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Full Boxing Results of 2023





As 2023 comes to a close, the world of boxing reflects on a year filled with memorable matches, unexpected outcomes, and historic victories. From Washington DC to Tokyo, Japan, boxing fans witnessed some of the sport's most exciting moments. Here are the highlights of the year's boxing action:

January:

  • 7th - Washington DC, USA: Gervonta Davis retained his WBA 'Regular' lightweight title by stopping Hector Luis Garcia.

  • 21st - Manchester, England: Liam Smith defeated Chris Eubank Jr via fourth-round stoppage in a middleweight bout.

  • 28th - London, England: Artur Beterbiev retained his WBO, WBC, and IBF light-heavyweight world titles by stopping Anthony Yarde.

February:

  • 4th - New York, USA: Amanda Serrano became the undisputed featherweight world champion by defeating Erika Cruz, while Alycia Baumgardner won the undisputed super-featherweight championship by beating Elhem Mekhaled.

  • 11th - London, England: Adam Azim defeated Santos Reyes by unanimous points decision in a lightweight bout, and Caroline Dubois stopped Feriche Mashaury in the third round of their lightweight fight. In San Antonio, Texas, O'Shaquie Foster won the WBC super-featherweight title by beating Rey Vargas.

March:

  • 11th - Paris, France: Carlos Takam defeated Tony Yoka by split decision in a heavyweight bout. Dan Azeez stopped Thomas Faure in the 12th round to win the EBU European light-heavyweight title, and Lauren Price beat Naomi Mannes in an eight-round contest.

  • 11th - Liverpool, England: Diego Pacheco stopped Jack Cullen in the fourth round to win the WBO international super-middleweight title.

April:

  • 1st - London, England: Anthony Joshua beat Jermaine Franklin by unanimous points decision in a heavyweight bout.

  • 8th - Texas, USA: Jesse 'Bam' Rodriguez overcame a broken jaw to beat Cristian Gonzalez, while Marlon Tapales upset Murodjon Akhmadaliev to win the WBA and IBF super-bantamweight titles in Newark, USA. In Newark, USA, Shakur Stevenson defeated Shuichiro Yoshino in a sixth-round stoppage victory in the lightweight division. In Tokyo, Japan, Takuma Inoue claimed the vacant WBA bantamweight title by defeating Liborio Solis.

May:

  • 6th - Guadalajara, Mexico: Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez retained his undisputed super-middleweight crown by outclassing John Ryder.

  • 6th - Birmingham, England: Joshua Buatsi expressed his desire for an all-British fight with Anthony Yarde after beating Pawel Stepien in the light-heavyweight division. Lauren Price won the inaugural female British welterweight title by defeating Kirstie Bavington, and Ben Whittaker defeated Jordan Grant by third-round knockout.

June:

  • 3rd - Detroit, USA: Undefeated Claressa Shields beat Marcela Cornejo in her Detroit homecoming fight to retain her undisputed middleweight championship.

  • 10th - New York, USA: Josh Taylor lost his world titles to Teofimo Lopez in New York.

July:

  • 1st - Manchester, England: Savannah Marshall beat Franchon Crews-Dezurn by a majority points decision to retain her undisputed super-middleweight championship. Natasha Jonas became a two-weight world champion with an eighth-round stoppage win over Kandi Wyatt to claim the vacant IBF welterweight title.

August:

  • 12th - London, England: Anthony Joshua stopped Robert Helenius with a one-punch knockout in round seven of their heavyweight bout.

  • 26th - Wroclaw, Poland: Oleksandr Usyk stopped Daniel Dubois in the ninth round of their heavyweight world title fight to retain his WBO, IBF, WBA (Super), and Ring magazine heavyweight titles.

September:

  • 23rd - London, England: Zhilei Zhang sensationally stopped Joe Joyce in round three to claim the WBO interim heavyweight title.

  • 23rd - Orlando, USA: Jessica McCaskill's fight against Sandy Ryan ended in a draw, retaining her WBO, WBA, and WBC welterweight titles.

October:

  • 7th - Sheffield, England: Leigh Wood stopped Josh Warrington in an epic comeback to win the WBA featherweight title.

  • 21st - London, England: Isaac Chamberlain outsmarted Mikael Lawal to become the British cruiserweight champion.

November:

  • 4th - Monte Carlo, Monaco: Joe Cordina retained his title with a majority decision win over Edward Vazquez in the IBF super-featherweight division.

  • 25th - Dublin, Ireland: Katie Taylor defeated Chantelle Cameron via majority decision to retain her undisputed light-welterweight title.

December:

  • 23rd - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Anthony Joshua beat Otto Wallin via corner stoppage in a heavyweight bout. Deontay Wilder suffered defeat to Joseph Parker, and Daniel Dubois stopped Jarrell Miller in the final seconds of their heavyweight fight. Dmitry Bivol and Lyndon Arthur fought for the WBA light-heavyweight title, and Jai Opetaia and Ellis Zorro faced off in the cruiserweight division.

  • 26th - Tokyo, Japan: Naoya Inoue beat Marlon Tapales to become a two-weight undisputed champion in the bantamweight division.

With so many memorable moments and thrilling fights, 2023 was truly a remarkable year for boxing. As fans eagerly anticipate the upcoming year, they can look back on these highlights with excitement and anticipation for what the future holds in the world of boxing.

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