2001 best BOXING fight – Kostya Tszyu vs Oktay Urkal – full fight Video


4_stars_allthebestfights Review: 2001-06-23, Kostya Tszyu vs Oktay Urkal was one of the best boxing fights of 2001. Tszyu was the world champion for both WBA and WBC light welterweight division and he faced Oktay Urkal, at his first attempt to win a world title (he was the EBU European champion). However Urkal, that had never lost in 28 matches, proved to be a tough fighter in fact Kostya Tszyu vs Oktay Urkal was a great and balanced fight. Watch the video!


Date: 2001-06-23

Where: Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, United States

Division: light welterweight (140 lbs, 63.5 kg)

Title: WBC and WBA Super World light welterweight title

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Kostya Tszyu def. Oktay Urkal (unanimous decision, 116-113, 115-113, 116-112)




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