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Robson Conceicao makes history, wins unprecedented super featherweight belt in boxing

Robson Conceicao makes history, wins unprecedented super featherweight belt in boxing

This Saturday (6), in Newark, in the United States, Robson Conceicao He entered the ring seeking the WBC super featherweight belt and made history. The Brazilian faced the current champion of the division, North American Oshaki FosterHe dethroned him and won by a split decision from the judges and won the unprecedented title.

This was the fourth time the Olympic medalist had competed for the super featherweight belt. In the first two, in 2021 that it 2022defeated by Oscar Valdez that it Shakur Stevensonrespectively. Pre-existing 2023tied with the Mexican Emmanuel Navarrete. Until 2024, the Brazilian finally got the unprecedented belt.

The fight started with Robson very shy in the ring, not taking many risks against Foster, who took advantage and was more dominant.

from Round 3The Brazilian relaxed more, and attacked the North American, who responded firmly and threw his opponent into the ropes.

However, Robson managed to grow into the fight, and even with a cut on his eyebrow, he managed to turn the tide, and thus win.

Finally, the judges announced their results: 116-112 Conceicao, 116-112 Foster, and 113-115 For the Brazilian who was shaken a lot in the ring.

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