Chris Colbert vs Tugstsogt Nyambayar – Results & Post-Fight Report


Chris Colbert (L) claimed a unanimous decision win over Tugstsogt Nyambayar (R) in Carson on Saturday Photo Credit: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME
Chris Colbert (L) claimed a unanimous resolution win over Tugstsogt Nyambayar (R) in Carson on Saturday Photograph Credit score: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME

Chris Colbert retained his WBA Interim Tremendous Featherweight title, as he placed on a clinic to take a large factors win in opposition to Tugstsogt Nyambayar in Carson, California on Saturday.

Colbert (16-0, 6 KOs) has held the belt since January 2020, defeating Jezzrel Corrales, and the 24-year-old Brooklynite made a profitable second defence right here.

2012 Olympic Silver Medallist Nyambayar (12-2, 9 KOs) was stepping in at quick discover, and shifting up in weight, following the late withdrawal of Yuriorkis Gamboa, and the Mongolian misplaced his earlier try at world honours in February 2020, dropping a call to Gary Russell Jr in a problem for the WBC title at Featherweight.

The 24-year-old dominated on this one, utilizing his superior hand and foot velocity to maintain out of hassle, though ‘King Tug’ did have his moments within the early going.

Nayambayar did appear to shake Colbert up within the third, however the champion shortly wrestled again the initiative, working off a supreme jab that the 29-year-old simply couldn’t discover the solutions to.

Colbert was allowed to coast by means of the later rounds, together with his opponent making an attempt to attend for errors that have been by no means going to come back, and because the bout wound down, the consequence was in little doubt.

Colbert successfully defended his WBA Interim Super Featherweight title Photo Credit: Sean Michael Ham/ Premier Boxing Champions
Colbert efficiently defended his WBA Interim Tremendous Featherweight title Photograph Credit score: Sean Michael Ham/ Premier Boxing Champions

Two scores of 118-110 and a 3rd at 117-111 confirmed Colbert’s dominance. He’ll now hope to be elevated to full champion standing, with the ‘Tremendous’ crown at present held by Gervonta Davis, who final operated at Tremendous Light-weight, and the ‘Common’ strap at present the property of Roger Gutierrez.

“I’m primary within the WBA,” stated Colbert. “So you recognize what time it’s. I’m going to comply with the plan and see what occurs subsequent.”

Undercard Outcomes

At Light-weight, Michel Rivera remained unbeaten, however was pressured to come back off the canvas earlier than scoring an eighth spherical stoppage in opposition to Jon Fernandez.

Rivera (21-0, 14 KOs) was down within the sixth, however rallied to ground and cease Fernandez (21-2, 18 KOs) two rounds later. The competition was an eliminator for the WBA Light-weight title.

Within the battle of unbeatens, Angel Alejandro (10-0, 4 KOs) took an eight spherical resolution win in opposition to Rudy Ochoa (10-1, 5 KOs). Scores of 80-72, 79-73 and 78-74 gave the Texan the win.

At Featherweight, Shon Mondragon (6-0-1, 2 KOs) and Jose Perez (9-1-2, 4 KOs) couldn’t be cut up in a six spherical majority resolution draw, whereas Tremendous Featherweight, Daniel Garcia (2-0, 2 KOs) knocked out Gabe Sandoval (1-1, 1 KO) in two rounds.

Rajon Probability moved to 5-0 (5 KOs) with a primary spherical knockout of Marco Lara (0-2), whereas the opposite two contests went the gap, Anthony Cuba (2-0-1, 1 KO) taking a majority resolution win over 4 in opposition to William Flenoy (0-2), and Gabriela Fundora (2-0) notching a 4 spherical resolution win in opposition to Indeya Smith (1-2-1, 1 KO).


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