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WBC Int. title bonanza: Stat reveals 80% are future full champions

WBC 17/05/2017

The World Boxing Council International Championship is an important prelude stepping stone to the absolute championship, and some exceptionally promising young fighters from different parts of the World, have just gone through their paces fighting for it and defending its majesty.

80% of the fighters, who have been World Boxing Council International Champions, have subsequently progressed to conquer an absolute world title of the World Boxing Council.

The lineup of the events this past weekend are:

BARCLAY BIRMINGHAM ARENA, WEST MIDLANDS, UNITED KINGDOM

Saturday, May 13

Eddie Hearn, Matchroom Boxing

WBC International welterweight title (also the EBU belt at stake)

Sam Eggington (UK-WBC # 11) defended his WBC International title, by knocking out the then EBU champion, Ceferino Rodriguez, in the tenth round. Sam Eggington (21-3, 13 KOs) scored a spectacular KO over the Spaniard Ceferino Rodríguez (24-2, 12 KOs) to retain his WBC international crown .

BARCLAY BIRMINGHAM ARENA, WEST MIDLANDS, UNITED KINGDOM

Saturday 13 May 2017

Eddie Hearn, Matchroom Boxing

WBC International super bantamweight

Sean Davis (12-1, 0 KOs) lost his WBC international title by being defeated by Gamal Yafai (12-0, 5 KOs) by TKO 7. Davis was knocked down once in the third round, twice in the fifth and three times in the seventh.

FIRST DIRECT ARENA, LEEDS, YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM

Saturday 13 May 2017

Frank Warren

WBC International Featherweight Championship

Josh Warrington (25-0, 5 KOs) retained his International belt after defeating Spanish Kiko Martinez (36-8-1, 26 KOs). The scores were 116 – 112, 116 – 112, 114 – 114.

ROMA PALA VESPUCCI VIA VERTUMMO, ROMA (ITALY)

Saturday 13 May 2017

Davide Buccioni, BBT Productions

WBC International Super welterweight Title

Felice Moncelli defeated Adriano Nicchi in a competitive fight to win the vacant WBC International 154 pound title. The scores were 115-113, 115-113 and 115-114.

PALCCO THEATER, ZAPOPAN, JALISCO, MEXICO

Saturday 13, May 2017

WBC super middleweight international title

Arena Box-Promotion, Ahmet Öner – Reginaldo & Oswaldo Kuchle – Promociones del Pueblo.

Turkish Avni “Mr. Robot “Yildirim conquered the vacant WBC international super middleweight title by defeating Mexican Marco Peribán.

At the end of the bout the three judges saw the Avni the winner with 116-112, 117-110 and 117-110 scores. Marco offered great resistance giving Yildirim a tough and competitive contest.