· wba lightweight title remains vacant as Easter-Barthelemy Ends in Draw Robert Easter Jr. and Rances Barthelemy didn’t do the lightweight division any favors as the two couldn’t prove who was better in the main event of a Showtime-televised bout at.
Donnie Nietes, one of the Philippines’ all-time great boxers, succeeded in his quest to win a world title in a fourth division on Monday. Nietes claimed a hard-fought split decision victory against Kazuto Ioka to win a vacant junior bantamweight belt in the action-packed main event of a world title.
Robert Easter Jr. and Rances Barthelemy met for a vacant secondary lightweight world title Saturday night in Las Vegas in a bout that ended in an uninspiring split draw.
Salido also was in several other fight of the year contenders, including two junior lightweight title battles with Roman "Rocky" Martinez in 2015 (a close decision loss and a draw in the rematch); a.
Whyte (24-1, 17 KOs) is currently ranked as the No. 1 contender with both the WBO and WBC after outpointing former world champion Joseph Parker back in July and will be looking to challenge for a.
Robert Easter Jr. and Rances Barthelemy fought to a split-draw in their matchup for the vacant WBA Lightweight World Title Saturday on SHOWTIME from The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The challenging fight to score was ruled 115-113 Barthelemy, 115-113 Easter and 114-114.
· The WBA lightweight title bout between Robert Easter Jr and Rances Barthelemy ended in a split draw on Saturday. Judge Tim Cheatham scored the 12-round fight 115-113 in favour of Easter, Eric Cheek had it 115-113 for Barthelemy and Glenn Trowbridge ranked the clash even at 114-114. It.
· Easter (21-1, 14 KOs) ofToledo, Ohio, had won a vacant lightweight title in 2016 against Richard Commey and had made three successful defenses before being knocked down and beaten in a title unification fight against Mikey Garcia last July.. Easter, Barthelemy ends in split draw.
Boxing fans may have to wait a little longer before they see ibf super flyweight world champion Jerwin Ancajas back in the ring. Team Ancajas matchmaker Sean Gibbons exclusively told ESPN5 on Thursday that their camp is leaning towards moving the Filipino boxers’ sixth title defense from September.