Before a standing room only, packed house, WBU World Lightweight Champion Noah Zuhdi (18-1, 14 KOs), Oklahoma City, OK, USA, retained his world title on Friday, June 6, 2014, in Oklahoma City defeating Eduardo Pereira dos Reis (13-2, 8 KOs), Sao Paulo, Brazil by TKO in the 4th round. Reis did not answer the bell for the 5th round. In the 4th round, Zuhdi connected with several uppercuts and powerful right hands and left hooks … Read Article
Fighting in humidity that might have made the NBA Finals jealous, WBU Lightweight Champion Noah Zuhdi successfully defended his crown Friday night after challenger Eduardo Pereira dos Reis yielded to battered ribs and quit on his stool after the fourth round. The TKO victory at OKC Downtown Airpark in Oklahoma City marks Zuhdi’s second defense of the title, but perhaps more importantly, another aced test as he graduates to the upper echelon of the 135-pound … Read Article
Oklahoma City’s Downtown Airpark, located off I-40 and Western, usually alive with the sounds of rock and roll, will on June 6 be the scene of a majestic “Battle Under the Stars” as WBU World Lightweight Champion and Oklahoma City native Noah Zuhdi (17-1, 13 KOs) defends his title against Eduardo Pereira dos Reis (13-1, 8 KOs), Osasco, Sao Paulo, Brazil. This is Zuhdi’s second defense of the vaulted title – the same one earned … Read Article
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By employing perhaps the ultimate example of both brains and brawn, World Boxing Union World Lightweight Champion and Oklahoma native Noah Zuhdi (17-1, 13 KOs) successfully defended his title by knocking out challenger Gyula Vajda (12-4, 8 KOs), of Hujdahdhaza, Hungary at 1:09 of the second round at the Lucky Star Casino in Concho, Oklahoma on Saturday, September 24, 2013.
The champion was obviously happy, “I am very pleased that I … Read Article
In front of a packed house last night at the Lucky Star Casino in Oklahoma, WBU Lightweight Champion Noah Zuhdi did not disappoint the partisan crowd as he knocked out clever counter-puncher Gyula Vajda in the second round to defend his championship.
Zuhdi (17-1, 13 KOs) came out strong and Vajda (12-4, 8 KOs) came out stubborn in the first stanza. In a lightening quick exchange in the center of the ring, Zuhdi followed up … Read Article
When WBU Lightweight Champion Noah Zuhdi (16-1, 12 KOs) steps in the ring against Hungarian challenger Gyula Vajda (12-3, 8 KOs) on August 24 at the Lucky Star Casino, he is not just fighting a sharp counterpuncher in his first title defense. He is fighting the litany of naysayers and people who subscribe to an archaic notion that a boxer has to be born and act a certain way in order to thrive in the … Read Article
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Those fortunate enough to be in attendance at the Cox Convention Center on September 20, 2012 will never forget what was, in their opinion, the greatest boxing match ever held in the Sooner state, as Oklahoma City native Noah Zuhdi bested Panamanian German Jurado in a 12 round unanimous decision to claim the WBU World Lightweight Championship.… Read Article
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.
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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.… Read Article