PBC Greatest Hits – May 2016

#5: Miguel Cruz and Samuel Figueroa battle it out in the final round of their 8-round bout on May 8, 2016. Cruz went on to win the fight by split decision.

#4: Joey Abell dominates John Wesley Nofire in a scheduled 8-round heavyweight bout on May 17, 2016, on PBC on FS1. Abell goes on to win the bout by TKO in the 3rd round. This was Nofire’s first professional loss.

#3: On May 21, 2016 on Showtime, Jermell Charlo defeated John Jackson by KO in the 8th round to become the WBC World Super Welterweight Champion.

#2: Jermell and Jermall Charlo make history by becoming the first twins to hold world titles in the same weight class. Both brothers fought on May 21, 2016, on Showtime. Jermell defeated John Jackson to become the WBC World Super Welterweight Champion while Jermall successfully defended his title against Austin Trout to remain the IBF World Super Welterweight Champion.

#1: Murat Gassiev delivers a devastating left hook which immediately sends Jordan Shimmell to the canvas ending the fight. The knockout, which was broadcast on PBC on FS1 on May 17, 2016, even showed up as the #1 moment on the Sports Center Top 10!


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