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Two undefeated fighters, Claressa Shields and Savannah Marshall, collide at the O2 Arena in London on Sept. 10. The match, which will be televised on Sky Sports in the U.K. and on ESPN+ in the United States and Canada, has all the ingredients of a blockbuster, notwithstanding the feeling in many quarters that boxing is not a proper activity for women. Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano attracted a near-capacity crowd to Madison Square Garden on April 30 and wowed the multitude with a fight that was better than advertised. That was a great advertisement for the next big shebang in women’s boxing and this is it.

Granted, the advance pub has been a bit over the top. “After a Ten-Year War of Words, The Greatest Rivalry in Women’s Boxing History Will Reach It’s Dramatic conclusion in England’s Historical Capital….A Landmark Moment for British Sport as Career-Defining Legacy Contest Headlines UK’s First-Ever All-Female Card,” reads a press release from Ben Shalom’s U.K. promotional firm BOXXER.

It seems odd to call this a “great rivalry” as the ladies have met only one time before. Ten years have elapsed since Marshall out-pointed Shields by a 14-8 score at an amateur tournament in China. That stands as the only loss that Shields (12-0, 2 KOs as a pro) has suffered in boxing. The lady from Flint, Michigan, went on to become a two-time Olympic gold medalist whereas Hartlepool’s Marshall, also a two-time Olympian, failed to medal, getting bounced out by a fighter from Kazakhstan in 2012 and a fighter from the Netherlands in 2016.

Both ladies have spent time at the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas. In fact, Marshall turned pro under Floyd Mayweather Jr’s management and had her first pro fight in Las Vegas before returning to England.

Those that worked the pads with Marshall in Las Vegas such as veteran boxing coach Rodney Crisler marveled at her punching power. They had never worked with a girl that hit as hard. As a pro, Savannah has stopped seven of her 12 opponents, a high knockout ratio for a female boxer who is consigned to fighting two-minute rounds.

Shields vs. Marshall is basically a “pick ‘em” affair, as was Taylor vs. Serrano, a good omen. Most betting establishments have Marshall the slightest of favorites over the self-described GWOAT who to our recollection hasn’t lost a round to anyone other than Hanna Gabriels.

Co-Feature

The Sept. 10 show has a strong co-feature in the form of a 130-pound unification fight between Mikaela Mayer (17-0, 5 KOs) and Alycia Baumgardner (12-1, 7 KOs). Mayer owns the WBO and IBF 130-pound belts; Baumgardner owns the WBC diadem. (The WBA belt-holder is China’s Hyun Mi Choi.)

Ben Shalom

What’s unusual about the show – and an encouraging development for boxing fans – is that rival promoters have put down their swords to make it happen. Think about it: Mikaela Mayer is promoted by Bob Arum, Alycia Baumgardner by Eddie Hearn, Claressa Shields by Dmitry Salita, and Savannah Marshall by Ben Shalom.

Shalom, the new kid on the block, is the lead promoter. This is something of a coming-out party for him.

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At age 23, Ben Shalom was England’s youngest boxing promoter. Now 27, he has his feet firmly planted in the sport because of his exclusive arrangement with Sky. In June of last year, just weeks after Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom organization bolted Sky for DAZN, ending a nine-year partnership, Shalom filled the breach, carving out a four-year deal.

As to be expected of a fledgling promoter, Shalom promises to make the sport less musty, bringing in a younger demographic. “I think boxing is still running like how it was 40, 50 years ago because it’s still the same people running it,” he says. He also promises to keep a low profile, a marked departure from Eddie Hearn. “Eddie loves being a presenter,” says Shalom, “he’d be a chat show host if he could.”

Shalom grew up in Manchester where he was raised in the faith of his mother, a staunch Irish Catholic.

Upset

There was one big upset on last weekend’s docket, but it wasn’t a big fight so it fell under the radar.

On the undercard of the Ryan Garcia vs. Javier Fortuna bout in Los Angeles, Costa Rica’s David Jimenez scored a majority decision over Ricardo Sandoval in a 12-rounder framed as a WBA flyweight title eliminator. Jimenez, 30, was up against it when he lost a point for holding in round seven, but he pulled the fight out of the fire in what was his U.S. debut, knocking Sandoval to the canvas in round 11.

Jimenez was 11-0 heading in, but he hadn’t defeated anyone of consequence and his previous three bouts were all slated for eight rounds. Sandoval, from the SoCal community of Rialto, was riding a 16-fight winning streak and had knocked out his last seven opponents.

What Jimenez had going for him was a stronger amateur background. He had competed in such places as Cuba and Kazakhstan where he was thrust against opponents undoubtedly more skilled than those he would meet in his early pro fights.

The price-makers paid no heed and Sandoval was as high as a 20/1 favorite in the betting marketplace with the take-back on the Costa Rican a juicy plus-900.

Jimenez’s next bout will theoretically come against Artem Dalakian, a fighter from the Ukraine. It would be the sixth world title defense for Dalakian who won his WBA flyweight belt in California and has had his last five fights in Kiev.

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Johnny Famechon was a Hero in Australia Where Willie Pep Had a Bad Night

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Willie Pep was good at boxing. He wasn’t so good at math. Ah, but hold the phone; we are getting ahead of ourselves. This isn’t a story about Willie Pep, but about former world featherweight champion Johnny Famechon who passed away last Thursday, Aug. 4, in Melbourne, Australia, at age 77.

Famechon was five years old when his parents left his birthplace in Paris and settled in Melbourne. He came to the fore in an era when boxing was still a mainstream sport and home-grown champions were national idols. The locals turned out in droves for the parade in Johnny’s honor when he returned to Melbourne after taking the featherweight crown from the Cuban-born Spaniard Jose Legra in a big upset at London’s Prince Albert Hall.

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Famechon’s first title defense came against Japan’s Fighting Harada. They met in Sydney, Australia, on July 28, 1969.

At age 26, Harada was a battle-tested veteran. He previously held world titles at flyweight and bantamweight and would be remembered as the only man to defeat the great Brazilian boxer Eder Jofre, a feat he accomplished not once, but twice.

Only two boxers in history – Bob Fitzsimmons and Henry Armstrong – had won world titles in three of the eight classic weight divisions. Harada, who entered the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1995, was bidding to become the third.

Team Harada insisted on a neutral referee. The British promoters chose Willie Pep. A legend in the sport, Pep had previously shared a ring with another Famechon, having out-pointed Johnny’s uncle Ray Famechon in a featherweight title defense at Madison Square Garden in 1950.

Some thought that Pep would favor Fighting Harada. American referees put a higher premium on aggression than did their foreign counterparts and Harada was a little buzzsaw who rarely took a backward step. But others thought that Pep’s selection favored Famechon, an elusive counterpuncher with whom the Connecticut “Will-‘o-Wisp” could identify; their styles were similar.

Pep had been the third man in the ring for four previous title fights, three in Jamaica and one in Brazil. But this fight would be different. He would be the sole arbiter. If the fight went the full 15 rounds, Willie Pep would be the judge and jury.

During the bout, Famechon scored one knockdown, sending Harada to the canvas in round five, but Harada scored three, knocking Famechon down in rounds two, 11, and 14. The last of the three knockdowns was the harshest, but Famechon made it to the final bell.

The fight ended in a clinch. Immediately upon separating the fighters, Pep raised both of their hands, a signal that the fight was a draw.

Fighting Harada’s handlers were outraged and demanded to see the scorecard. A policeman at ringside was empowered to give it a look-over (Australia had no boxing commission). What the policeman found was that there was indeed a discrepancy. However, it was the opposite of what Team Harada anticipated!

The fight was scored on the antiquated system whereby the winner of a round was awarded five points and the loser four points or less. In the case of an even round, both fighters got five points.

After 13 rounds, Fighting Harada had amassed 59 points on Pep’s card. He won the 14th round, giving him an aggregate total of 64 points. But when Pep added up the numbers “59” and “5” in the column where he kept the aggregate total, he came up with “65.”

Oops.

When Pep signaled that the fight was a draw, people stormed the ring from all sides. Newspaper reports said the belligerents were about evenly divided. Famechon, the Aussie, was the crowd favorite, but Fighting Harada was well-backed in the betting markets, a very big industry in Australia. Many were even angrier when Famechon was summoned back to the ring to have his hand raised.

The Famechon-Harada fight aired live on Japanese television. In Japan, there was a great outpouring of outrage. Pep had been instructed to score a round 5-4 if the round was narrow and 5-3 if there was a clear-cut winner. Despite the knockdowns, Pep scored every round 5-4 or 5-5. In the revised tally, he had Famechon winning 6-5-4 in rounds.

“Harada loses to referee” was the headline in Japan’s leading sports daily. Willie Pep made no friends in Australia either. There were shouts of “Yankee go home” as he left the ring.

Famechon and Harada met again five months later in Tokyo. One would assume that Fighting Harada proved superior and got a fair shake, winning the third title denied him in Sydney. But don’t assume.

Harada was well ahead after ten rounds but faded. On the deck in round 10, Famachon returned the favor three rounds later, knocking Harada down hard with a perfectly placed left hook. Harada was in dire straights when he came out for round 14 and Famechon put him away.

Harada never fought again and Famechon left the sport six months later after losing his crown to Vicente Saldivar. Johnny was only 25 years old, but had crammed 67 fights into a nine-year pro career and said enough is enough.

Famechon’s post-boxing life took a tragic turn in 1991 when he was hit by a car while out jogging on a Sydney highway. He spent several weeks in a coma and several years in a wheelchair but eventually recovered most of his motor skills and regained his speech to the point where he could serve as a boxing color commentator on television. In 2018, a larger-than- life statue of Famechon was unveiled at a public park in the Melbourne suburb of Frankston where he was a longtime resident.

For the record, Johnny Famechon finished his career with a record of 56-5-6 with 20 KOs. We here at The Sweet Science send our condolences to his loved ones.

Arne K. Lang’s latest book, titled “George Dixon, Terry McGovern and the Culture of Boxing in America, 1890-1910,” will shortly roll off the press. The book, published by McFarland, can be pre-ordered directly from the publisher (https://mcfarlandbooks.com/product/clashof-the-little-giants) or via Amazon.

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In a match pushed back from March 19, Vergil Ortiz Jr moved one step closer to a mega-fight with Terence “Bud” Crawford or Errol Spence Jr or Boots Ennis with a ninth-round stoppage of England’s feather-fisted Michael McKinson. The end came 20 seconds into round nine when McKinson appeared to injure his knee as he fell to the canvas, an apparent residue of the body punch that put him on the deck late in the previous stanza. To that point, Ortiz had seemingly won every round.

It was the 19th win inside the distance in as many opportunities for Ortiz who resides in nearby Grand Prairie and was making his first start with new trainer Manny Robles. McKinson was undefeated heading in, but had scored only two knockouts while building his record to 22-0.

Ortiz, ranked #1 at welterweight by the WBA and the WBO, pulled out of the March 19 bout after being diagnosed with rhabdomyolysis, a muscle disorder associated with over-training.

Ortiz’s promoter, Oscar De La Hoya, says that Ortiz will fight the winner of Errol Spence vs Terence Crawford next assuming that the fight gets made, and if doesn’t get made, Ortiz’s next fight will be with one or the other. The WBA, which stamped tonight’s fight an eliminator, may push to have Ortiz fight their secondary title-holder, Eimantas Stanionis.

Co-Feature

Houston’s Marlen Esparza (13-1, 1 KO) successfully defended her WBA/WBC world flyweight title with a unanimous decision over plucky 4’11 ½” Venezuelan southpaw Eva Guzman who had won 14 straight coming in, albeit against soft opposition. The judges had it 98-92 and 99-91 twice.

Guzman (19-2-1) was game, but just didn’t have the physical tools to overcome Esparza whose lone defeat came at the hands of talented Seneisa Estrada.

Other Fights of Note

In a 10-round match contested at the catchweight of 150 pounds, Blair “The Flair” Cobbs rebounded from his first defeat with a career-best performance, a wide decision over former WBO 140-pound world titlist Maurice Hooker. It was the second straight loss for Hooker who returned to the ring after a 17-month hiatus and came out flat. Cobbs put him on the canvas in the opening frame with a combination and decked him twice more with straight lefts in round two.

Things got somewhat dicey for Cobbs in round five when he suffered a bad gash on his forehead from an accidental head butt, but Hooker, who had stablemate Bud Crawford in his corner, hesitated to let his hands go and couldn’t reverse the tide. The judges had it 96-91 and 97-90 twice for the flamboyant Cobbs who improved to 16-1-1 (10). Hooker, a consensus 5/2 favorite, lost for the third time in his last five starts and slumped to 27-3-3.

In the opener to the main portion of the DAZN card, Uzbekistan’s Bektimir Melikuziev (10-1, 8 KOs), a super middleweight growing into a light heavyweight, dominated and stopped overmatched Sladan Janjanin. Melikuziev put Janjanin down with a body punch in the opening minute of the fight and scored two more knockdowns before the bout was halted at the 2:18 mark of round three.

This was Melikuziev’s third fight back after his shocking one-punch annihilation by Gabriel Rosado. Janjanin, a well-traveled Bosnian who fought three weeks ago in Massachusetts, declined to 32-12 and was stopped for the eighth time.

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Chicago welterweight Alex Martin (18-4, 6 KOs) overcame a first-round knockdown to win a unanimous decision over 38-year-old Philadelphia journeyman Henry Lundy. The judges had it an unexpectedly wide 98-91, 97-92, 97-92.

Martin was coming off a points loss to McKinson and this bout was his reward for taking that fight on short notice. Lundy (31-11-1) has lost five of his last seven.

Floyd “Austin Kid” Schofield, a lightweight who appears to have a big upside, advanced to 11-0 (9 KOs) at the expense of Mexican trial horse Rodrigo Guerrero whose corner wisely pulled him out after five one-sided rounds. It was the ninth straight loss for Guerrero (26-15).

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“The Return of the Mick” was the label attached to tonight’s show at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The reference was to local fan favorite Michael “Mick” Conlan who returned to his hometown in hopes of jump-starting his career after suffering his first pro loss in a brutal encounter with Leigh Wood.

In that bout, a strong “Fight of the Year contender, Conlan was narrowly ahead on all three cards heading into the 12th and final round when the roof fell in. Wood, who was making the first defense of his WBA world featherweight title on his home turf in Nottingham, knocked the favored Conlan unconscious and clear out of the ring.

This was the sort of fight that can shorten a man’s career. Hence the intrigue in Conlan’s homecoming fight tonight against Miguel Marriaga. On paper, the Colombian, a three-time world title challenger, was a stern test considering the circumstances.

To the contrary, Marriaga had no fire in his belly until the final round when he hit Conlan with a shot that buckled his knees. But, by then Conlan was so far ahead without overly exerting himself that there was virtually no chance of another meltdown.

While Conlan won lopsidedly, the scores – 99-89 and 99-88 twice – were somewhat misleading. True, “Mick” had Marriaga on the deck in rounds 7, 8, and 9, but the punches that put him there did not look particularly hard.

Conlan, 30, improved to 17-1 (8). Marriaga, 35, declined to 30-6.

After the fight, Conlan expressed the hope that Leigh Wood would give him a rematch.

Other Bouts of Note

In an entertaining 10-round welterweight scrap that could have gone either way, Belfast’s Tyrone McKenna (23-3-1, 6 KOs) rebounded from his defeat in Dubai to Regis Prograis (TKO by 6) with a hard-fought unanimous decision over 33-year-old Welshman Chris Jenkins (23-6-3). The judges favored the local fighter by scores of 97-94 and 96-95 twice.

Jenkins, a former British and Commonwealth title-holder, had the best of the early going, working the body effectively while frequently finding a home for his uppercut, but he could not sustain his advantage.

Thirty-four-year-old Belfast super middleweight Padraig McCrory who got a late start in boxing, scored the most important win of his career with a fifth-round stoppage of Marco Antonio Periban, a former world title challenger. McCrory had Periban on the deck three times – once in the second and twice in the fifth – before the bout was halted at the 2:14 mark of round five.

It was the fourth straight win inside the distance for McCrory who improved to 14-0 (8 KOs). Mexico’s Periban, who returned to the sport in April after missing all of 2020 and 2021, fell to 26-6-1.

Highly-touted welterweight Paddy Donovan improved to 9-0 (6) with an 8-round unanimous decision over Yorkshireman Tom Hall (10-3). The referee scored every round for Donovan, an Irish Traveler trained by Tyson Fury’s bosom buddy Andy Lee, the former world middleweight title-holder.

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