June 2016 was a terrific month for boxing! Follow along as we break down our top 5 greatest hits from the month.
#5: June 25th – Jarrett Hurd knocks down Oscar Molina for the first time in his career. Hurd went on to win the fight by TKO in the 10th round.
#4: June 18th – Rau'shee Warren and Juan Carlos Payano face off for the second time in another exciting title fight. This time, Warren went home with the majority decision victory and became the new WBA Super World Bantamweight Champion.
#3: June 11th – John Molina Jr. pulls off the upset against Ruslan Provodnikov with a unanimous decision victory after 12 rounds of action-packed boxing.
#2: June 18th – Joe Smith Jr. pulls off a huge upset with a first round KO against Andrzej Fanfara.
#1: June 25th – Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter face off in a fight-of-the-year candidate welterweight bout. Thurman goes on to win the fight by a very narrow unanimous decision and remains the WBA World Welterweight Champion.