South Africa’s Thabiso Mchunu beats Olarenwaju Durodola by unanimous decision.
Nigerian cruiserweight boxer ‘God’s Power’ Durodola (Win-Lose 15-2, 14KOs) lost the vacant NABF belt to South Africa’s Thabiso ‘The Rock’ Mchunu (Win-Lose 14-1, 9KOs) on Friday night at the Resort International Casino and Hotel in Atlantic City.
The 12-round bout, part of the undercard featuring the 10-round middleweight main event between Curtis “Showtime” Stevens and Patrick Majewski was aired live on NBC Sports Network’s Fight Night.
Coming off his ten-round unanimous decision demolition of Eddie Chambers, the 25-year-old undersized Mchunu, who at 5ft, 6in weights 198.5 outpointed Durodola (Weight 199.5) over ten workmanlike rounds again, to claim the NABF belt with the three judges scoring the fight 98-91, 97-92, 96-93.
He even dropped the 30-year-old Durodola in round two of the bout promoted by Main Events.