The UBO Notebook (March 19, 2021)

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March 19, 2021 / BY UBO PRESS OFFICER

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Universal Universal Boxing Organization™ (UBO) related news bits and information.


UBO All-America Welterweight Champion Brandon “The Cannon” Berry returned to action on March 13 at Southpaw Boxing & Fitness in Windham, New Hampshire.

Berry improved his professional record to 20-5-2 (13), defeating Agustin Cicero (16-17-3) by unanimous decision in a non title fight over eight rounds.

Having won the UBO title last November with a second round stoppage of Zack Kuhn, this was 33-year-old Berry´s seventh straight victory.


Former UBO Inter-Continental Middleweight titlist Christian Schembri from Malta suffered an unexpected defeat to unheralded Italian Ignazio Crivello (7-7-1) on March 6.

Now 19-9 (7), Schembri came up on the wrong end of a split decision, but at 28 he has time to rebound and get back on track.

Ibrahim Class Mgender, the UBO All-Africa Lightweight Champion back in 2015, captured the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental crown on January 29.

Beating undefeated Malawian Denis Mwale (8-0) over twelve rounds, the Tanzanian is now 25-6 (11).

Former UBO Inter-Continental and two-time WBC World Super Middleweight king Anthony Dirrell had to settle for a draw against Kyrone Davis (15-2) on February 27 in Los Angeles.

Dirrell, now 33-2-2 (24), had hoped to return to winning ways after losing the WBC World title to David Benavidez (21-0) in December of 2019.

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