WORLDWIDE RESULTS FROM THE WEEKEND
Ismail Abdoul W12 Ben Nsafoah... Belgian veteran Ismail Abdoul defeated Ben Nsafoah on Saturday night in Ninove, Belgium over the weekend. Nsafoah (15-9-2) was deducted a point for holding in round five, and was hurt from a perfect left hook by Abdoul at the bell to end the eighth. Judges Jean-Marcel Nartz, Brahim Ait Aadi and Hugues Hellebaut scored it 120-107, 120-108 and 119-111 in favor of Abdoul (49-27-2).
Mario Briones D12 Evans Mbamba... In Secunda, South Africa, Evans Mbamba could only manage a draw in a home-country bout against Mexican Mario Briones. Both super bantamweights had moments where they, for a period, seemed in control of the action. But after twelve rounds, the fight was declared a draw with scores of 114-114 (twice) , 114-114 and 117-111 Mbamba. Both fighters immediately expressed their wish for a quick rematch. Mbamba's record now stands at 18-3-1, while Briones goes to 24-3-2 (18).
Shannon O'Connell TKO7 Gabisile Tshabalala... In the South African co-feature, a womens featherweight bout, Gabisile Tshabalala (8-1-1) was dismantled by Australias Shannon Shannon O'Connell (8-2), who impressively stopped the previously undefeated South African national champion in seven rounds. source for all results: world boxing federation