The undefeated two-time Olympian and WBC Bw champion Nordine Oubaali entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 15-0-0 (11 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.6 bantamweight in the world. In his last three bouts he has won over Mark Anthony Geraldo (Nordine Oubaali vs Mark Anthony Geraldo), Luis Melendez (Nordine Oubaali vs Luis Melendez) and Rau’shee Warren (Rau’shee Warren vs Nordine Oubaali).
His opponent, Arthur Villanueva, has an official record of 32-3-1 (18 knockouts) and he entered as the No.32 in the same weight class. He was dwfeated by current #1 Bw Luis Nery (Luis Nery vs Arthur Villanueva) but then he has beat Renren Tesorio and tied with Carlo Demecillo. Oubaali vs Villanueva is valid for the WBC World bantamweight title (Oubaali’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Barys Arena, Nur-Sultan (Astana), Kazakhstan
Division: bantamweight (118 lbs, 53.5 kg)
Title: WBC World bantamweight title
Oubaali’s previous fight: Rau’shee Warren vs Nordine Oubaali
Oubaali’s next fight: Nordine Oubaali vs Takuma Inoue
Oubaali vs Villanueva full fight video:
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