Abass Baraou (9-0, 6 KOs) won a non-title bout (TKO5) in a historic evening that saw Team Sauerland and Universum co-promote a show for the first time in history. He stopped Mexico’s Abraham ‘Pitbull’ Juarez last January 25th at the ‘Work Your Champ Arena’ in Hamburg, Germany.
His title defence will happen next March … be tuned up …
October 26th 2019 in London (02 Arena)
Abass Baraou (champ) WTKO6 John O’Donnell (UK)
New convincing performance by German Abbas Baraou (8-0), contractually linked to Sauerland Event. On Saturday evening October 26 at the 02 Arena in London, the 24-year-old from Togo defeated his taller southpaw Irish challenger John O’Donnell by TKO6 to retain his WBC International SuperWelter weight crown. A clear and unquestionable success, obtained outside his home country which shows , in addition to the already recognized technical qualities, the personality of this young boy.
Baraou won by TKO6 (2’59”)
First knockdown at 29 seconds to the end of the session. O’Donnel beating the count , but seconds later stopped by referee Victor Loughlin when he was still on his feet but under fire in the corner.
German Prime Minister Angela Merkel and Abass Baraou