Jamal James became the World Boxing Association’s (WBA) new interim welterweight champion by defeating Thomas Dulorme by unanimous decision this Saturday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.
James won cards by 115-113, 116-112 and 117-111 to wear the black and gold belt of the pioneer organization during the main event of the evening organized by PBC in the West Coast of the United States.
“Shango” took advantage of his height and range to put up a fight at long range and limit his Puerto Rican opponent most of the rounds. The American worked well with his jab and punished the Puerto Rican with his right to win the decision.
James had to deal with Dulorme’s insistent and aggressive attacks and at first he found it difficult to decipher the Caribbean. However, as the rounds went by, James adapted and studied his rival to impose his style and accumulate rounds, especially in the second half of the fight.
The tall champion improved his record to 27 wins, 1 loss and 12 knockouts, while Dulorme’s record is 25 wins, 4 losses, 1 draw and 16 wins by ko