways Center in his hometown of Phoenix.
Jamie McDonnell vs. Tomoki Kameda
Jamie McDonnell survived an early knockdown to successfully defend his WBA bantamweight title in a narrow points victory over Japan's Tomoki Kameda in Hidalgo, USA.
Jack Culcay vs. Maurice Weber
Jack Culcay took his chance to claim interim WBA super welterweight title fighting in front of a home crowd against compatriot Maurice Weber in Frankfurt, Germany.
Fedor Chudinov vs. Felix Sturm
Fedor Chudinov of Russia defeated former middleweight champion Felix Sturm of Germany by split decision for the vacant WBA super middleweight title in Frankfurt, Germany.
Ryoichi Taguchi vs. Kwanthai Sithmorseng
WBA light flyweight champion Ryoichi Taguchi from Japan retained his title after decking Kwanthai Sithmorseng from Thailand in Tokyo, Japan.
Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Gamalier Rodriguez
Vasyl Lomachenko successfully defended his WBO World featherweight title by stopping Gamalier Rodriguez on the undercard to the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, USA.
Floyd Mayweather Jr vs. Manny Pacquiao
Floyd Mayweather Jr. preserved his unbeaten record as a professional with a unanimous decision victory over Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines in their welterweight megabout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, USA for WBC, WBO and super WBA welterweight titles.
Takashi Miura vs. Billy Dib
Japan`s Takashi Miura overpowered Australian challenger Billy Dib to retain his WBC super featherweight title for a fourth time with a brutal third-round technical knockout in Tokyo, Japan.
Raymundo Beltran vs. Takahiro Ao
Raymundo Beltran stopped Takahiro Ao into Round 2 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas but can't claim the vacant WBO lightweight title because he didn't make weight.