By Ken Hissner: On the Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Friday over ESPN+ Yvon Michel (GYM Promotions) and Bob Arum (Prime Rank) offered within the Predominant Occasion WBC & IBF Gentle Heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev defended his title’s stopping former 2012 Olympian, former WBC Silver and WBA Interim champion and No. 1 ranked WBC, and No. 7 ranked IBF contender “Sir” Marcus Browne within the ninth spherical of a bloody battle with each minimize because the third spherical.
Within the co-feature, Marie Eve Dicaire stopped Cynthia “Canelita” Lozano in seven rounds for the vacant IBF World Tremendous Welterweight title.
Within the Predominant Occasion WBC & IBF World Gentle Heavyweight champion Russia’s Artur Beterbiev, 17-0 (17), #175, of Montreal, Quebec, CAN, stopped southpaw “Sir” Marcus Browne, 24-1 (16), #174 ½, of Carteret, NJ, at 0:46 of the ninth spherical of blood tub in a scheduled 12 rounds.
Within the first two rounds, Browne managed with an efficient jab towards the plodding Beterbiev, who hardly landed a punch. Ending the second spherical, backed right into a nook, Brown landed a mixture. Within the third spherical, Berterbiev continued following Browne even right into a nook that appeared reluctant to open up. Browne dominated the spherical till the ultimate minute when Beterbiev landed half a dozen unanswered punches having Browne towards the ropes.
Within the fourth spherical, first minute, a conflict of heads prompted a nasty minimize on the brow of Beterbiev and over the best eye of Browne. Beterbiev chased down Browne out, touchdown him for essentially the most a part of the spherical.
Within the fifth spherical, Browne countered nicely off the ropes within the first minute. Betterbiev took over halfway, having Browne damage with a flurry of punches within the closing thirty seconds, touchdown virtually two dozen punches with out return whereas bleeding from the brow.
Within the sixth spherical, Browne saved his jab into the brow of Betterbiev with blood flowing down the latter’s face. Inside the ultimate minute, Betterbiev had Browne in hassle with a flurry of punches having him within the nook. Within the seventh spherical, Betterbiev knocked Browne everywhere in the ring at instances, touchdown a dozen unanswered punches virtually dropping him. It was an enormous spherical for Betterbiev with little return from Browne.
Within the eighth spherical, Browne fought again nicely in the course of the spherical however not sufficient to beat the flurry of punches Betterbiev continues to land all through. Within the ninth spherical, Betterbiev rushed out, touchdown a dozen punches to the pinnacle of Browne with a left uppercut on the chin, dropping him to his knees, inflicting referee Michael Griffin to name a halt.
Within the co-feature, former IBF World Feminine Tremendous Welterweight champion southpaw WBA No. 1 ranked Marie-Eve Dicaire, 18-1 (1), #153, of Quebec, CAN, stopped WBA No. 5 ranked Cynthia “Canelita” Lozano, 9-1 (7), #151 ¼, of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, MEX, at 1:03 of the seventh spherical of a scheduled 10×2 rounds, for the vacant IBF World Tremendous Welterweight title.
Within the first spherical in her first ten rounder, having defeated her 9 opponents with an total mixed 5-18 document, Lozano started her first battle scheduled over six rounds. Lozano got here out and wrestled Dicaire to the canvas receiving a warning from referee Albert Padulo, Jr. Dicaire simply gained a spherical of little touchdown of punches total.
Within the second spherical, each boxers have been warned for hitting on the break. Dicaire simply took a spherical of an excessive amount of clinching. The awkward plodding Lozano saved coming ahead, touchdown just a few punches.
Within the third spherical, Dicaire gained one other spherical, inflicting swelling below the best eye of Lozano with straight lefts. Within the fourth spherical, Lozano continued strolling into counter lefts from Dicaire on the chin with little in return.
Within the fifth spherical, with a little bit greater than a minute remaining, Dicaire landed a stable punch on the chin of Lozano, stopping her in her tracks momentarily.
Within the closing seconds of the spherical, Dicaire landed a stable left on the chin, rocking Lozano. Within the sixth spherical’s closing minute, Dicaire rocked Lozano with a lead left on the chin. Once more within the closing ten seconds, Dicaire rocked Lozano with a left on the chin.
Within the seventh spherical, Dicaire, after rocking a sport Lozano for a second time within the spherical, the referee Padulo correctly waved it off.
Cruiserweight Yan “Wild Factor” Pellerin, 13-1 (5), #199, of Grandby, Quebec, CAN, simply defeated Francisco “Franky” Rivas, 15-3 (5), #198 ¼, of Allende, Coahuila de Zaragoza, MEX, over ten rounds for the vacant WBO NABO title.
Within the first spherical, the 41-year-old former MMA fighter Pellerin spent extra time brushing his hair from his eyes can touchdown punches over the a lot shorter Rivas however simply gained the spherical. Within the second spherical, Rivas is throwing wild overhand rights, principally lacking Pellerin. Pellerin gained the spherical utilizing a jab for essentially the most half. In a clinch, Pellerin smiles as Rivas lands punches to the facet of his head.
Within the third spherical, after a minute of Pellerin touchdown his jab, he bought hit with a wild overhand proper on the chin from Rivas. Pellerin gained a clinch-filled spherical. Within the fourth spherical, extra punches have been thrown than within the first three rounds. Pellerin continued to dominate Rivas.
Within the fifth spherical, Pellerin landed many rights off his jab to the chin of Rivas, who by the center of the spherical appeared exhausted. Rivas was in a position to get via the spherical after Pellerin had his greatest spherical up up to now. Within the sixth spherical, Pellerin continued out, touchdown Rivas, who turned southpaw for essentially the most half. Within the closing ten seconds, Rivas landed an overhand proper to the chin of Pellerin.
Within the seventh spherical, the followers began booing, wanting what must be six rounder nonetheless round in a lopsided seventh spherical anticipating Pellerin to have stopped Rivas. Within the ninth spherical, Pellerin once more turned southpaw midway via the spherical of this glorified sparring session.
Within the tenth and closing spherical, some shouts of “Franky, Franky” have been heard as Rivas went all out as greatest he may. Pellerin continued to dominate Rivas, and each fighters embraced after the ultimate bell.
All scores, together with the writers, have been 100-90. Referee Alain Villeneuve.
Tremendous Middleweight Steve “Mr.” Rolls, 21-1 (11), #166 ¾, of Toronto, Ontario, CAN, stopped a sport Christopher “Ice Chilly” Brooker, 16-9 (9), #166 ¼, of Philadelphia, PA, at 1:32 of the ninth spherical of a scheduled ten rounds.
Within the first spherical, it was aggressive, with Brooker forcing the motion with the countering Rolls having the sting. Within the second spherical, after one minute, Rolls landed a stable proper to the chin of Brooker, getting his consideration. Within the closing minute, a double left hook from Rolls to the ribs damage Brooker.
Within the third spherical, Brooker got here out firing with Rolls countering him. A minute into the spherical, a proper cross from Rolls on the chin damage Brooker. With a minute remaining, a proper from Rolls buckled the knees of Brooker. Within the fourth spherical, on the midway level, Rolls rocked a sport, Brooker. With a minute remaining within the spherical, Rolls had Brooker pinned in a nook touchdown a proper on the chin adopted by a left to the physique, hurting him.
Within the fifth spherical, Rolls continued trying to finish the battle with rights to the pinnacle, adopted by lefts to the physique of Brooker. Within the closing twenty seconds, Brooker landed a chopping left to the pinnacle of Rolls, who countered nicely with a proper to the chin on the bell.
Within the sixth spherical, Rolls continued dominating Brooker, ending the spherical with a left uppercut to the chin. Within the seventh spherical, Rolls continued breaking down Brooker with a proper to the physique halfway via the spherical, hurting Brooker.
Within the eighth spherical, Rolls got here out trying to finish the battle. He had Brooker damage a number of instances within the spherical with good bodywork. Within the closing seconds, Rolls damage Brooker with a proper on the chin, having him out on his ft on the bell. Within the ninth spherical close to the midway level, a proper from Rolls on the chin and down went Brooker to his knees, taking a rely of 9 earlier than rising as referee Steve St-Germain waved it off.
Tremendous Light-weight Artur Biyarslanov, 9-0 (7), #139 ½, of Russia and Toronto, CAN, stopped Alan “Superman” Ayala Crisosto, 9-3 (5), #138 ¾, of Guadalajara, MEX, at 2:40 of the primary spherical of a scheduled 8.
Within the first spherical southpaw, Biyarslanov stormed ahead, touchdown punch after punch with two proper physique photographs adopted by a proper hook to the chin, and down went Ayala for an 8-count by referee Albert Padulo, Jr. Biyarslanov jumped throughout Ayala, touchdown over two dozen punches dropping him with a proper hook on the china and down he went for a second time forcing referee Padulo to name a halt.
Heavyweight Brandon Moore, 11-0 (7), #231 ½, of Lakeland, FL, stopped Abraham Pascual, 14- (12), #272 ¼, of Tlaxcala, MEX, at 1:27 of the primary spherical of a scheduled eight rounds.
Tremendous Welterweight Batyarzhan “Triple 7” Jukembayev, 19-1 (15), #150 ¼, of Shu, KAZ and Montreal, Quebec, CAN, stopped middleweight Juan “Piquet” Jose Martinez, 28-10 (20), #158, of Mexico Metropolis, MEX, at 1:09 of the primary spherical of a scheduled six rounds.
Within the first spherical, after twenty seconds, a left from Jukembayev on the chin drove Martinez into the ropes for an 8-count.
Jukembayev jumped throughout him with a flurry of punches forcing the referee to name a halt as Martinez staggered again to his nook on unsteady legs.
Tremendous Light-weight southpaw Mazlum Akdeniz, 15-0 (8), #139 ¾, of Montreal, Quebec, CAN, stopped Arturo Bustamante, 9-5 (5), #138, of Mexico Metropolis, MEX, at 1:47 of the fourth spherical of a scheduled 8.