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 Last update:  12/18/2011       Read more by Ruslan Chikov            &
Avtandil Khurtsidze Edges Ossie Duran in Close Call
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By Ruslan Chikov

At the Sport Palace Yunost in Zaporozhye, Ukraine, Avtandil Khurtsidze (27-2-2, 16 KOs) won a close twelve round majority decision over Ossie Duran (26-10-2, 10 KOs) to capture the WBC's silver title at middleweight. The scores were 114:114 114:113 and 115:113. Duran's boxing skills were on display in this contest and he fought very well against his much much stronger foe. It took a few rounds for Khurtsidze to work his way into the fight, and his power was clear in the later rounds and had more effect when they found the target.

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comment by mushahadeen, on 12-18-2011
Thanks for posting this.

comment by UglyPug, on 12-18-2011
damn! bunch of beasts this weekend barely scathing by: first salido, and now my BOY, THE short, squat, stout, BEAST FROM THE EAST Avtandil!!! This dude is THE MOST muscular middleweight of all time! at 5'4'' he is built like a damn dwarven made, iron cast, BRICK SHYTHOUSE (but in a good way)...

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