Istanbul, Caserta and Sofia hosted the APB Ranking Round 3 matches for the Middleweight, Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight categories with the following results:
MIDDLE 75 KG – FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12
Location: Istanbul, Venue: Caferaga Spor Salonu
Home star and World Championships bronze medalist Adem Kilicci defeated Egypt’s All-Africa Games bronze medallist Hosam Abdin on points to continue his undefeated start to the competition.
European Boxing Champion Artem Chebotarev also defeated Dmytro Mytrofanov on points, and he will face Kilicci in the next Round for the Ranking Title.
Marlo DELG ADO (ECU) vs Michel TAVARES (FRA) W.P.
Nickson ABAKA (KEN) vs Bogdan JURATONI (BUL) W.P.
Artem CHEBOTAREV (RUS) W.P. vs Dmytro MYTROFANOV (UKR)
Adem KILICCI (TUR) W.P. vs Hosam ABDIN (EGY)
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT 81 KG – FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12
Location: Sofia – Venue: Universiada Hall
London 2012 Olympian Ehsan Rouzbahani, defeated undefeated professional boxer Mathieu Bauderlique (FRA), and Russia’s Nikita Ivanov, the 2013 European Boxing Champion lost his first APB bout against Kennedy St Pierre.
The results mean Rouzbahani and St Pierre will fight in the next Round for the Light Heavyweight Ranking Title.
Serge MICHEL (GER) vs Joe WARD (IRE) W.P. (54:60/ 54:60/ 54:60)
Mathieu BAUDERLOQUE (FRA) vs Ehsan ROUZBAHANI (IRI) W.P. (55:59/ 56:58/ 57:57)
Kennedy St PIERRE (MRI) T.K.O. (R5) vs Nikita IVANOV (RUS)
Spas GENOV (BUL) W.P. (58:56/ 59:55/ 58:56) vs Oybek MAMAZULUNOV (UZB)
HEAVY 91 KG – FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12
Location: Castel Morrone, Caserta – Venue: Palamaggio
Italian icon and two-time World Champion Clemente Russo defeated Asian Boxing Champion Anton Pinchuk (KAZ) on points.
Germany’s Emir Ahmatovic lost against the Russian Aleksey Egorov on points, which means Russo and Egorov will fight in the next Round for the Ranking Title.
Chouaib BOULOUDINATS (ALG) T.K.O. (R3 2:50) vs Javonta CHARLES (USA)
Roman GOLOVASHCHENKO (UKR) W.P. (59:55/ 59:55/ 59:55) vs Yamil PERALTA (ARG)
Aleksey EGOROV (RUS) W.P. (58:56/ 59:55/ 58:56) vs Emir AHMATOVIC (GER)
Clemente RUSSO (ITA) W.P. (58:56/ 58:56/ 58:56) vs Anton PINCHUK (KAZ)