Naoya Inoue of Japan retained his WBO super flyweight title for a fifth time on Sunday with a third-round knockout of Ricardo Rodriguez of the United States. Inoue dominated from the outset and sent Rodriguez to the canvas with a left to the jaw before the referee called the bout after 1 minute, 8 seconds
(Reuters) - American boxer Andre Dirrel has apologized after his uncle Leon Lawson Jr, who is also a member of his coaching team, punched his opponent after their super-middleweight title fight at the MGM National Harbour near Washington. Dirrel was awarded the fight for the interim IBF super-middleweight
WBA President Gilberto Mendoza has called for a rematch of Saturday's middleweight title fight between Japanese boxer Ryota Murata and France's interim champion Hassan N'Dam. Two judges saw N'Dam win Saturday's bout 116-112 and 115-113. N'Dam was awarded the bout on points.