2008 Championship Bout Results

2008 Championship Bout Results
January 5, 2009

JANUARY
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Jan. 03 -- Paul Malignaggi records a unanimous decision
over Herman Ngoudjo in Atlantic City to retain his IBF
junior welterweight title.

Jan. 10 -- Wladimir Sidorenko records a unanimous decision
over Nobuto Ikehara in Osaka, Japan to retain his WBA
bantamweight title.

Jan. 10 -- Hozumi Hasegawa records a unanimous decision
over Simone Maludrottu in Osaka, Japan to retain his
WBC bantamweight title.

Jan. 14 -- Alexander Munoz records a unanimous decision
over Katsushige Kawashima in Yokohama, Japan to retain
his WBA super flyweight title.

Jan. 19 -- Ruslan Chagaev records a unanimous decision
over Matt Skelton in Dusseldorf, Germany to retain his
WBA heavyweight title.

Jan. 19 -- Steve Molitor records a unanimous decision
over Ricardo Castillo in Ontario, Canada to retain his
IBF super bantamweight title.

Jan. 26 -- Chris John records a seventh-round technical
knockout over Roinet Caballero in Jakarta, Indonesia to
retain his WBA featherweight title.

FEBRUARY
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Feb. 09 -- Edgar Sosa records a unanimous decision over
Jesus Iribe in Guanajuato, Mexico to retain his WBC
light flyweight title.

Feb. 16 -- Christian Mijares records a split decision
over Jose Navarro in Las Vegas to retain his WBC super
flyweight title.

Feb. 23 -- Wladimir Klitschko records a unanimous decision
over Sultan Ibragimov in New York to retain his IBF
heavyweight title.

Feb. 27 -- Anthony Mundine records a unanimous decision
over Nader Hamdan in Sydney to retain his WBA super
middleweight title.

Feb. 28 -- Dimitri Kirilov records a majority decision over
Cecilio Santos in New York to retain his IBF super flyweight
title.

Feb. 29 -- Lucian Bute records a 10th-round technical
knockout over William Joppy in Montreal to retain his
IBF super middleweight title.

Feb. 29 -- Robert Guerrero records an eighth-round knockout
over Jason Litzau in Lemore, California to retain his IBF
featherweight title.

MARCH
=====

Mar. 01 -- Yutaka Niida records a sixth-round knockout
over Jose Luis Varela in Tokyo to retain his WBA
minimumweight title.

Mar. 01 -- Israel Vazquez records a split decision over
Rafael Marquez in Carson, California to retain his WBC
super bantamweight title.

Mar. 08 -- Daisuke Naito records a draw with Pongsaklek
Wonjongkam in Tokyo to retain his WBC flyweight title.

Mar. 08 -- David Haye records a second-round technical
knockout over Enzo Maccarinelli in Greenwich, England
to retain his WBA and WBC cruiserweight titles.

Mar. 08 -- Nate Campbell records a split decision over
Juan Diaz in Cancun, Mexico to capture the WBA and IBF
lightweight title.

Mar. 08 -- Samuel Peter records a sixth-round technical
knockout over Oleg Maskaev in Cancun, Mexico to capture
the WBC heavyweight title.

Mar. 15 -- Manny Pacquiao records a split decision over
Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas to capture the WBC
super featherweight title.

Mar. 22 -- Andreas Kotelnik records a 12th-round technical
knockout over Gavin Rees in Cardiff, Wales to capture the
the WBA super lightweight title.

Mar. 27 -- Verno Phillips records a split decision
over Cory Spinks in St Louis to capture the IBF
junior middleweight title.

Mar. 29 -- Takefumi Sakata records a unanimous decision
over Shingo Yamaguchi in Chiba, Japan to retain his
WBA flyweight title.

Mar. 29 -- Arthur Abraham records a 12th-round knockout
over Elvin Ayala in Kiel, Germany to retain his
IBF middleweight title.

APRIL
=====

Apr. 05 -- Felix Sturm records a seventh-round technical
knockout over Jamie Pittman in Dusseldorf, Germany to
retain his WBA middleweight title.

Apr. 05 -- Steve Molitor records a unanimous decision
over Fernando Beltran Jr. in Rama, Ontario to retain his
IBF super bantamweight title.

Apr. 12 -- Cassius Baloyi records a majority decision
over Mzonke Fana in Mafikeng, South Africa to capture
the IBF junior lightweight title.

Apr. 12 -- Chad Dawson records a unanimous decision over
Glen Johnson in Tampa, Florida to retain his WBC light
heavyweight title.

Apr. 12 -- Antonio Margarito records a sixth-round knockout
over Kermit Cintron in Atlantic City to capture the IBF
welterweight title.

Apr. 12 -- Antonio Tarver records a unanimous decision over
Clinton Woods in Tampa, Florida to capture the IBF light
heavyweight title.

Apr. 12 -- Miguel Cotto records a fifth-round stoppage over
Alfonso Gomez in Atlantic City to retain his WBA welterweight
title.

Apr. 19 -- Yuriy Nuzhnenko fought to a technical draw with
Irving Garcia in Kiev, Ukraine to retain his interim WBA
welterweight title.

Apr. 19 -- Adrian Diaconu records a unanimous decision over
Chris Henry in Bucharest, Romania to capture the vacant
interim WBC light heavyweight title.

MAY
===

May 03 -- Firat Arslan records a unanimous decision over
Darnell Wilson in Stuttgart, Germany, to retain his WBA
cruiserweight title.

May 10 -- Timothy Bradley records a split decision over
Junior Witter in Nottingham, England to capture the WBC
super lightweight title.

May 17 -- Cristian Mijares records a split-decison over
Alexander Munoz in Gomez Palacio, Mexico to capture the
WBA super flyweight title and retain his WBC super flyweight
title.

May 19 -- Yusuke Kobori records a third-round technical
knockout over Jose Alfaro in Tokyo to capture the WBA
lightweight title.

May 24 -- Paul Malingnaggi records a split decison over
Lovemore N'dou in Manchester, England to retain his
IBF junior welterweight title.

May 28 -- Anthony Mundine records a unanimous decision over
Sam Soliman in Melbourne, Australia to retain his WBA super
middleweight title.

May 31 -- Anselmo Moreno records a unaminous decision over
Wladimir Sidorenko in Duesseldorf, Germany to capture the
WBA bantamweight title.

May 31 -- Oscar Larios records a fifth-round technical
knockout over Feider Viloria in Chetumal, Mexico to capture
the interim WBC featherweight title.

JUNE
====

June 07 -- Sergio Mora records a majority decision over
Vernon Forrest in Uncasville, Connecticut to capture
the WBC super welterweight title.

June 07 -- Kelly Pavlik records a third-round technical
knockout over Gary Lockett in Atlantic City to retain
his WBC middleweight title.

June 07 -- Celestino Caballero records a 12th-round
technical knockout over Lorenzo Parra in
San Juan de Los Morros, Venezuela to retain his
WBA super bantamweight title.

June 12 -- Hozumi Hasegawa records a second-round technical
knockout over Cristian Faccio in Tokyo to retain his WBC
bantamweight title.

June 12 -- Edwin Valero records a seventh-round technical
knockout over Takehiro Shimada in Tokyo to retain his WBA
super featherweight title.

June 14 -- Edgar Sosa records an eighth-round knockout over
Takashi Kunishige in Mexico City to retain his WBC light
flyweight title.

June 14 --  Raul Garcia records a split decision over
Florante Condes in La Paz, Mexico to capture the IBF
mini flyweight title.

June 18 -- Oleydong Sithsamerchai records a ninth round
knockout over Junichi Ebisuoka in Phuket, Thailand to
retain his WBC strawweight title.

June 21 -- Mikkel Kessler records a 12th-round technical
knockout over Dimitri Sartison in Copenhagen, Denmark to
capture the vacant WBA super middleweight title.

June 21 -- Arthur Abraham records a fourth-round technical
knockout over Edison Miranda in Hollywood, Florida to
retain his IBF middleweight title.

June 21 -- Andre Berto records a seventh-round technical
knockout over Miguel Rodriguez in Memphis, Tennessee to
capture the vacant WBC welterweight title.

June 28 -- The bout between Humberto Soto and Francisco
Lorenzo in Las Vegas was ruled a no-contest. Soto captures
the vacant interim WBC super featherweight title.

June 28 -- Manny Pacquiao records a ninth-round knockout
over David Diaz in Las Vegas to capture the WBC
lightweight title.

JULY
====

July 03 -- Hugo Hernan Garay records a unanimous decision
over Yuri Barashian in Buenos Aires to capture the vacant
WBA light heavyweight title.

July 05 -- Felix Sturm records a unanimous decision over
Randy Griffin in Halle, Germany to retain his WBA
middleweight title.

July 11 -- Daniel Santos records a sixth-round knockout
over Joachim Alcine in Montreal, to capture the WBA super
welterweight title.

July 12 -- Wladimir Klitschko records a 11th-round
knockout over Tony Thompson in Hamburg, Germany to
retain his IBF heavyweight title.

July 12 -- Ulises Solis records a unanimous decision
over Glenn Donaire in Hermosillo, Mexico to retain his
IBF junior flyweight title.

July 26 -- Rafael Concepcion records a 10th-round knockout
over AJ Banal in Cebu City, Philippines to capture the
vacant WBA super flyweight title.

July 26 -- Cesar Canchila records a unanimous decision
over Giovanni Segura in Las Vegas to capture the interim
WBA light flyweight title.

July 26 -- Antonio Margarito records an 11th-round technical
knockout over Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas to capture the WBA
welterweight title and retain his IBF welterweight title.

July 30 -- Daisuke Naito records a 10th-round knockout
over Tomonobu Shimizu in Tokyo to retain his WBC flyweight
title.

July 30 -- Takefumi Sakata records a unanimous decision
over Hiroyuki Hisataka in Tokyo to retain his WBA flyweight
title.

AUGUST
======

Aug. 02 -- Vic Darchinyan records a fifth-round knockout
over Dimitri Kirilov in Tacoma, Washington to capture the
IBF junior bantamweight title.

Aug. 02 -- Joshua Clottey records a unanimous decision over
Zab Judah in Las Vegas to capture the IBF welterweight title.

Aug. 02 -- Juan Palacios records a 10th-round knockout over
Omar Soto in Ponce, Puerto Rico to capture the interim
WBC minimumweight title.

Aug. 02 -- Oscar Larios records a seventh-round knockout
over Marlon Aguilar in Jalisco, Mexico to retain his
interim WBC featherweight title.

Aug. 29 -- Steve Molitor records a 10th-round technical
knockout over Ceferino Dario Labarda in Rama, Ontario,
Canada to retain his IBF junior featherweight title.

Aug. 30 -- Nikolay Valuev records a unanimous decision over
John Ruiz in Berlin to capture the vacant WBA heavyweight
title.

Aug. 30 -- Cristian Mijares records a third-round technical
knockout over Chatchai Sasakul in Monterrey, Mexico to
retain his WBA and WBC super flyweight titles.

SEPTEMBER
=========

Sep. 13 --  Andreas Kotelnik records a unanimous decision
over Norio Kimura in Lviv, Ukraine to retain his WBA super
lightweight title.

Sep. 13 --  Cassius Baloyi records a third-round knockout
over Javier Osvaldo Alvarez in Mafikeng, South Africa
to retain his IBF junior lightweight title.

Sep. 13 -- Vernon Forrest records a unanimous decision over
Sergio Mora in Las Vegas to capture the WBC super
welterweight title.

Sep. 13 -- Timothy Bradley records a unanimous decision over
Edner Cherry in Biloxi, Mississippi to retain his WBC super
lightweight title.

Sep. 13 -- Raul Garcia records a unanimous decision over
Jose Varela in La Paz, Mexico to retain his IBF mini
flyweight title.

Sep. 15 -- Roman Gonzalez records a fourth-round technical
knockout over Yutaka Niida in Yokohama, Japan to capture
the WBA minimumweight title.

Sep. 15 -- Nobuo Nashiro records a split decison over
Kohei Kono in Yokohama, Japan to capture the vacant
WBA super flyweight title.

Sep. 15 -- Toshiaki Nishioka records a unanimous decison
over Napapol Kiatisakchokchai in Yokohama, Japan to capture
the interim WBC super bantamweight title.

Sep. 15 -- Jorge Arce records a ninth-round technical
knockout over Rafael Concepcion in Mexico City to capture
the interim WBA super flyweight title.

Sep. 18 -- Celestino Caballero records a first-round
technical knockout over Elvis Meja in Panama City, Panama
to retain his WBA super bantamweight title.

Sep. 18 -- Anselmo Moreno records a seventh-round
technical decison over Cecilio Santos in Panama City, Panama
to retain his WBA bantamweight title.

Sep. 18 -- Ricardo Cordoba records a unanimous decision
over Luis Alberto Perez in Panama City, Panama to capture
the vacant interim WBA super bantamweight title.

Sep. 20 -- Antonio Pitalua records a sixth-round knockout
over Jose Armando Santa Cruz in Monterrey, Mexico to capture
the vacant interim WBC lightweight title.

Sep. 27 -- Guillermo Jones records a 10th-round technical
knockout over Firat Arslan in Hamburg, Germany to capture
the WBA cuiserweight title.

Sep. 27 -- Andre Berto records a unanimous decision over
Steve Forbes in Los Angeles to retain his WBC welterweight
title.

Sep. 27 -- Edgar Sosa records a unanimous decision over
Sonny Boy Jaro in Mexico City to retain his WBC light
flyweight title.

OCTOBER
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Oct. 04 -- Sergio Gabriel Martinez records a eighth-round
technical knockout over Alex Bunema in Temecula, California
to capture the interim WBC super welterweight title.

Oct. 11 -- Vitali Klitschko records a eighth-round technical
knockout over Samuel Peter in Berlin to recapture the WBC
heavyweight title.

Oct. 11 -- Chad Dawson records a unanimous decision over
Antonio Tarver in Las Vegas to capture the IBF light
heavyweight title.

Oct. 11 -- Humberto Soto records a 10th-round technical
knockout over Gamaliel Diaz in Torreon, Mexico to capture
the vacant WBC super featherweight title.

Oct. 16 -- Hozumi Hasegawa records a second-round technical
knockout over Alejandro Valdez in Tokyo to retain his WBC
bantamweight title.

Oct. 16 -- Oscar Larios records a split decision over
Takahiro Aoh in Tokyo to capture the vacant WBC
featherweight title.

Oct. 23 -- Cristobal Cruz records a split decision over
Orlando Salido in Airway Heights, Washington to capture the
vacant IBF featherweight title.

Oct. 24 -- Chris John records a unanimous decision over
Hiroyuki Enoki in Tokyo to retain his WBA featherweight title.

Oct. 24 -- Giacobbe Fragomeni records a technical decision
over Rudolf Kraj in Milan, Italy to capture the vacant WBC
cruiserweight title.

Oct. 24 -- Lucian Bute records a unanimous decision over
Librado Andrade in Montreal to retain his IBF super
middleweight title.

Oct. 25 -- Mikkel Kessler records a third-round knockout over
Danilo Haussler in Dusseldorf, Germany to retain his WBA
super middleweight title.

Oct. 30 -- Anselmo Moreno records a unanimous decision over
Rolly Matsushita in Panama City to retain his WBA bantamweight
title.

NOVEMBER
========

Nov. 01 -- Felix Sturm records a unanimous decision over
Sebastian Sylvester in Oberhausen, Germany to retain his
WBA middleweight title.

Nov. 01 -- Jorge Arce records a fourth-round technical
knockout over Isidro Garcia in Las Vegas to retain his
interim WBA super flyweight title.

Nov. 01 -- Nonito Donaire records a sixth-round technical
knockout over Moruti Mthalane in Las Vegas to retain his
to retain his IBF flyweight title.

Nov. 01 -- Vic Darchinyan records a ninth-round knockout
over Cristian Mijares in Carson, California to capture
the WBA and WBC super flyweight titles and retain his
IBF junior bantamweight title.

Nov. 02 -- Ulises Solis records a unanimous decision over
Nerys Espinoza in Aguascalientes, Mexico to retain his
IBF junior flyweight title.

Nov. 07 -- Juan Palacios records a eighth-round knockout
over Teruo Misawa in Chengdu, China to retain his
interim WBC strawweight title.

Nov. 08 -- Arthur Abraham records a sixth-round technical
knockout over Raul Marquez in Bamberg, Germany to retain
his IBF middleweight title.

Nov. 21 -- Celestino Caballero records a fourth-round
technical knockout over Steve Molitor in Rama, Ontario
to capture the IBF junior featherweight title and retain
his WBA super bantamweight title.

Nov. 22 -- Hugo Hernan Garay records a unanimous decision
over Juergen Braehmer in Rostock, Germany to retain his
WBA light heavyweight title.

Nov. 27 -- Oleydong Sithsamerchai records a unanimous
decision over Pornsawan Kratingdaenggym in Phitsanulok,
Thailand to retain his WBC minimumweight title.

Nov. 28 -- Jorge Linares records a fifth-round technical
knockout over Whyber Garcia in Panama City to capture the
vacant WBA super featherweight title.

Nov. 29 -- Edgar Sosa records a seventh-round technical
knockout over Juanito Rubillar in Mexico City to retain
his WBC light flyweight title.

DECEMBER
========

Dec. 06 -- Carl Froch records a unanimous decision over
Jean Pascal in Nottingham, England to capture the vacant
WBC super middleweight title.

Dec. 11 -- Tomasz Adamek records a split decision over
Steve Cunningham in Newark, New Jersey to capture the
IBF cruiserweight title.

Dec. 11 -- Joseph Agbeko records a majority decision over
William Gonzalez in Newark, New Jersey to retain his
IBF bantamweight title.

Dec. 13 -- Wladimir Klitschko records a seventh-round
technical knockout over Hasim Rahman in Manheim, Germany
to retain his IBF heavyweight title.

Dec. 13 -- Raul Garcia records a unanimous decision over
Jose Luis Varela in Loreto, Mexico to retain his IBF mini
flyweight title.

Dec. 20 -- Nikolay Valuev records a majority decision over
Evander Holyfield in Zurich, Switzerland to retain his WBA
heavyweight title.

Dec. 20 -- Humberto Soto records a unanimous decision over
Francisco Lorenzo in Cozumel, Mexico to capture the vacant
WBC super featherweight title.

Dec. 23 -- Daisuke Naito records a 11th-round technical
knockout over Shingo Yamaguchi in Tokyo to retain his
WBC flyweight title.

Dec. 31 -- Denkaosan Kaovichit records a second-round knockout
over Takefumi Sakata in Hiroshima, Japan to capture the
WBA flyweight title.

Updated on Monday, Jan 5, 2009 6:12 am, EST

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