has a new champion in women’s boxing, as local favorite Raja Amasheh
captured her first professional title by lifting the vacant World Boxing
Federation Intercontinental Flyweight championship on Saturday night, in Sankt Ingbert.
beat former world title-challenger Fleij Djendji from Serbia by
unanimous decision, and improved her impressive unbeaten record to
14-0-1 (3). Djendji is now 14-15-1 (8).
new champion took control from the get-go, and Djendji was quickly
marked in the face and boxed most of the ten rounds with a badly swollen
left eye. But the action was good and fast, and while Amasheh always
had the edge and pressured her opponent, it was an entertaining battle
between well-matched boxers.
the end the judges scored the bout 100-89 (Bernd Hupfer) and 100-90
twice (Alexander Plumanns and Uwe Lorch). Referee was Herbert Urich.
show, held at the Industriekathedrale Alte Schmelz in Sankt Ingbert,
was promoted by Oliver Heib and his Dog Event Boxing, and featured five
more professional bouts and two professional K1 contest.
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