man didn't have the best of starts in the fight,
as a confident Andino had come to win and
shockingly floored Ribchev in the second round
with a vicious left hook.
Ribchev got up and through the round, and after
surviving a shaky third stanza he eventually
recovered, but only because of his great
continued at a high pace, both men having their
moments, but as the rounds went Ribchev started to
find his rhythm and took over.
however a very competitive fight, and, while
Ribchev deserved the victory, the scores of
118-110, 118-109, 118-109 nowhere near painted an
accurate picture of what unfolded in the ring.
It was high
drama in Sofia, and on this night “The Fish”
survived the bit of “The Cobra” and prevailed to
become UBO champion a second time.