Cermeño Retains His Title a Second Time

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Cermeño Retains His Title a Second Time
Reyes and Cermeño fight for the WBA Gold belt on Friday

Cermeño Retains His Title a Second Time

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Cermeño Retains His Title a Second Time
Reyes and Cermeño fight for the WBA Gold belt on Friday

It was another solid victory for the champ, who shows no sign of slowing down. (Photo: Courtesy)
It was another solid win for the champ, who shows no sign of slowing down. (Photo: Courtesy)

Saturday night in Hangzhou, China, WBA World super bantamweight champion Nehomar Cermeño (28-5-1, 15 KOs), from Panama City, Panama, by way of Barcelona, Venezuela, successfully defended his title a second time with a unanimous decision victory over # 7 ranked XiaoJun Qiu (21-4, 10 KOs), the Fighting Pride of Hangzou, after 12 rounds of action.

The final scores were 118-110 and 117-111 twice.

It was another solid victory for the 37-year-old champion, who fought for the fourth time this year and shows no sign of slowing down.

“The plan we had was fulfilled and that’s why we won the fight,” said Cermeño’s trainer, Celso Chavez. “We are very happy.”

This article was penned by the author who is not related to the WBA and the statements, expressions or opinions referenced herein are that of the author alone and not the WBA.


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