Richar Abril Defends WBA Lightweight Belt Against Sharif Bogere
By Pete Allman
12 Round World Boxing Championship FightIn a 12 round World Boxing Championship fight at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Richar Abril 18-3-1[8 knockouts] won by unanimous decision over Sharif Bogere 23-i-[15 knockouts].
Bogere the aggressor had one point taken away from him for a head butt in the 12th round, while Abril had a point taken away from him in the 8th round. Abril was warmed by the referee Russel Mora 5 times for holding during the fight. According to the score cards Judge Chris Wilson scored it 116-110 in favor of Abril winning most rounds except rounds 2, 7, and 11.
Robert Hoyle had it 115-11 in favor of Abril, winning all rounds except rounds 2, 3, 6, and 7. Patricia Morse Jarman has it 116-110 for Abril, giving him all rounds but 2, 7, and 11. Although referee Russel More may have been lenient to Abril, it was a hard match up with Abril having a much bigger reach.
Richar Abril Won By Unanimous Decision
Stats showed Bogere throwing 614 punches and connecting 93, while Abril threw 433 punches and connected 152. Jabs thrown by Bogere were 305, connecting 42, and Abril throwing 208 jabs, connecting 29. Abril on the other hand thrown 225 power punches and landed 123, with Bogere throwing 309 and connecting 51.
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