By Juan Barajas: Saturday night at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium in Accra, Ghana, light heavyweights Brimah Kamoko (20-0, 15 ko’s) and journeyman Hector Velazco (37-9-1, 16 ko’s) fought for the vacant World Professional Boxing Federation title.
The bout, scheduled for 12 rounds, only lasted 10 as both fighters handed out punishment before Kamoko took over, dropping Velazco once in the ninth and finishing him off in the tenth via TKO.
On the undercard, Joshua Okine, 20-4-1-(13), defeated former 2000 Olympic Gold Medalist Muhammed Adullaev, 20-4-(14), by way of 12 round unanimous decision for the vacant World Professional Boxing Federation welterweight title.
Also on the card, Albert Mensah won the vacant WPBF super lightweight title by defeating Russia’s Karen Tevosiyan via unanimous decision and Peter Mashamaite, 18-8-1, upset Ghana’s Ishmael Tetteh, 20-5-2, for the WBO Africa super featherweight title.
July 31, 2010