undefeated African champion, Benjeddou was in
control most of the way against co-challenger
Giorgi Ungiadze from Georgia, and every time he
had success it was loudly appreciated by the
enthusiastic spectators cheering him on.
on by the great support in his home-town,
Benjeddou finished the fight strong and had
Ungiadze in trouble on a few occasions. When the
bell rang to finish the twelfth stanza, there
was never any doubt that Benjeddou would be
crowned the new UBO world champion.
judges scored it unanimously: 119-114 (Noudine
Fanidi), 116-112 (Philippe Wouters) and 117-111
(Toni Tiberi). Referee was Vincent Dupas.