In a clash of former world champions, former WBA super middleweight champion Anthony “The Man” Mundine (43-4, 25 KOs) scored a seventh round TKO over over former WBO jr middleweight titleholder Bronco “Superman” McKart (54-9-1, 32 KOs) on Saturday night at the Palms Resort Casino in Las Vegas. Making his United States debut, Mundine dropped the 41-year-old McKart three times in round seven to win the vacant IBF North American middleweight belt. Time was 2:04.
In an important clash between world-rated light heavyweights, WBC #11 Cornelius “Da Beast” White (20-1, 16 KOs) outworked WBO #3/WBA #5/IBF #12 Dmitry Surkhotsky (18-2, 13 KOs) over twelve rounds to claim the vacant IBF International title. White dominating the last half of the fight to win by scores of 119-109, 118-110, 120-108.
Heavyweight Acha Muhammad Ali, formerly known as Ahror Muraalimov, moved his record to 13-0 with 11 KOs with a good action eight round unanimous decision over game journeyman Andrae Carthron (6-8-2, 1 KO). Scores were 78-74, 78-74, 77-75.