Noah Zuhdi (16-1), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA defeats German Jurado (12-3), Changuinola, Panama for the World Boxing Union (WBU) World Lightweight Championship. Displaying a stunning combination of stamina, strategy and a powerful sense of purpose, Oklahoma City native Noah Zuhdi, by unanimous decision after 12 rounds, defeated Panamanian boxer German Jurado to win the World Boxing Union’s championship in front of a hometown crowd who, as one, responded with fervor their new world champion.
“As the crowd awaited the judges’ decisions after the 12th round,you could have heard a pin drop,” said Don “Moose” Lewis, President of the World Boxing Union. “I’ve been in some area of boxing my whole life and have never heard such a roar as when Zuhdi was announced the new WBU World Lightweight Champion.”
Held on September 20, 2012 at the Cox Convention Center, and produced by catBOX Entertainment, the battle, known as “A Fight For Glory” made Oklahoma history – it was the first title fight ever of its kind to be held in the Sooner State. Continue reading
As yet another sterling example of Oklahoma City’s ascent into the league of major sporting events, the World Boxing Union recently announced that local fans of the sport will be able to experience live the first ever WBU title fight in the history of Oklahoma on September 20 at the Cox Convention Center. Continue reading