Ori beat the tough Mexican and became the world champion: results


Iceparc, Angers, France. In the main event of the evening, the vacant IBO world champion belt in the second flyweight division (up to 52.2 kg) was contested. Local fighter Georges Ori (15-3-1, 1 KO) defeated the seasoned Mexican Rosendo Guarneros (19-5-2, 9 KOs).

The fight went all the way. The judges unanimously gave the victory to the local fighter: 116-112 and twice 117-111.

Ori UD 12.

Guarneros is known for defeating ex-world champion compatriot Esteban Bermudez, and in 2020-2021 he upset British prospect Tommy Frank twice in a row.

The Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa. As part of the show, the vacant belt of the IBF international champion in the first middleweight (up to 69.9 kg) was contested. Emmany Calombo (16-1, 16 KOs) from the DRC inflicted a debut defeat on an elderly
Rayton Okviri (7-1-1, 6 KOs) from Kenya, better known for his amateur performances (participant of the 2016 Olympics).

The veteran refused to continue the fight in the 7th round.

Kalombo TKO 7.

At the warm-up in the welterweight limit (up to 66.7 kg), the local ex-champion in the minor version of the IBO Tulani Mbenge (19-1, 15 KOs) beat the Tanzanian gatekeeper
Idda Pialari (30-8-1, 21 KOs).

Mbenge TKO 2.