Alì Akhmedov stopped in one round Andrew Hernandez to retain his WBC International 168Lbs Silver crown. A right hand put Hernandez down and, although the latter had beaten the count, referee Eddie Edgardo CLAUDIO wisely waved the fight off.
Saturday 5th October in NYC at the MSG by GGG Promotion.
Kazakhstan’s undefeated Ali Akhmedov had scored a third round TKO over Marcus McDaniel (15-1, 2 KOs) to win the vacant WBC International Silver title on Saturday night June 8th this year at the Madison Square Garden in New York City. Akhmedov had McDaniel in trouble in round three with a barrage of punches. The latter beat the count, but for referee Benjy Estevez enough was enough and the fight was stopped at 1:41 of that session.
Ali Akhmedov 167.4
Marcus McDaniel 168
Venue: Madison Square Garden, NYC
Promoter: GGG Promotions
Former WBC International Silver champions in this weight class
Ramil Gadzhiyev, Ukraine
Sakio Bika, Cameroon-Australia
Avni Yildirim, Turkey
Zac DUNN, Australia
Luke Blackledge, Great Britain
Andrea Di Luisa, Italy