Canadian fighter Kim Clavel became the new World Boxing Council light flyweight champion by defeating Mexican Yesenia Gomez, with a deserved unanimous decision over ten rugged rounds, at the Montreal Casino in Montreal, Canada.
Yesenia, who was fighting outside of Mexico for the first time in her eleven-year professional career, went into attack mode with Kim, exchanging clusters of blows. They were clearly showing that they were both in great physical condition.
But, as the rounds wore on, Kim slipped more and more punches making Yesenia miss, while successfully counterpunching, which made a significant difference.
Judges Marie-Josee Guerin (100-90), Alejandro Rochin (99-91), and Michael A. Ross (99-91) ruled in favor of Clavel.
The undefeated 31-year-old Montreal fighter became known, distinguished and admired for her efforts on the medical front lines during the pandemic.
Through her efforts, determination and dedication, she`s now one of the finest talents in boxing world.
The fight was streamed live on Probellum’s website in select regions and on their YouTube channel.
This Friday in Ferizaj, Kosovo, undefeated Czech Fabiana Bytyqi (19-0-2, 5 KOs), defended her World Boxing Council Atom title, by drawing in a close contest with the Mexican Elizabeth López Corzo (10 -4-5, 1 KO).
The fight began with the champion using distance and waist movements well. As the rounds progressed, the Mexican shortened the distance connecting well to body and head. In the closing rounds Fabiana regained control.
The Judges’ scores were 96-96, 97-94 and 96-97.
The 26-year-old Czech champion won the WBC world title in September 2018, defeating Britain’s Denise Castle. In April 2019 she defended her title for the first time drawing against the Mexican María Vargas
In November of the same year, she defended her title for the second time defeating Mexican Ana Arrazola. Subsequently, she held four non-title battles and now she has defended her crown for the third time with this draw.
Corzo, 30, who was a FECOMBOX champion, showed great heart and courage throughout the bout.