RESULTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Alan Emmanuel Castano TKO6 Gilberto Pereira dos Santos... In Argentina, local middleweight Alan Emmanuel Castano remained undefeated with a sixth-round technical knockout of former Brazilian national champion Gilberto Pereira dos Santos (14-7). The fight was entertaining from the first round, but with Castano (13-0) often coming out on top of the exchanges. Eventually he landed the finishing shots on Pereira dos Santos, and referee Martin Carnevale Sosa waved it off at 2:58 of round six.
Frans Ramabolu TKO5 Xolani Mvubu... In South Africa, Frans Ramabolu, normaly, a 154 pounder, moved up two weight classes to take on late replacement Xolani Mvubu. Despite getting the assignment at very short notice, the southpaw Mvubu almost pulled off the upset, and even knocked Ramabolu down in the third round. But Ramabolu (9-3) beat the count and overcame the shaky start. From round four, pressured Mvubu (14-12-2), who quickly felt the pace and started to fade before retiring between the fifth and sixth round. At the time of stoppage Mvubu was ahead on two cards while the third tally was even.
Melissa Miller D10 Ellen Simwaka ...In a womens' bantamweight bout, South Africa's Melissa Miller (5-7-3), battled to a ten-round draw against 20-year-old Malawian Ellen Simwaka (6-2-1). Judge Simon Mokabi scored the fight 96-94 for the visitor, Judge Ben Ncapayi had it 96-95 for Miller, and Judge Fred Makhatani saw it all even at 95-95. source for all results: wbf