It was a big evening for Eye of the Tiger at the Casino de Montréal. In the main event, Arslanbek . (Photos by Vincent Ethier)
In the 39th second of the sixth round, “The Lion” sent “The Viking” down and stopped him, tallying up a 14th win right before the bell rang.
Makhmudov now boasts two titles: he successfully defended his NABF title and claimed the heavyweight NABA belt.
In the co-feature, Simon Kean took down Shawndell Terrell Winters in a tough battle. The sixth round proved to be a turning point in the pace of the fight as they exchanged knockdowns.
The referee called the fight at 1 minute 25 seconds into the ninth round after Winters was knocked down twice in that same round. Kean can now take his 21st victory to the bank.