Germany: Dzindziruk dethrones champion Santos
05.12.05 - Sergej Dzindziruk dethroned reigning WBO jr. middleweight champion Daniel Santos tonight at Bördelandhalle of Magdeburg, Germany with a unanimous decision. In a highly exciting and competitive contest fought between two southpaws on a very high pace Dzindziruk knocked down Santos in round 8 with a right hook to the chin and won by scores of 115:112 on all three score cards.. Dzindziruk improved to 31-0 with 21 knockouts. Santos dropped to 29-3-1 with 20 knockouts.
Article posted on 05.12.2005
Dzindziruk joined WBA bantamweight champ Wladimir Sidorenko and WBO light heavyweight title holder Zsolt Erdei as the third current world champion of the Universum Box-Promotion stable.
In a woman world title fight Regina Halmich retained her WIBF flyweight crown against American arch rival Elena Reid with a close unanimous decision. The official scores were 96:94 twice and 97:93. Halmich improved her record to 49-1-1 with 14 knockouts. Reid dropped to 17-3-5 with 5 knockouts.
Halmich and Reid had fought to a ten round draw on September 11, 2004.
WIBF Flyweight Championship:
Regina Halmich W10 Elena Reid
(96:94, 96:94, 97:93)
WBO Jr. Middleweight Championship:
Sergej Dzindziruk W12 Daniel Santos
(115:112, 115:112, 115:112)
IBF Super Middleweight Eliminator:
Robert Stieglitz TKO11 (0:35) Alejandro Berrio
Mario Preskar KO2 (2:59) Danut Moisa
Vitali Tajbert KO1 (2:25) Robert Zsemberi
WIBF Featherweight Championship:
Ina Menzer TKO6 (1:39) Galina Gumliiska
WBO/IBF Int.Middleweight Championship:
Koren Gevor TKO8 (1:05) Gustavo Magallanes
WIBF Int. Flyweight Championship:
Julia Sahin W10 Stephanie Dobbs
(100:90, 100:91, 100:91)
Carolina Alvarez TKO2 (0:25) Lucie Hornakova
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