On Friday, Dec. 15, RCC Boxing Promtions held an event from Ekaterinburg, Russia.

In the night’s main event, top-10 heavyweight Alexander Povetkin took on Romanian Christian Hammer for the WBO international heavyweight title. Povetkin made the first defense of his title against the WBO European heavyweight titleholder.

The event aired live at 7 a.m. ET on Match TV (Russia) and Youtube.

Alexander Povetkin def. Christian Hammer by unanimous decision (120-107, 120-108, 119-108) – WBO international heavyweight title
Magomed Kurbanov def. Akinori Watanabe by TKO. Round 8 – WBO international super welterweight title
Evgeny Chuprakov def. Pablo Manuel Ojeda by unanimous decision (96-95, 97-93, 97-93) – WBO inter-continental super featherweight title
Pavel Malikov def. Deiner Berrio by split decision (96-93, 95-94, 93-96) – interim WBO inter-continental lightweight title
Yury Kashinsky def. Al Sands by TKO. Round 2 – WBO oriental cruiserweight title

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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