Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Sandy Tsagouris, 129 ¼, Toronto, won the vacant WIBA World super-featherweight title with an eight-round, unanimous decision victory (78-74/77-75/78-74) over Carla Torres, 126, of Cleveland. Tsagouris improves her record to (16-2, 7 KOs) whereas Torres evens her record at (5-5).
San Jose, Costa Rica
Costa Rican born super-flyweight Carolina Arias, 115, dropped Abigail Ramos, 115, twice in the second round causing assigned referee Ronald Alvarez to halt the action giving Arias a stoppage victory (TKO-2). Arias, all 4’ 10” of her, moved to (12-1, 6 KOs) with the win whereas Ramos drops to (5-6) with the loss. Each of six losses suffered by Ramos has come via the knockout route. The 29-year-old Arias needs to improve her level of opposition before her future world title opportunity.
30-year-old French featherweight prospect Ericka Rousseau moved to (11-1) defeating Spain’s Jessica Sanchez (0-2-2) by a six-round, unanimous decision. In January, Rousseau lost via unanimous decision to Licia Bourdersa (7-1-1) in a bid to secure the EBU female featherweight title. In May, she will face Angelique Duchemin (12-0) for the vacant WBF female featherweight title.
32-year-old Sandra Atanassow, 125 ¾, won a ten-round, split decision (96-94/96-94/94-96) over Gabriella Busa, 119 ¾, winning the German International female featherweight title in the process. Atanassow improves to (6-0, 2 KOs) and Busa drops to (4-8).
Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
As expected, world flyweight contender Raja Amasheh shutout trial horse Kleopatra Tolnai over ten rounds to win the vacant WBC Silver female flyweight title. Each scorecard read: 100-90 for the winner. The 34-year-old Amasheh improves to (20-1-1, 4 KOs; 1-NC) and the 20-years-old Tolnai drops to (12-10, 3 KOs).
Swedish super lightweight prospect Patricia Berghult, 137 ¾, had some difficulty with Karina Kopinska, 135 ¼, but pulled out a six-round, split decision victory (59-55, 58-56, 56-58) in front of her hometown fans in Malmo. The 22-year-old has some work to do but is regarded as a bright prospect. With the win, Berghult improves to (6-0, 1 KO) whereas Kopinska drops to (8-16-3).