Weekend Fights

Updated: March 16, 2009, 3:08 AM ET
Associated Press

Saturday

KIEL, Germany -- Arthur Abraham, Germany, outpointed Lajuan Simon, Philadelphia, 12, to retain the IBF middleweight title.

BAJA CALIFORNIA, Mexico -- Giovanni Segura, Mexico, stopped Cesar Canchilla, Colombia, 4, to win the interim WBA light flyweight title.

TORREON, Mexico -- Nehomar Cermeno, Panama, outpointed Cristian Mijares, Mexico, 12, to win the interim WBA bantamweight title.

MANCHESTER, England -- Amir Khan, Britain, stopped Marco Antonio Barrera, Mexico, 5, to retain the WBA International lightweight title and win the vacant WBO Intercontinental lightweight title; Ola Afolabi, West Hills, Calif., stopped Enzo Maccarinelli, Wales, 9, to win the interim WBO cruiserweight title; Roman Martinez, Puerto Rico, stopped Nicky Cook, Britain, 4, to win the WBO super featherweight title; Paul Smith, Britain, stopped Rashid Matumla, Tanzania, 2, to win the vacant WBA International super middleweight title.

SAN MARTIN, Argentina -- Juan Carlos Reveco, Argentina, stopped Wilson Simao, Brazil, 4, to retain the WBA Fedelatin light flyweight title.

CEBU CITY, Philippines -- Z Gorres, Philippines, stopped Roberto Carlos Leyva, Mexico, 7, to win the vacant WBO Oriental bantamweight title.


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