World Boxing News 01/20/2019
Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner - Results from MGM Grand, Las Vegas, USA.
Nordine Oubaali took on the vacant WBC Bantamweight title with a brave performance against a sleek Rau'shee Warren.
In a rematch from their amateur days, which Oubaali won with a single point, the two fought another close combat.
Warren started better, but it was the middle round in which the fight was won. Oubaali became strong and made a decision despite a late comeback.
After the championship distance Oubaali claimed the green and gold band 117-111, 116-112 and 115-113 on the scorecards.
Faced with a late successor in Alberto Guevara, Hugo Ruiz scored a decisive victory after ten one-sided inserts.
Ruiz dropped Guevara with a headgear and looked on the way to a quick knockout. Guevara sat down and managed to stay as Ruiz tried to put pressure.
In the last round, an attack came when Ruiz scored a 39th career win. Results were 100-89 and two times 99-90.
George Kambosos Jnr. continued his progress with a dominant points win over Rey Perez. The 25-year-old Australian, a sparring partner of Manny Pacquiao, took each round.
With the victory Kambosos improved under the guidance of coach Peter Kahn to 16: 0.
Super featherweight Desmond Jarmon Canton Miller worked hard when he made a majority decision to preserve his unbeaten track record.
Jarmon (7-0) came out victorious on Adalaide Byrd's card. Glen Trowbridge also scored a goal for Jarmon 58-56.
Robert Hoyle, however, could not split the pair at 57-57.
The early action saw victories over four rounds at welterweight Destyne Butler and cruiserweight Viddal Riley,
Butler pointed to David Payne to bring his record to 5-0. Riley stopped Mitchell Spangler in the opening round of his second professional competition.
Further results will follow ...
WBN will also offer live scorecards for Pacquiao vs. Broner, Jack vs. Browne and Warren vs. Oubaali
LIVE Scorecard: Rau'shee Warren vs. Nordine Oubaali
Live scorecard from Las Vegas: Badou Jack vs. Marcus Browne
Live Scorecard: Manny Pacquiao against Adrien Broner
ABOUT PACQUIAO VS. Broner
Pacquiao Vs. Broner is titled by Senator Manny "Pacman". Pacquiao is the only world champion in eight divisions.
He finishes his two-year break from a US boxing ring to defend his World Boxing Association World Cup.
Pacquiao fights against the former four-division world champion and the attraction Adrien "The Problem" Broner.
The competition will take place on Saturday, January 19, in the main event of a SHOWTIME PPV® event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The PPV starts at 9 pm. ET / 6 pm PT. There will be the two-division world champion Badou Jack.
The Mayweather fighter fights unbeaten top runner Marcus Browne. The pair is fighting for the WBA light heavyweight interim title.
Former world champion Rau'shee Warren plays against Nordine Oubaali from France for the vacant WBC Bantamweight World Championship.