Both undefeated, the 2009 world amateur junior champion Ivan Baranchyk entered this fight with a perfect record of 18-0-0 (11 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.15 super lightweight in the world while his opponent, the former Olympian Anthony Yigit, has a boxing record of 21-0-1 (7 knockouts) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class. In their last three bouts Baranchyk has won over Abel Ramos (4-stars fight Ivan Baranchyk vs Abel Ramos), Keenan Smith and Petr Petrov (Ivan Baranchyk vs Petr Petrov) while Yigit has beat Lenny Daws (Daws vs Yigit), Sandor Martin (Yigit vs Martin) and Joe Hughes (Anthony Yigit vs Joe Hughes). Baranchyk vs Yigit is the quarter-final of the World Boxing Super Series super-lightweight tournament (WBSS – Muhammad Ali Trophy) and it valid for the vacant IBF World super lightweight title; undercard of Regis Prograis vs Terry Flanagan. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Division: light welterweight (140 lbs, 63.5 kg)
Title: vacant IBF World super lightweight title
Baranchyk’s previous fight: Ivan Baranchyk vs Petr Petrov
Yigit’s previous fight: Anthony Yigit vs Joe Hughes
Baranchyk vs Yigit full fight video:
Official video – Baranchyk vs Yigit starts at 2:07:00