Khabib Allakhverdiev, 17-0-(8) won the IBO light welterweight title with a fourth round knockout of current champ Kaizer Mabuza, 24-9-3-(18) in Moscow, Russia on Wednesday.
The Southpaw Allakhverdiev got off to a good start by flooring Mabuza in round one. He finished off Mabuza by knocking him down twice more in round four.
On the undercard unbeaten light welterweight Eduard Troyanovsky, 11-0-(8), recovered from a ninth round knockdown to stop Claudinei Lacerda with just 10 seconds to go in round 10.
World rated cruiserweight Grigory Drozd needed just 39 seconds to stop Fabio Garrido.
June 20, 2012