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Results round-up: / Medina stops Ward / Yigit retains EBU belt / Chavez keeps WBC belt

WBN 01/10/2017

European super bantamweight title champion Abigail Medina saw off the challenge of Britain’s Martin Ward to retain the title in Hartlepool.

Medina dropped Ward twice in the second round to finish the job early and move to 19-3-2. For his part, Ward lost for the fifth time in his career and drops to 25-5-1.

Also on the bill, welterweight Glen Foot recovered from a recent reverse to Akeem Brown with a four round points win over Nathan Hardy.

Foot moves on to face Josh Leather on November 11 in Newcastle.

In Sweden, Anthony Yigit remained undefeated by seeing off a challenge from Sandor Martin.

Southpaw Yigit was given the verdict unanimously across the card and pushes to 21-0-1.

Elsewhere in Mexico, WBC flyweight title champion Jessica Chavez defeated Esmeralda Moreno on points to keep a firm grip on her green and gold strap.

Moreno hit the canvas in the seventh round as Chavez cruised to a 99-91 (twice), 99-90 triumph with the judges.

On the undercard, Felipe Orucuta stopped Edgar Jimenez in five rounds at the bantamweight limit.

Other Results: 

10 – super featherweight
Dardan Zenunaj 14-3 TKO3
Recky Dulay 10-3

10 – super lightweight
Juan Jose Velasco 17-0 TKO9
Juan Garcia Mendez 19-3-2

8 – super bantamweight
Jose Osorio 9-3-1 SD
Roman Reynoso 20-2-2

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