Leon Harth vs. Rad Rashid
Bielefeld, Germany- 10/7/21
(by Kristian von Sponneck)
Leon Harth (20-4, 13 KOs) W TKO 5 Rad Rashid (20-9, 16 KOs)
(Vacant WBO European Cruiserweight Title)
Round 1: Cagey first half of the 1st round, but local man Harth opened up more with some quality punches to end the round.
Round 2: Harth in full control of the round having Rashid on the backfoot.
Round 3: In a closer but scrappy round, another round controlled by Harth.
Round 4: Tentative at times with Harth throwing some swinging bombs, and just missing, the round again was controlled by Harth.
Round 5: Harth was dominant from the beginning, dropping Rashid by the ropes. He barely beat the count. The referee allowed him to continue but was dropped again with the referee waving the bout off.
Time of the stoppage was 1:16 of the 5th round.
Leon Harth, the new WBO European Cruiserweight champion.
Sven Elbir W TKO 4 Jose Miguel Torres
10x 3 Minutes
Fight Notes: The 42 year-old Torres was game throughout the 4 rounds but was under heavy pressure at the end of the 4th round. Torres picked up a shoulder injury between round 4 and 5 and the referee stopped the fight.
It is recorded as a TKO victory in the 4th round.
Bujar Tahiri W TKO 3 Branislav Malinovic
(German International Middleweight Title)
10x 3 Mins
Fight Notes: Malinovic was down in round 1 courtesy of a Tahiri left hand. “Kid Dynamite” Tahiri finished Malinovic with a powerful left hook and the referee immediately waved off the fight with Malinovic flat on his back, halfway through the ropes.
Time of the stoppage was 2:50 of the 3rd round with the MC announcing a KO win.
Rico Mueller W KO 3 Kakha Avetisiani
8x 3 Minutes
Fight Notes: Mueller was in full control and put Avetisiani dropped in round 2 from a body shot. He was down again from a slip in the 3rd round then a further two times in round 3 from blows, with the referee waving a the bout off after the last knockdown of the round.
Adel El Garmoui W PTS UD 6 Sergio Javier Escobar
6x 3 Minutes
Fight Notes: The bout went the 6 round distance. It went as expected with Garmoui in full control of the fight, winning every round. Escobar was game but had not fought since 2017.
Abu Yusupov MD 6 Sandro Jajanidze
6x 3 Minutes
Fight Notes: The bout went the 6 round distance. The bout was declared a draw in a wild and fun to watch shoot-out between an inexperienced fighter that has blown all fighters away and a journeyman that turned up with plenty of ambition that fancied the job. One judge has Jajanidze the winner but the two other judges had it a draw (Majority). Fair result with no hometown decision that was refreshing.
Naomi Mannes W PTS UD 6 Klaudia Vigh
6x 2 Minutes
Fight Notes: The bout went the full 6 rounds with Mannes winning a unanmous points victory.
Rico Mueller vs. Eric Kapia Mukadi
Maksim Bogancov vs. Abu Yusupov
The event is a Bund Deutscher Berufsboxer promotion, with co-promoter CP Box Events.
Event to be broadcast on Bild and Fightzone.