Moscow, Russia – Russian tremendous middleweight Pavel Silyagin capped off his debut yr in paid ranks with a fantastic fourth-circular stoppage of veteran journeyman Sergey Khomistkiy (32-20-three, 14 KOs). Silyagin, 27, a bigger, taller and an awful lot younger of the two, has been quite simply dispatching his forty six-yr historical opponent for four rounds, hardly taking the rest in return.
Khomitskiy, whose latest regularly occurring upset wins had been stoppages of 12-0 Frank Buglioni (in 2014) and 18-0 Adam Etches (in 2015), was gutsy adequate to live on one knockdown within the third, and one knockdown within the fourth rounds, but suffered a rib damage in the manner and for this reason became retired by way of his nook after the fourth round. Silyagin improves to five-0, 3 KOs.
WBO #7 and IBF #8 bantamweight Nikolay Potapov (22-2-1, eleven KOs) scored a workmanlike unanimous determination over Ukrainian import Olexander Hryschuk (16-three, 6 KOs) over eight uneventful rounds in a live-busy battle.
Potapov, 30, was unable to locate Hryschuk anyplace in the ring since the latter was always relocating backwards. The Ukrainian, 34, who was once ranked in good-ten of the WBA, selected to run instead of to combat, and he was capable of prevent any hurt making up for a run of the mill contest, This loss became his third in a row.
Valery Oganessyan (4-0, three KOs) received Russian countrywide gentle welterweight title, his first profession belt, with an excellent stoppage over skilled veteran journeyman Dmitry “The Mechanic” Mikhaylenko after six finished rounds.
The combat could have been a high-quality step-up in category for Oganessyan but Mikhaylenko has been on his method down for quite a while, being simply 2-7 over the remaining four and a half years, which adopted greater fulfilling times in the States with wins over such warring parties as Sechew Powell, Ronald Cruz, Johan Perez and Karim Mayfield.
The Mechanic gave the impression to be a long way faraway from his improved days and form. He was torpid and greater prone to eat punches than to deliver them. He became a formal aggressor within the first couple of rounds simply as a result of inexperienced Oganessyan changed into slowly adjusting to the ring and to his opponent. As soon as the Armenian centered himself within the ring, the bout became right into a painful route for Mikhaylenko, who changed into simply unable to get it going. Oganessyan slowly put up further and further power up until a moment Mikhaylenko turned into in no place to absorb more punishment. The Mechanic is now 23-eight, with 10 KOs.
amateur superstar Hasanboy Dusmatov (2-0, 2 KOs) made a hot return to the ring more than a year after his seasoned debut and stopped fellow debutant Odiljon Sotkinov (0-1) in a single round.
The 2016 Rio mild flyweight gold medalist and Val Barker trophy proprietor dropped Sotkinov 4 times with challenging appropriate arms to get a stoppage at 2:55 of the opening session. Dusmatov is 27.
Armenian Karen Tonakanyan (1-0, 1 KO) made a fantastic professional debut via stopping former world-rated contender-grew to become-journeyman Andrey Isaev (30-19, 9 KOs) of Belarus inside two rounds. Tonakanyan immediately put power on Isaev and got him in quandary in the second round. Referee Andrei Kurnyavka stopped the fight with Isaev being wobbled and dazed in the corner. It turned into his twelfth consecutive loss.
Cruiserweight Vladimir Kelesh (9-0, 6 KOs) scored an excellent unanimous determination against very long lasting however eventually overmatched Ukrainian import Vadim Novopashyn (6-2, 2 KOs) over eight rounds in what changed into reasonably a sluggish-paced battle. Kelesh’s superiority was well felt and considered but Novopashyn has certainly not been in concern of getting down or out because of his average durability and strong chin.