Radzhab Butaev (14-0, 11 KOs, 1 NC), who got a point deducted in Round 5 for (according to referee) landing at the back of the head, became a new WBA welterweight champion when he faced and TKO’d Jamal James (27-2, 12 KOs) at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, October 30. Referee stepped in and called it a day at 2 minutes and 12 seconds into the ninth round.
Check out the video of finish and full fight video highlights below and up top.
Radzhab Butaev claims WBA Welterweight title via ninth-round TKO again Jamal James
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