Russian Boxer Zaurbek Baisangurov Retains World Champion Title
Oct 8, 2012
Zaurbek Baisangurov of Russia has defended the World Boxing Organization world champion title in the 69.9-kilogram class. He won the 12-round fight with Czech Lukas Konecny, ITAR-TASS reports.
All the referees agreed the Russian was the winner – 119:109, 117:111 and 118:110. Thus, the 27-year-old boxer for the second time defended the title he holds since last May.
It is his 28th win (20 with knockouts), with one defeat. Konecny, 34, had the fourth defeat with 48 wins (23 with knockouts).
Baisangurov is one of Russia's three world champions, together with Denis Lebedev (the interim title of the World Boxing Association in the 90.72 kilogram class) and Alexander Povetkin (the WBA regular title in the super heavy class).
Russkiy Mir Foundation Information Service
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