SUPER WELTERWEIGHT champion: Abass BARAOU (Germany)

October 26th in London (02 Arena)

Abass Baraou (champ)  WTKO6  John O’Donnell (UK)                

by   Nisse Sauerland

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

 

 

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