SUPER WELTERWEIGHT champion: Abass BARAOU (Germany)

February 16th 2019 – Koblenz, Germany

by Nisse Sauerland

Abass Baraou   ( W UD 12 )

Carlos MOLINA (Patzcuaro, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico)

Both fighters had no problems to comply with the Wbc weight limit on Friday 15 February 2019 at 4:25pm LT in Koblenz at the Löhr Mall.     Molina kgs 69.100   Baraou kgs 69.700.   The fight at the CGM in Koblenz.   Abass outpointed much more experienced Carlos Molina (México) to win the vacant belt.   

In just his fifth pro fight, unbeaten super welterweight Abass Baraou (5-0, 2 KOs) claimed the WBC International title with a unanimous points decision against former IBF world champion Carlos Molina (29-11-2, 8 KOs).   Judges Esa Lehtosaari and Juan Carlos Pelayo scored the fight 115-112 in favor of Baraou, while Jürgen Langos had the new champion ahead by 118-109 (too wide).      *Molina was deducted one point in round 10 (head) after good referee Daniel Van De Wiele had already warned him verbally before (last time in round nine with a no-more warning).

 German Prime Minister Angela Merkel and Abass Baraou

 

 

 

 

WBC International champions in this weight class

James J Metcalf,  GB
Ismail ILIEV,  Russia
Felice Moncelli ,    Italy
Sergio GARCIA,   Spain
Matthew Macklin,   GB
Carson Jones,  USA
Orlando Fiordigiglio,  Italy
Sept. 12, 2013 Las Vegas:  
Julian Williams vs Hugo Centeño ended in round four  with  a Tech Draw with no winner.  The title remained  vacant after the fight .
Emanuele Della Rosa,   Italy
Jorge Paez Jr.     México
Antonio Margarito,   México
Sherzod Khusanov,   Uzbekistan
Ryan Rhodes,   GB
RAMON Abeldaño,   Argentina
GIOVANNI DE MARCO,   ITALY
GARY STRETCH,   GB
TONY COLLINS,   GB
ANDY TILL,   GB
CURTIS SUMMITT     USA
ALAIN BONNAMIE      CANADA
BRONCO MCKART      USA
AHMET DOTTUEV,    Kabardino Balkaria
KIRINO GARCIA      MEXICO
RENE HERRERA     MEXICO
ALFRED ANKAMAH     GHANA
MIHALY KOTAI,      Hungary
MARCO ANTONIO RUBIO,     México
KOFI JANTUAH,     Ghana
JOACHIM ALCINE,     Canada
Zaurbek Baysangurov,     Chetchenya, Russia
Vincent VUMA     SOUTH AFRICA