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Video: Andre Ward Talks Oleksandr Usyk vs. Tony Bellew

Video by Ryan Burton

In what will surely go down as one of the closest and most hard-fought middleweight title fights in boxing history, Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) went toe-to-toe in 12 rounds of non-stop action to defeat the reigning WBC, WBA and IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs) by majority decision in their middleweight championship rematch at T-Mobile Arena. 

In the evening's co-main event, Jaime Munguia (31-0, 26KOs) of Tijuana, Mexico defended his WBO Junior Middleweight Title with a dominant third-round technical knockout victory against Brandon Cook (20-2, 12KOs) of Ontario, Canada in tonight's co-main event, which was scheduled for 12 rounds.

The fight was stopped at 1:03 of the third round. 
 
David Lemieux (40-4, 34KOs) of Montreal, Canada defeated Gary O'Sullivan (28-3, 22KOs) of Cork, Ireland via knockout in the first round of a middleweight bout scheduled for 12 rounds. Lemieux earned a chance at the WBA Middleweight Title by stopping O'Sullivan at 2:44 seconds of the aforementioned round.

Vergil Ortiz Jr. (11-0, 11KOs) of Dallas, Texas defeated Roberto Ortiz (35-3-2, 26KOs) of Torreon, Mexico via technical knockout in the second round of a super lightweight fight originally slated for eight rounds.

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Alexis Rocha (12-0, 8 KOs) of Santa Ana, California was victorious against Carlos Ortiz (10-3, 10 KOs) of Torreon, Mexico in an eight-round super welterweight fight. Rocha won with scores of 80-72, 80-72 ,79-73.
 
Jaba Khositashvili (4-0, 2KOs) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania beat Lawrence King (4-1, 3KOs) of San Bernardino, California via unanimous decision in a six-round light heavyweight fight. Kohsitashvili won with all scores of 58-56.
 
Brian Ceballo (5-0, 3KOs) of New York, New York won via TKO against David Thomas (6-3-2, 2KOs) of Orange, Texas in the second round of a welterweight fight originally scheduled for six rounds. 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Bum squad on 09-17-2018

[QUOTE=dan_cov;19110955] It'll of been slightly over two years since Bellew last boiled down to the CW limit.[/QUOTE] That won't be a problem, Bellew is a natural cruiser not a heavy which Bellew himself has already said he didn't have to…

Comment by Straightener on 09-17-2018

[QUOTE=Andrij;19110948]Usyk is Olympic Gold medalist and Undisputed World Champ but Ward never heard of him ? Does Ward even follow boxing ? Btw Usyk will destroy Bellew.[/QUOTE] Ward is talking pony Too right he knows who Usyk is .... he’s…

Comment by Holler on 09-17-2018

[QUOTE=Andrij;19110948]Usyk is Olympic Gold medalist and Undisputed World Champ but Ward never heard of him ? Does Ward even follow boxing ? Btw Usyk will destroy Bellew.[/QUOTE] I think something's been lost in translation. If you watch it again Ward…

Comment by dan_cov on 09-17-2018

Good interview and some nice insight into the weight, its an interesting point. It'll of been slightly over two years since Bellew last boiled down to the CW limit.

Comment by Andrij on 09-17-2018

Usyk is Olympic Gold medalist and Undisputed World Champ but Ward never heard of him ? Does Ward even follow boxing ? Btw Usyk will destroy Bellew.

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