Tishchenko defeated Sermeno on points at the REN TV Fight Club tournament
World junior champion in amateurs, boxer Alexei Tishchenko defeated ex-WBA world champion Venezuelan Nehomar Sermeno. The REN TV Fight Club tournament is taking place on May 27 at the Avangard Hockey Academy in Omsk, broadcast by REN TV.
Tishchenko was given an easy fight, he definitely surpassed his age opponent. For the entire four-round fight, Sermeno almost never hit the Russian champion with emphasis.
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Thus, the Russian won by unanimous decision.
Earlier, on May 24, during the conference, Tishchenko said that many years of experience and tactical developments would allow him to defeat Sermeno. According to the athlete, he had a good training camp with the Russian team.
On May 21, Tishchenko promised to arrange a “warm Siberian reception” for Sermeno. He also said that he does not tune in to a short fight and is ready to spend all the rounds allotted for the fight. According to the boxer, he will win the fight ahead of schedule.
Tishchenko ended his sports career in 2011 due to back problems. In his amateur career, the boxer has 81 fights, of which only eight ended in defeat.
On May 27, the REN TV Fight Club tournament began in Omsk. Super Series. The main event of the tournament will be a duel between boxers Alexei Papin and Dilan Prashovich. Also in the main fight in the ring, no less interesting boxers will fight: Russian fighters Ivan Shtyrkov and Mikhail Mokhnatkin, fistfighting star Pavel Shulsky and holder of the title “Russia’s Biggest Biceps” Bruce Khlebnikov.