Gvozdyk retains titles after Ngumbu injury

Oleksandr Gvozdyk defended his WBC and lineal light-heavyweight titles after Doudou Ngumbu suffered an injury during their fight on Saturday.

Gvozdyk (17-0) had dominated the early rounds before Ngumbu succumbed to a suspected leg injury at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.

Ngumbu, the 37-year-old Congo-born Frenchman, had struggled to deal with Gvozdyk before his injury.

Gvozdyk controlled the fight with multiple right jabs before the somewhat bizarre injury to Ngumbu.

Ngumbu was circling the outside of the ring when he pulled up due to his leg, the fight eventually called in Gvozdyk's favour.

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