India’s upcoming 105-pounder undefeated (3-0.3 KOs), fighting in his hometown of Aizawl in Mizoram State, was overwhelmed and stopped after just two rounds, Gerttipong Kimsahwat, 23, of Aranyaprathet, of Aranyaprathet, to win the vacant IBA Intercontinental Minimumweight championship. Title in Saturday’s action televison LPS Fight Night at Dawrpui Hall, promoted by Marine Boxing.
The brief, fast-paced, head-to-head battle ended when the third man promptly halted action after Thai fighter Kimsahwat (6-10.5 KOs) looked unsteady from the impact. into the rope by an overwhelming force. in the preliminary discussion in chapter two.
The win was Lalbiakkima’s third straight knockout, following two previous stoppage-time wins in Mumbai.
What’s next for the ferocious little India vortex?
With a well-deserved victory – and a new IBA intercontinental belt on – the aggressive Lalbiakkima says he feels ready for more challenging fights in the 105 lbs.
IN OTHER NEWS: Shiloh Defreitas made a huge impact when he entered the salaried ranks in October – and he has vowed to do the same again when he returns to battle Dario Borosa in Friday’s MTK Fight Night. .
Rising star Defreitas (1-0, 1 KO) meets Borosa as part of a big bout at York Hall in London, highlighted by the final elimination match for the IBF featherweight belt between Isaac Lowe and Luis Alberto Lopez , and will be broadcast live in the US on ESPN+ along with Top Rated and worldwide on IFL TV.
The man known as ‘Sugar Shy’ scored a dominating win over Fonz Alexander on his professional debut, and he’s looking to continue that with another dazzling display.
Defreitas said: “I’ve crossed the moon to get back to fighting before Christmas, and a little extra cash in my pocket certainly won’t hurt!
“I’m happy with my debut. I took my time, picked my shots well and executed it with a great combination at the right time. Whether it sent a message or not, people will soon realize that i am not here to play with anyone.. anyone can get this piece.
“Even so, the situation hasn’t changed, I’m still focused on the task at hand. In my head I’m fighting someone who is about to win so I’m just focused on winning and giving everyone a bit of entertainment on a Friday night.
“The army of fans is ready, and everyone is around to see what I have to bring this time, but more than anything I’m completely focused and planning a show.
“It’s still early days and I plan to have a long career. We’re pushing for six to 10 games in our first year as a professional and I want to be as active as possible.”
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