Results: Khurtsidze stops Langford, sets up BJ Saunders bout

Results: Khurtsidze stops Langford, sets up BJ Saunders bout

April 22, 2017


LEICESTER, ENGLAND - The Georgian middleweight, Avtandil Khurtsidze, made easy work of Tommy Langford which has possibly set up a following matchup with world title holder, Billy Joe Saunders.

Khurtsidze, 37, gained the stoppage in the fifth round of the bout as Langford's power was not prominent enough to slow Khurtsidze down. Khurtsidze also sucured the interim WBO World middleweight championship. With the victory Khurtsidze improves his professional record to 33-2-2, 22 KOs. 


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