By Per Ake Persson
The Main Event 5 staged by MK Event headed by Malamine Koné went ahead last night at the Palais de Marcel Cerdan in Levallois Perret.
All went well until the lightweight fight between Marvin Petit and Samir Kasmi with the WBA Continental title at stake.
Reports vary but there appears to have been turmoil between fans even before the fight and while Petit and Kasmi were fighting in the ring - and then an almost full scale riot erupted outside of the ropes.
Local police had to be called in, the arena evacuated and Petit vs Kasmi was declared a No Contest. The fighting continued outside of the venue but luckily no-one appears to have been seriously injured.
In other action Maiva Hamedouche retained the IBF female featherweight title with a unanimous decision over Myriam Dellal.
Mohamed Mimoune won the vacant IBO super lightweight title on scores of 116-109, 117-108 and 113-112 over Argentinean Emiliano Rodriguez. The former EBU 147 lb champ, a southpaw, is a tricky, capable campaigner and is now 20-2.
Franck Petitjean retained the EU 140 lb title with a unanimous decision over Italian Andre Scarpa. The judges had it 115-113, 117-111 and 116-112.
Hervé Lofidi won the French cruiser title with a first round knockout over Siril Makiadi and Keven Lele Sadjo stopped Shamil Ismailov in the fourth to win the national title at super middleweight.
In Buchholz, Germany, 52-year old Adnan Oezcoban, 10-14-2, won the interim International German - gba version - title with a fifth round tko win over 44-year old Dane Robert Larsen, 3-3-1. Larsen announced his pro debut in 2002 but as it was the debut didn´t take place until 2015.
Lightweight Nico Venetis, son of promoter Elias Venetis, won the vacant GBC Youth title with a second round knockout over Norbert Eszenyi.
Female superlightweight Alicia Melina Kummer retained the GBC, GBU, WIBA and WIBF belts with a points win over Lina Tejada.
In Kiev, Ukraine, super bantamweight Oleksandr Yehorov retained the WBA Continental belt with a close points win over Spanish challenger Cristian Rodriguez. It was scored 114-113 twice and 118-109.