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Caleb Truax Decisions Matt Vanda in Home Grudge Bout

A Minnesota grudge match took place at the Convention Center in Minneapolis. Middleweights Matt Vanda (44-15, 24KOs) and Caleb Truax (20-1, 12KOs) fought over ten rounds, with Truax winning a ten round unanimous decision.  Truax was too big and strong for Vanda, who was entering the ring for the final time in his career. The crowd gave Vanda plenty of support as he gave it his all before bowing out.

Truax has now won three in a row since the decision loss to Jermain Taylor last April, where Truax put up a tougher showing than expected and dropped Taylor in the ninth. Vanda had not fought since the TKO defeat to Marco Antonio Rubio in December 2011.

Vanda ends his long career, which included matches with Yori Boy Campas, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., John Duddy and many others.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by JKidd2624 on 01-20-2013

Bitter sweet seeing Vanda end his career. It was time, but I spent most of my career boxing on his undercards here in MN and it's been a true pleasure to get to know him and pick his brain from…

Comment by taansend on 01-20-2013

A thread about the colour of Mayweather's underpants or the name of Pacquiao's budgie gets 500 responses. A farewell bout of a genuine tough guy warrior, the type that really 'makes' this sport gets nothing. Pretty much sums up 95%…

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