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The boxing world has not received a new champion

May 20 2007
17:28

On the eve of the United States was a struggle for the title of world champion in boxing the WBC and WBO middleweight champion. Title in the ring challenged reigning champion, American Jermain Taylor and his compatriot, world champion at junior middleweight champion Cory Spinks.

Duel turned out to be so exciting that even leading a mistake and incorrectly named the final score. During the battle some advantage possessed Taylor, who hit less often but more powerful. In the end it was he and the judge gave the victory: with a score of 111:117, 115:113, 117:111.

Here and there was a confusion: when announcing the results of the fight ring-annonser Michael baffer made a mistake, saying one of the judges gave the advantage Spinks, with a score of 111:107, and such account is not possible in the title fight in professional boxing.

The victory was the 27 th consecutive career Taylor. The next opponent should be the champion American Kelly Pavlik, reports AFP.

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