In Thursday night boxing news, Roman Karmazin, 34-1-1, 1 NC (21 KOs), Russia, 153½, scored an upset winning a 12-round decision over Kassim Ouma, 21-2-1 (13 KOs), Uganda, 154, and in so doing captured the IBF junior middleweight title in Las Vegas.

Karmazin was dominant from the outset, landing solid left hooks to the body of the southpaw Ouma. He effectively followed the body punches with straight rights to the head that met the target with regularity.

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