Boxing Result

Klitschko dominates Johnson

Photo: Marty Rosengarten/
Photo: Marty Rosengarten/

WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (39-2, 37 KOs) scored a one-sided twelve round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten Kevin Johnson (22-1-1, 9 KOs) on Saturday night at the PostFinance Arena in Bern, Switzerland. Vitali pressed the action and threw most of the power punches, but had trouble catching the crafty Johnson cleanly. Johnson was essentially a one-armed fighter as he relied almost exclusively on his jab. Klitschko became more dominant as the bout progressed, with the late rounds going all Vitali’s way. Scores were 120-108, 120-108, 119-109. Johnson became only the second fighter to go the full twelve with Vitali, the other being Timo Hoffmann.

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Unbeaten heavyweight Alexander Ustinov moved to 19-0 with 15 KOs after a twelve round unanimous decision over Monte Barrett (34-9, 20 KOs).

Heavyweight Johnathon Banks (23-1, 16 KOs) stopped Marcel Zeller (22-6, 21 KOs) in the first round. Banks is now 3-0 snce moving up to heavyweight.

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