Gavronski Captures NABA Title at Battle at the Boat 113

Gavronski Captures NABA Title at Battle at the Boat 113

Mike Gavronski became the new WBA-North American  Boxing Association Super Middleweight champion by defeating Andrew Hernandez in  the main event of Battle at the Boat 113 on Saturday at the Emerald Queen Casino
in Tacoma, Wash. The scheduled 10-round bout went to the  scorecards after the eighth round due to an unintentional foul which caused  injury to Hernandez.

The incident occurred at the end of the eighth  round after Hernandez stumbled to the canvas following a tie up with Gavronski  Hernandez was unable to continue due to an  injured right foot. Gavronski appeared as the 78-74 winner on two of  the judge’s scorecards. Hernandez received a 77-75 nod on the third judge’s  card.

Gavronski, who has won five consecutive fights,  improves to 25-2-1 with 15 KOs with the victory.Hernandez dropped to 19-8-1. Andre Keys improved his record to 5-1-0 by  defeating Sean Gee by unanimous decision in their 144-pound semi-main  event.

The undercard saw a pair of bouts end in split draws. Steven Villalobos saw his unblemished record drop to 6-0-1 after fighting Eduardo Torres (1-1-1) to a draw in a battle of 152-pounds. The other split draw came in a 175-pound bout
between Cameron Sevilla-Rivera (7-5-3) and Kian Heidari (1-1-1).Niko McFarland notched his first career victory
with a third-round TKO win over Keith Wolf and Jorge Linares (2-0) remained undefeated by defeating Austin Springer by third-round TKO.

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Daxx Khan has been a regular member of the Talkin Boxing with Billy C TV & Radio Show since 2011, throughout his over two decades involved with the sport of boxing he has owned his own gym, currently is a Coach with "Newburgh Hook Elite Boxing", has covered over 175 world title fights across the globe, worked for two sanctioning body organizations, written for multiple major sporting news outlets. The first world title fight he covered was in 1991 while still attending NYU when he accompanied boxing media Icon Bert Sugar to the "Terrible" Terry Norris versus "Sugar" Ray Leonard WBC Super Welterweight title fight which Norris won by wide unanimous decision. Daxx is also former USA Boxing Coach and representative for "The World Boxing Federation".

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