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Photos: Khabib Unifies IBO/WBA Gold With Guzman Win

By Ruslan Chikov, photos by Allboxing.ru/Boxko.ru

BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida - Undefeated IBO junior welterweight champion Khabib Allakhverdiev (18-0, 8 KOs) won an eighth round technical split decision over previously unbeaten Joan Guzman (33-1-1, 20 KOs) to capture the vacant "regular" WBA 140-pound title. Guzman was dropped in the third, although two knockdowns were missed by the referee and the fight was stopped in the eight after Guzman said he injured his left knee. Khabib won on two cards with a score of 76-75, while Guzman was was ahead 76-75 on the third card.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 12-02-2012

[QUOTE=apocalypto;12757906]is he the goods?[/QUOTE] He looked pretty good Friday night!

Comment by King_ on 12-02-2012

[QUOTE=apocalypto;12757906]is he the goods?[/QUOTE] Yes . :boxing:

Comment by apocalypto on 12-01-2012

[QUOTE=ddangerous;12757888]Khabib turned some heads last night, including Guzman's. :wave:[/QUOTE] is he the goods?

Comment by ddangerous on 12-01-2012

Khabib turned some heads last night, including Guzman's. :wave:

Comment by King_ on 12-01-2012

[QUOTE=New England;12757202]i have not seen the fight. that said, how does it become a technical decision if guzman quits after hurting his knee? was there a bodyslam, or something? this is boxing, not tennis. that's a knockout loss...[/QUOTE] Ref ruled…

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