Pala Atlantico, Roma - Heavyweight contender Guido Vianello (10-0-1, 9 KOs) was forced to go the full distance with an eight round unanimous decision win over Jay McFarlane (13-7, 5 KOs).

In the co-feature, Mirko Natalizi (13-0, 8 KOs) retained the WBC International silver junior middleweight title with a fifth round stoppage of Tony Dixon (13-4)

Over in Canada at the Lac Leamy Casino, Gatineau - junior welterweight contender Yves Ulysse Jr. (22-2, 12 KOs) picked up a ten round unanimous decision win over Jose Macias Enriquez (16-2-2). The scores were 97-93, 97-93 and 97-93.

In Zakopane, Poland - Mateusz Masternak (47-5, 31 KOs) picked up a twelve round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Jason Whateley (10-1, 9 KOs) in an IBF cruiserweight world title eliminator. Whateley went down in the seventh round.

Masternak is now in line for a world title shot against IBF champion Jai Opetaia.

Also on the card, two-time former cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (61-4-1, 41 KOs) blasted out Cesar Hernan Reynoso (17-18-4, 8 KOs) in six rounds.

In the Philippines, former world champion Reymart Gaballo (26-1, 21 KOs) is back on the winning track as he stopped countryman Ricardo Sueno in the second round of their fight at the Lagao Gym in General Santos City.

With the victory, Gaballo adds the WBC Asian Boxing Council Continental bantamweight belt and the WBO Oriental bantamweight strap. 

Gaballo came in sharp and started throwing accurate shots to Sueno’s head, dropping him with a right straight to the temple in the opening round.

Sueno was more aggressive in the second round but an overhand right to the head sent him back to the canvas. Both fighters engaged in a good exchange when a left hook to the body sent Sueno down for the third time. In the closing seconds of the round, another right to the head hit Sueno and sent him down for the fourth time. At this point, referee Almar Odiong had seen enough and waved off the fight.

In the co-featured bout, undefeated Sanman fighter Ian Sampan (6-0) easily disposed of Joe Tejones by knocking him down in the opening round and finishing him off in the second stanza.