Boxing Title Bouts Archive - September 2023

Jai Opetaia vs. Jordan Thompson
Jai Opetaia has successfully defended his world cruiserweight title, defeating British challenger Jordan Thompson at London’s Wembley Arena. The 2012 Olympian dominated Thompson to retain his IBF and The Ring Magazine titles, securing a fourth-round TKO victory in a clinical performance.
Mario Barrios vs. Yordenis Ugas
Mario Barrios won the interim WBC welterweight title with a unanimous decision win over 37-year-old Yordenis Ugas on the undercard of the undisputed world super middleweight championship between Canelo Alvarez and Jermell Charlo.
Saul Alvarez vs. Jermell Charlo
Saul "Canelo" Àlvarez scored a unanimous decision win over Jermell Charlo to successfully defend his super WBA, WBC, WBO, and IBF super middleweight titles in a matchup of undisputed champions at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, USA.
Zhilei Zhang vs. Joe Joyce
Chinese heavyweight contender Zhilei Zhang proved his April stoppage of Joe Joyce was no fluke by knocking out the British standout in the third round of their rematch for the interim WBO heavyweight title at OVO Arena Wembley in London, England.
Kenshiro Teraji vs. Hekkie Budler
Kenshiro Teraji stopped Hekkie Budler in the ninth round in Tokyo to retain his WBC and WBA 108 lb titles in the main event from Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan.
Junto Nakatani vs. Argi Cortes
Junto Nakatani was extended the distance for the first time in a title fight but remained unbeaten and with his crown still in tow. The unbeaten two-division titlist made the first successful defense of his WBO junior bantamweight title of Mexico City’s Argi Cortes. Nakatani scored three knockdowns at Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan.
Luis Alberto Lopez vs. Joet Gonzalez
Luis Alberto Lopez retained his IBF featherweight title with a unanimous-decision victory over Joet Gonzalez on Friday in Corpus Christi, Texas.