Badou Jack suffers first career defeat

BY: BoxingScene

Gambian boxer Badou Jack has suffered his first career knockout defeat after sustaining a horrific cut to his head midway through his WBC Silver light heavyweight title fight against American Marcus Browne on Saturday.

Jack suffered a gruesome five-inch cut to his forehead after an accidental clash of heads in the seventh round of the fight. The former Olympian Browne told Gray the head butt did not affect the outcome of the fight.

Gambian boxer Badou Jack misses title after draw with Stevenson


Canadian Adonis Stevenson retained his World Boxing Council light-heavyweight title on Saturday after fighting Gambian boxer Badou Jack to a majority draw in which no judge scored him a winner.

Stevenson, a 40-year-old southpaw, kept the title after two judges scored the bout 114-114 and the third saw Jack as a 115-113 winner in the title bout at Toronto. In a fight nobody lost, both fighters saw themselves as winners.

Tiger Mendy claims WBA title in Copenhagen

Gambian boxer Patrick Mendy secured the WBA Super Middleweight title after beating Russian Dmitry Chudinov at the Frederiksberg Hallerne in Copenhagen on Saturday.

Dubbed “Tiger”, the 28-year-old Gambian who has won 18 fights in 33 bouts, beat the former WBA super middleweight champ Chudinov, over eight and it was a clear win where Mendy got off first with his dangerous left staggering the ex-champ a number of times.

Zlatan Ibrahimović – Badou Jack is the real champion

Sweden and Los Angeles Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimović says Gambian and former WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack is the ‘real’ champion and Sweden’s biggest star.

The Stockholm-born returns to the ring again on May 19th when he faces World Boxing Council light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson at the Bell Centre in Montréal, Canada.