Upset, knockout of the year and comeback of Islam: results and video


Whitesands Events Center, Plant City, Florida, USA. In the main event of the show, ex-world champion Xu Chan (18-4, 3 KOs) from China sensationally lost to the Mexican
Brandon Leon Benitez (19-2, 7 KOs). The fight took place in the featherweight limit (up to 57.2 kg).

The fight turned out to be competitive and spectacular. Benitez did what Chang himself used to outplay his opponents earlier – he simply reworked it.

The judges were divided: twice 96-94 Benitez against 97-93 Chanyu.


Xu Can and Brandon Benitez are both looking to assert their dominance in the early rounds. #proboxtv #boxing #boxeo

— ProBox TV (@ProBox_TV) October 8, 2022

Benitez SD 10.

At the opening act, American super lightweight prospect (up to 63.5 kg) Cesar Francis (12-0, 7 KOs) coped with
Francisco Armentoy (12-2, 4 KOs) from Mexico.

The fight ended at the start of the second three-minute period – the favorite beautifully met the opponent with an uppercut. The knockout is simply gorgeous, check it out:


Brooklyn’s Cesar Francis produces a knockout of the year contender in the opening bout tonight on ProBox TV. #boxing #boxeo #proboxtv #brooklyn

— ProBox TV (@ProBox_TV) October 8, 2022

Francis KO 2.

Olympic medalist age middleweight (up to 72.6 kg) Kanat Islam (29-1, 22 KOs) from Kazakhstan closed his debut defeat in his career with a victory over his peer – the Argentine gatekeeper
Javier Francisco Maciel (34-18, 23 KOs).

Islam confidently controlled the course of the battle until the final gong and was close to an early victory – he dropped his opponent in the final round.

The score of the judges: three times 80-71.

Islam UD 8.