Boxing Title Bouts Archive - October 2019

Josh Taylor vs. Regis Prograis
Josh Taylor's tireless work ethic and variety of punches ensured him a victory in a close junior welterweight title unification fight against Regis Prograis at the O2 Arena in London. Taylor won by majority decision to add Prograis' super WBA belt to his IBF version.
Shakur Stevenson vs. Joet Gonzalez
It was a one-sided mismatch. Shakur Stevenson put all the family drama behind him and waltzed to an easy victory over Joet Gonzalez, his girlfriend’s older brother, to claim the vacant WBO featherweight title in Reno, USA.
Wilfredo Mendez vs. Axel Aragon Vega
Wilfredo Mendez retained his WBO minimumweight belt on a seventh-round split technical decision, after his fight against No 15 rated Axel Aragon Vega was stopped due to an accidental head clash in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico.
Chayaphon Moonsri vs. Simpiwe Konkco
Chayaphon Moonsri retained his WBC strawweight title in the 12-rounds fight against Simpiwe Konkco in Chonburi, Thailand.
Elwin Soto vs. Edward Heno
Elwin Soto returned to the venue where he won his first major title, having to survive a stiff test to retain that status. The defending junior flyweight titlist rallied in the second half of his 12-round showdown with Philippines Edward Heno to take a close and competitive unanimous decision win at Fantasy Spring Casino in Indio, USA.
Ryad Merhy vs. Imre Szello
Belgian Ryad Merhy conquered the interim WBA cruiserweight title, by securing a knockout victory in the seventh round over previously undefeated Hungarian contender Imre Szello at the Spiroudome Arena in Charleroi, Belgium.
Artur Beterbiev vs. Oleksandr Gvozdyk
Artur Beterbiev was very impressive in Philadelphia, USA, scoring a 10th round stoppage win over Oleksandr Gvozdyk to unify the IBF and WBC light heavyweight titles.
Josh Warrington vs. Sofiane Takoucht
Josh Warrington, the IBF world featherweight champion, made a successful third defense of his belt with 2nd-round KO of Sofiane Takoucht in front of his home-city supporters at the Leeds First Direct Arena in Leeds, England.
Dmitry Bivol vs. Lenin Castillo
Dmitry Bivol predictably retained his WBA light heavyweight title in Chicago, USA, winning a near-shutout decision over 12 rounds against overmatched Lenin Castillo.
Gennady Golovkin vs. Sergiy Derevyanchenko
Gennady Golovkin won vacant IBF middleweight title with unanimous decision over Sergiy Derevyanchenko before an announced crowd of 12,577 in New York, USA, but he certainly did not look like the destroyer he has long been.