Evans Ashira won the vacant Universal Boxing
Organization Intercontinental super welterweight title
on Saturday 19 April in Fredriksund, Denmark, when he
stopped former European title-holder Mamadou Thiam in
the sixth round.
It was a very entertaining bout that saw the local man
end matters with a left hook after one minute and five
seconds on the sixth.
Ashira took his impressive record to 29-3, 15 knockouts,
and Thiam fell to 42-7, 39 knockouts.
These two have both previously fought for world titles
against living legends, Ashira loosing a decision to Joe
Calzaghe and Thiam falling short against Felix Trinidad.
UBO Supervisor was Torben Seeman, referee: Soren Saugman,
Judges: Hans Larsen, Berit Andreasen and Jan
Promoter of the fight was Larsson Boxing.
BOXING ORGANIZATION 2008.