Date:   Friday, May 1, 2015


Location: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Chelsea Ballroom, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Promoter: Top Rank / Bob Arum

Supervisor:   Leon Panoncillo Jr.

Referee:  Tony Weeks

Judges:   Adalaide Byrd; Eric Cheek, Jerry Roth

Results:   Raymundo Beltrán lost the title on the scale. Beltran won over Takahiro Ao by technical knockout in the second round and, since the title was only online for Ao the title remained vacant.



Credit:  Photos by:  Naoki Fukuda –

Raymundo Beltran (initially weighs in at 136 pounds, weighs in an hour later at 135.4. He is therefore ineligible to win the vacant WBO title) vs. Takahiro Ao (134.8)

Mikael Zewski (146.8) vs. Konstantin Ponomarev (146.6)

Jessie Magdaleno (123.8) vs. Raul Hirales (126)

Egor Mekhontsev (174.5) vs. Hakim Zoulikha (174)

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Credit:  Photos by Chris Farina / Top Rank

Ray Beltran from Los Mochis, Mexico winds down training camp as he prepares to take on Takahiro Ao from Chiba, Japan in the main event, a 12-round bout for the vacant WBO Lightweight World Championship , Friday, May 1st. truTV and Top Rank will partner to exclusively televise a live Friday night primetime boxing series beginning Friday, May 1, at 10 p.m. ET. The new boxing series, in association with Turner Sports and HBO Sports, will launch on the eve of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao pay-per-view fight with a card featuring two title bouts inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

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