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Sartison, Tajbert, Menzer triumph

Former WBA super middleweight champion Dimitri Sartison (31-2, 19 KOs), who recently had HBO shoot down his proposed fight with Andre Ward, scored a second round KO over Baker Barakat (38-15-4, 26 KOs) on Saturday night at the Warsteiner Hockeypark in Mönchengladbach, Germany.

Former WBC super featherweight champ Vitali Tajbert (24-2, 6 KOs) outpointed Mikheil Avakyan (18-11-3, 7 KOs) in a six-rounder by scores of 60-53, 58-55 and 60-53. Avakyan was wobbled in round five.

Former female world champion Ina Menzer (31-1, 11 KOs) dominated previously unbeaten Goda Dailydaite (8-1, 2 KOs) in a ten-rounder for the WBF interim, WIBA and WIBF female featherweight belts. Menzer plans to retire after the fight.

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