the fight to Ibragimov
Sultan Ibragimov won the fight
against Evander Holyfield for the WBO heavyweight title.
bookmakers were once again right on the money when they
predicted that Holyfield will lose the fight. Today in Russia
the heavyweight champion Sultan Ibragimov won the fight against
Evander Holyfield by unanimous decision. Two of the judges
scored the fight as 117-111 and one 118-110. The victory against
Holyfield raised Ibragimov's record to 22 wins and one draw,
while this was ninth defeat for Holyfield in his 53 fights - 42
wins, 9 defeats and two draws.
Despite the loss, Holyfield showed a great form against the much
younger Russian and until the last round it was unknown who will
grab the victory. For the enjoyment of the 10,000+ crowd at
Khodynka Arena Sultan Ibragimov was declared the winner of the
fight in which he initially had to fight WBA champion Ruslan
Chagaev. Final score of the Ibragimov - Holyfied fight 117-111,
117-111, 118-110 Sultan Ibragimov.