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MOSCOW, May 2 (Itar-Tass) — Russian professional boxer Dmitry Pirog has upheld his world title according to the World Boxing Organization rating in the up to 72.6 kg weight division.
In a twelve-round title match fought at the Krylatskoye Sports Palace here on Tuesday, Pirog outpointed Nobuhiro Ishida of Japan by a unanimous decision of all referees: 119-109, 117-111, and 120-108.
Pirog now has to his credit 20 wins (including15 ones through knockout) and no defeats. Ishida has scored 24 wins (9 ones through knockout) and suffered seven defeats. Pirog is one of four Russian world champinons according to prestigious ratings along with Zaurbek Baisangurov, Denis Lebedev, and Alexander Povetkin. His next match Pirog is to fight in Washington in autumn against IBF world champion Daniel Gil of Australia.