It was a double disaster for the loyal boxing fans of Douai, France, as popular local favorites Farid Chebabha and Mohamed Merah both came up short on Friday night, March 20, in World Boxing Federation (WBF) championship fights at a packed Salle Gayant. Continue reading
Universal Boxing Organization™ (UBO) International Light Heavyweight Champion Mohamed Merah made a successful second defense of his title on Friday night (April 11) at the Salle Theo Bouton in his hometown of Douai, France.
Merah proved to be on a different level than game, but out-gunned, challenger Jose Carlos “El Feo” Rodriguez from Mexico, and the 26-year-old looked sharp and determined from the start, focused on pleasing the 1200 fans in the sold-out venue. Continue reading