This past Saturday Julius Indongo added the WBA junior welterweight title to his trophy case that already housed the IBF junior welterweight title with a comfortable 12 round unanimous decision over Ricky Burns in Burns’ hometown of Glasgow, Scotland.
The bout was seen live and exclusively LIVE in the United States on AWE – ‘A Wealth of Entertainment.
“We’re ecstatic at the turnout for Saturday’s fight. Julius Indongo was introduced to the American fight fans with an outstanding performance, and he proved that he is a force to be reckoned with in the 140 pound division. AWE will continue to bring boxing fans in the United States the highest quality fights from around the world,”” said AWE CEO Robert Herring.
Indongo moved his record to 22-0 with the emphatic victory by scores of 120-108, 118-110 and 116-112. Burns, who is 3-division world champion is now 41-6-1.
The bout marked the first boxing event on AWE since the network was added to the DirecTV lineup. With the addition of DirecTV, AWE pulled in its largest viewership for any boxing match, which started broadcasting fights in 2011.