Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

The Idec Index

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

The Idec Index

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Here is boxing writer Keith Idec's inside look at the sport:

FEATURED FIGHT: Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana. Mayweather held on - literally at times - to his WBC/WBA welterweight and WBC super welterweight titles Saturday night at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Boxing's undisputed pound-for-pound king displayed his ever-reliable chin the few times Maidana hit him with flush punches, but mostly moved, countered and held en route to winning a unanimous decision (116-111, 116-111, 115-112). Referee Kenny Bayless deducted a point from Maidana in the 10th round, two rounds after Mayweather claimed Maidana bit him during one of their countless clinches. Otherwise, the rematch was pretty uneventful. Showtime will replay the fight Saturday at 9 p.m.

LOCAL LOOK: Kearny's Tomasz Adamek will attempt to rejuvenate his career Nov. 8 in Krakow, Poland, where he'll face fellow Pole Artur Szpilka in a 12-round heavyweight fight. Ukraine's Vyacheslav Glazkov (18-0-1, 11 KOs) dominated Adamek (49-3, 29 KOs) in his last fight, a bout Adamek lost by unanimous decision March 15 in Bethlehem, Pa. …

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