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Denis Grachev Knocks Ismayl Sillakh Out, Huge Upset!

Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas - A battle of undefeated light heavyweight contenders saw Denis Grachev (12-0-1, 8KOs) shock highly rated knockout artist Ismayl Sillakh (17-1, 14KOs) with an eight round stoppage.

After dominating most of the action in the previous rounds, a huge right hand rocked Sillakh bad in the eight, and then Grachev battered him in the corner and started unloading with combinations until Sillakh was going down and the referee Vic Drakulich jumped in to wave it off.

Sillakh was an 11-1 favorite and one of the brightest up and coming contenders in the entire sport.

In the co-feature, a battle of undefeated super featherweight prospects took place, with Javier Fortuna (19-0, 14KOs) demolishing Yuandale Evans (16-1, 12KOs) in the first round. They started fast and traded hard punches. During one of their exchanges, Fortuna leveled Evans with a counter bomb on the button and sent him down hard. Evans barely beat the count and had no idea how to hold on, and instead made a decision to trade some more. Fortuna caught him again with a hard combination to send him down for the second time and the fight was stopped at 2:02.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TeamUppercut on 04-29-2012

[QUOTE=Realizniguhnit;12052439]He didn't do much of anything but throw a bunch of powder puffs, get booed, then knocked out :boxing:[/QUOTE] He knocked Grachev down with one shot?

Comment by TeamUppercut on 04-29-2012

[QUOTE=Realizniguhnit;12052536]right but we both are close to if not considered hardcore boxing fans, the casual fan doesn't want to see this guy again did u hear all the boo's start in the second rd, no ones paying to see this…

Comment by MASTER1454 on 04-28-2012

[QUOTE=Realizniguhnit;12051874]Please go study your boxing history. Most of the greatest boxers in the history of the sport hail from the midwest from Sugar Ray Robinson/Leonard, James Toney, Floyd Mayweather the list goes on and on even young Adrien Broner is…

Comment by hillbilly on 04-28-2012

[QUOTE=Light_Speed;12053639]A lot of people in this thread don't know jack sh[B]i[/B]t about boxing. Sillakh didn't lose because of his chin he lost because of two things : his lack of defense and his lack of experience in bad situations (knowing…

Comment by Light_Speed on 04-28-2012

A lot of people in this thread don't know jack sh[B]i[/B]t about boxing. Sillakh didn't lose because of his chin he lost because of two things : his lack of defense and his lack of experience in bad situations (knowing…

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