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Ancajas retains belt with decision win vs. Sultan

Jerwin Ancajas retained his IBF junior bantamweight title for the fifth time, outboxing mandatory challenger Jonas Sultan en route to a unanimous decision victory Saturday in the first world title bout between two Filipinos since 1925.

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According to CompuBox, Jerwin Ancajas landed 234 of 773 total punches (30%). He landed 65 of his 300 jabs (22%) and 169 of 473 of his power punches (36%). Jonas Sultan was 147 of 555 (27%) in total punches and only landed 7 jabs of the 92 he threw (8%). He was 140 of 463 (30%) in power punches. Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank.

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Jerwin "Pretty Boy" Ancajas defeated Jonas Sultan by unanimous decision in a hard-fought bout Saturday night in Fresno California. All three judges scored the fight for Ancajas 117-111 and 119-109 (twice). Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank.

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Khalid Yafai stops David Carmona

David Carmona's trainer Alejandro Galindo stops the fight after the seventh round. Carmona has been down four times through the fight and was receiving a lot of punishment by Khalid Yafai. Yafai wins by TKO and retains his WBA junior bantamweight world title. Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank.

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Jerwin Ancajas vs. Jonas Sultan

Jerwin Ancajas finished strong and connected some of his best punches in Round 12. All-action fight, both showed great chin, but Ancajas was the most accurate and technical fighter. Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank.

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Inoue dominates McDonnell with 1st-round KO

Japanese star Naoya Inoue destroyed secondary bantamweight titlist Jamie McDonnell with a first-round knockout victory to win a belt in his third weight class.

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Jerwin Ancajas vs. Jonas Sultan

Junior bantamweight world titleholder Jerwin Ancajas gets ready for his title defense against Jonas Sultan in the main event of a Top Rank on ESPN+ card in Fresno California. This is the first all-Filipino title fight in 93 years. Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank.

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Jerwin Ancajas (29-1-1, 20 KOs) is making the fifth defense of his IBF junior bantamweight title against Jonas Sultan in the first title fight between Filipino fighters in 93 years (Pancho Villa def. Clever Sencio on May 2, 1925, in Manila). Ancajas, the No. 5-ranked junior bantamweight fighter according to ESPN, is carrying a four-fight knockout streak. Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank.

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Jonas Sultan wraps his hands ahead of his title fight against junior bantamweight belt-holder Jerwin Ancajas in Fresno California. Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank.

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