Constantin Bejenaru of Moldova beat South Africa’s Thabiso Mchunu on a unanimous 10-round points decision to retain the WBC Continental and WBC International cruiserweight titles at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, USA on Saturday night.
In a battle of southpaws, Bejaneru (13-0, 3) was in control from the opening bell and scored a knockdown in the seventh round to win with scores of 98-91 and 97-92 twice.
MENOYOTHIN RETAINS WBC MINIMUMWEIGHT BELT
Wanheng Menayothin (49-0; 17) retained the WBC minimumweight belt with a unanimous 12-round points decision over Tatsuya Fukuhara (19-6-6; 7) on Saturday afternoon at Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.
Fukuhara put up stern opposition but the skilled Menayothin did enough to win with scores of 118-110, 117-113 and 116-112 on the judges’ scorecards.
CHARR WINS WBA “REGULAR” HEAVYWEIGHT BELT
In a bout for the vacant WBA “regular” heavyweight belt, Manuel Charr (31-4; 17) outscored Alexander Ustinov (34-2; 25) over 12 rounds at the König-Pilsener-Arena in Oberhausen, Germany on Saturday night.
The scores were 116-111, 115-112 and 115-111 on the judges’ scorecards.
Charr was cut over the left eye and dropped Ustinov in the eighth round.