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Results From Massive WBF Championship Weekend
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FIGHT REPORT   Photo: Five new World Boxing Federation (WBF) champions and one champion retaining on Saturday, March 30.

Saturday March 30 was a massive World Boxing Federation (WBF) championship evening, with six title fights taking place in South Africa, Netherlands and Albania.

In Escort, South Africa, Mxolisi Zuma stopped Tanzanian Shedafa John in the first round to win the vacant WBF Intercontinental Super Bantamweight title.

Zuma ended matters with a left hook at 1:35 of the round, and improved his professional record to 7-0 (7). John drops to 7-5-1 (6).

In the co-feature Lindelani Sibisi captured the vacant WBF Intercontinental Featherweight crown when he destroyed another Iddi Kayumba at 0:56 of round one with a body-shot.

Sibisi goes to 6-2 (5), while Kayumba is now 15-6-2 (9). The show was promoted by Hlula Boxing Promotions.

In Wilnis, Netherlands, Willy Kyakonye, now 8-0 (7), scored a seventh round technical knockout over the game Giovanni Auriemma, 2-3-1 (0), to lift the vacant WBF International Heavyweight title on a show promoted by The Evolution of Boxing.

Kyakonye was on top most of the time, but Auriemma never stopped trying, and even came back strong after being floored in round four. But in round seven the doctor advised that the fight be stopped due to Auriemma´s nose being broken.

On a WBF triple-header in Shkoder, Albania, promoted by Fist of Fire, Intercontinental Heavyweight titlist Nelson Hysa made a successful first defense by stopping Namibian Lukas Ndafoluma in round eight.

Fighting in his home-town, Hysa improved his record to 15-0 (13). Ndafoluma travels home at 23-11 (11).

Arjon Kajoshi, another local hero, won the vacant WBF World Super Middleweight title when Colombian Orlen Padilla had to capitulate in round five.

Kajoshi remained undefeated at 12-0 (9). Padilla falls to 25-13-1 (22).

Finally, Germany´s Ikram Kerwat became a two-weight WBF World Champion when she won the vacant Light Welterweight title with a unanimous decision over Diana Ayala from Colombia.

Judges Adrian Laschescu and Ervin Kibja both scored it 98-92, while judge Oltion Kraja had it 99-92.

Kerwat, who won the WBF world title at Welterweight last June, is now 14-3 (5). Ayala 22-15-5 (15).

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