Christopher Ousley won the World Boxing Association (WBA) Intercontinental middleweight title at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, in London, England, after defeating Russian Khasan Baysangurov by unanimous decision during the event headlined by Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk.
Ousley won a majority decision with scorecards of 95-95, 97-94 and 97-94 against a strong opponent who looked for the fight at all times but could not overcome the good boxing of the American.
The 30-year-old American said that it is a dream for him to have won his first professional title with the WBA. The victory in such an important setting helps him grow in the division and put his name on the world boxing map.
Ousley maintained his undefeated record of 13 fights, of which he has won 9 by knockouts. Baysangurov, on the other hand, dropped to 21 wins, 2 setbacks and 11 knockouts.