By Enrico ‘Erik’ Crociati
Welterweight warrior Krzysztof Bienias (37-3, 15 KOs) of Poland shocked the attendance and won the vacant WBO Intercontinental title on Friday night in Frosinone, Italy, when the corner of local hero Sven Paris (26-4, 2 KOs) stopped the fight at the end of round nine. Paris got off to a good start over the first round, but Bienias turned the tide in the second with a powerful body shot, but Paris was able to finish it and the middle round have been extremely intense and balanced. The moment of truth and the end of the fight was in the ninth round, Bienias with a a brutal barrage of punches dropped an exhausted Paris. The bout was then stopped by his corner.
For the steel man Bienias, who fought Junior Witter and Oktay Urkal in his 9-year long career, it was his first International title.
In the chief support of the evening, euro contender and former amateur star Michele Di Rocco (22-1-1, 9 KOs) showed excellent boxing skills and outscored hungarian decent journeyman Janos Petrovics (15-22, 7 KOs) over six rounds
Rosanna Conti Cavini staged the show , which was screened live in Italy by Rai Sport Più.