Isaac Dogboe makes winning return after beating Christopher Diaz in Las Vegas; video drops

Isaac Dogboe makes winning return after beating Christopher Diaz in Las Vegas; video drops

Lukman Mumuni
November 21, 2021 at 2:10 PM
  • Ghanaian boxer Isaac Dogboe has beaten Christopher Diaz in their fight in Las Vegas
  • Dogboe defeated the Peurto Rican fight via majority decision on Saturday night
  • The bout was the final undercard of the Crawford-Porter fight

Ghanaian boxer Isaac Dogboe made a winning return to the ring after defeating Puerto Rican fighter Christopher Diaz in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

Dogboe won via majority decision, after scoring 96 to 94 on judge Tim Cheatham scorecard and 97 to 93 on Don Trella's card. But it was a split on judge Erik Cheek's score card.

In videos posted on Twitter by Top Rank Boxing, the Ghanaian dominated his opponent as he inches closer to a title fight.

Isaac Dogbe wins fight against Diaz. SOURCE: Twitter/ @trboxing @IsaacDogboe
Isaac Dogbe makes winning return after beating Christopher Diaz in Las Vegas; video drops. SOURCE: Twitter/ @trboxing @IsaacDogboe
Source: Twitter

Dogboe started the fight strongly, going in with the right punches as he also showed top defensive strategy against his height advantaged opponent.

The Ghanaian fight never looked back following his early control in the first three rounds.

Although, he failed to knock Diaz out, he was very much in charge of the fight as he scored vital points in the subsequent rounds.

After 12 rounds, he scored the majority points on judges Tim Cheatham and Don Trella's cards with a split 95-95 score on Erik Cheek's card.

The fight was the final undercard of the Terrence Crawford and Shawn Porter's bout happening on Las Vegas.

Isaac Dogboe defeats Adam Lopez to win title

Meanwhile, reported that, Former WBO super bantamweight champion, Isaac Dogboe, has finally received his title after defeating Adam Lopez.

On June 19, 2021, in Las Vegas, the Ghanaian took on Lopez and he reigned supreme over the latter.

With the majority decision win, Dogboe took Lopez's NABF featherweight belt from him.

Richard Commey to fight Vasiliy Lomachenko in December

Earlier, reported that, former boxing world lightweight champion, Richard Oblitey Commey, has reportedly agreed a deal to fight Ukrainian boxer Vasiliy Lomachenko.

The pugilist are set to face off at the Madison Square Garden in the United States on December 11, 2021.

According to ESPN, a deal has been reached between the two former fighters, who happen to have held the title lightweight title in the past.

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