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Erokhin KO's Odoms to retain WSOF title

By Ivan Saldajeno

QUEZON CITY--Evgeny Erokhin masterfully defended his WSOF Global heavyweight title with a knockout victory against Richard Odoms in the main event of WSOF-GC 3 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Saturday night.

The Russian champ landed a powerful punch to the American challenger that knocked the latter down, and just before Odoms stood up, Erokhin dropped a 1-2 combo that knocked him out cold, ending the fight in just barely a minute.

The 30-year-old Erokhin moved up to 15-4, scoring his tenth straight win overall, while the 41-year-old Odoms dropped to 11-3, seeing his own winning streak snapped at four.

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