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Results from China: Austin Beats Golota; McCline, Barrera Win

golota austinRay Austin KO 1 Andrew Golota
Marco Antonio Barrera TKO 4 Sammy Ventura
Juan Palacios KO 8 Teruo Misawa
Devon Alexander TKO 4 Sun-Haeng Lee
Jameel McCline W 12 Mike Mollo (116-112, 116-111, 114-113

Photos: David Martin Warr - DKP -- Don King Brings Star-Studded Fight Card to China tomorrow. Andrew Golota vs. Ray Austin, Jameel McCline vs. Mike Mollo; WBC Strawweight Championship: Juan ‘El Exterminador' Palacios vs. Teruo Misawa; Also Appearing: Former Five-Time World Champion Marco Antonio Barrera And Undefeated WBC No. 1-Ranked Super Lightweight Phenom Devon Alexander..

The greatest Polish heavyweight in history, Andrew Golota (41-6-1, 33 KOs), from Warsaw, Poland, will meet former No. 1 heavyweight contender Ray "The Rainman" Austin (24-4-4, 16 KOs), from Cleveland, Ohio, for the World Boxing Council USNBC International heavyweight championship.

A WBC heavyweight elimination bout will also be showcased, pitting established contender Jameel "Big Time" McCline (38-9-1, 23 KOs), from New York, against one of Chicago's best young punchers, "Merciless" Mike Mollo (19-2, 12 KOs).

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The interim WBC strawweight championship will be up for grabs when Juan "El Exterminador" Palacios (24-2, 19 KOs), from Managua, Nicaragua, squares off against Japanese champion Teruo Misawa (18-4-4, 7 KOs), who hails from Tokyo.

The Chinese crowd will also be treated to two of the best professional prizefighters in the sport appearing in separate bouts against opponents to be named. Former five-time world champion "The Baby Faced Assassin" Marco Antonio Barrera (63-6, 42 KOs), from Mexico City, will appear at lightweight and undefeated WBC No. 1-ranked super lightweight Devon Alexander "The Great" (15-0, 8 KOs), from St. Louis, Mo., will compete at the 140-pound limit.

Article posted on 06.11.2008



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