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Magomed Gets Off The Floor To KO McCline in a Thriller

By Alexey Sukachev

Moscow, Russia - In a very short but devastating thriller, WBA #14 Magomed Abdusalamov (16-0, 16 KOs) came off the floor in the first, and knocked out American veteran Jameel McCline (41-13-3, 24 KOs) in the second.

McCline started the bout very cautiously but dropped vastly unproven Abdusalamov with his first serious punch of the bout - a right hand. Magomed was down hard but got up and got back immediately into action swinging against McCline. The right hand was still a problem, and he was rocked a couple of times but survived and made it to the next round.

In the second, Abdusalamov immediately jumped on his opponent only to eat a couple of hard right hands. McCline, however, didn't capitalized on that. Oppositely, he was rocked himself with Abdualamov's wide but powerful shots. Soon thereafter he tried to land his left hand to the body, but the Russian countered him with a short but very hard right hook. McCline went down and got up only at the count of "ten" to see the fight being waved off by referee Daniel Van De Viele at 1:57. Abdusalamov is now the WBC USNBC heavyweight champion but has very much to learn.

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In a heated Chechen-Ingush encounter between two undefeated featherweights, WBC Baltic 126-pound titleholder Ayup Arsaev retained his regalia after his opponent, a two-time Olympian for Belarus Khavazhy Khatsygov (8-1, 5 KOs), 35, failed to answer the bell for round five.

Ingush Arsaev (13-0, 8 KOs), 29, had some problems in the first round but rallied back vehemently and scored a knockdown in the third after a series of punches. Khatsygov, a native of Grozny, got up and battled bravely but slowly faded under Arsaev's fire in the fourth, before his corner chose not to continue - probably due to an injury.

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Russian blonde hottie Svetlana Kulakova (5-0, 1 KOs) got the better of her heavily tattoed Ukrainian opponent Irina Bartash (2-1) over four two-minute rounds in her first boxing match-up in five years. The Russian kickboxer and muay-thai practitioneer took every round on all the judges' scorecards (40-36). BoxingScene had it 39-37 - also in her favor.

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Vyacheslav Glazkov (13-0, 9 KOs) of Ukraine endured the early attacks of "The Sandman" Konstantin Airich (23-7-2, 17 KOs) to take a painful ten-round unanimous decision and to capture the vacant WBC Baltic Silver heavyweight title.

Airich landed some well-placed shots in the very beginning of the fight but from the midpoint he was no match for the 2008 Beijing Olympics bronze medalist. Glazkov used his dominant long jab to keep the German at the end of it. Airich took harsh punishment during the last three rounds but somehow managed to end the fight on his feet. Probably the lack of power and killer instinct in WBC #16 Glazkov were decisive in this fight.

Final scores were: 100-90 (Alexey Artemiev and Roman Filimonov) and 100-91 (Doniyor Ergashev) - for Glazkov. Scores after the 4 rounds were identical: 40-36, and Ergashev scored a single even round for both fighters between the 5th and the 8th.

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In the opener, undefeated Russian middleweight Andrey Meryasev aggressively went after the Uzbek upset artist Muhirdin Rajapbaev and outslugged him in thrilling fashion with plenty of heated exchanges.

Meryasev, 24, fighting for the first time against a fighter with a winning record, weakened his opponent with crisp body shots in the first half and added hard left bombs to the head (on occasion) and seemingly broke his opponent's nose in the fifth. Rajapbaev delivered his share of damage too, proving the Russian has still much to learn but his power was just not enough.

Scores after the 4th (8th) were: 40-36 (80-72), 40-37 (80-73) and 40-38 (80-74) - for Meryasev (11-0, 10 KOs). Early into the 10th, Meryasev landed a couple of hard jabs and busted his foe's nose even worse. A ringside physician showed the red card to the Uzbek and the referee waved the bout off just after that at 0:28 of the stanza to the bitter disappointment of Rajapbaev. The Russian became the new WBC Baltic middleweight champion.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mike Tyson77 on 09-08-2012

[QUOTE=Irishmujahid;12490371]Wtf mccline trips and hurts his ****ing leg they all start cheering as if he ko him.[/QUOTE] :lol1: Those silly soviets...

Comment by Irishmujahid on 09-08-2012

Wtf mccline trips and hurts his ****ing leg they all start cheering as if he ko him.

Comment by Mike Tyson77 on 09-08-2012

[QUOTE=richardt;12490329]Stick a fork in McCline. He was not all that when he was in his prime and now he just embarrases himself with one loss after another after another after another.[/QUOTE] it's only his 13th loss, i wanna see him…

Comment by richardt on 09-08-2012

Stick a fork in McCline. He was not all that when he was in his prime and now he just embarrases himself with one loss after another after another after another.

Comment by Corelone on 09-08-2012

I've seen a lot of big punchers, many never learn how to box, stay clumsy and rely on thier power. For some it takes a scare, like a bad cut, and they box by default. Mostly, they get beat, sooner…

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