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Boxing Result: Cruz Wins IBF Feather Belt Over Salido

Thursday night at the Northern Quest Casino in Airway Heights, WA saw IBO Feather Champ Cristobal Cruz add the vacant IBF crown to his collection with a hard fought split decision victory over Orlando Salido.

In a battle of tough luck Mexican veterans, Cruz, 37-11-1 (23), of Tijuana, managed to outwork Ciudad Obregon veteran Salido, 31-10-2 (20), after twelve rugged rounds of combat, winning two cards by a score of 116-112 each while Salido took the third by a mark of 115-113.

On the undercard, towering Russian super middle prospect Maxim Vlasov, 14-0 (5), survived a scare from Houston based slugger Don Mouton, 7-3-1 (7), to pull out an eight round majority decision victory 78-74, 77-75 and 76-76.

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