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It's reality: Mora becomes first 'Contender' to win world title

"The Contender" has a champion to call their own after Sergio Mora outworked Vernon Forrest to become junior middleweight champion.

Originally Published: June 9, 2008
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

A roundup of last week's notable boxing results from around the world:

Saturday at Uncasville, Conn.

Junior middleweight Sergio Mora W12 Vernon ForrestWins a junior middleweight titleScores: 116-112, 115-113, 114-114

Records: Mora, 21-0-1, 5 KOs; Forrest, 40-3, 29 KOs

Rafael's remark: Few fighters have taken more abuse from fans and media for the decisions they have made than Mora, the otherwise likeable first season winner of "The ...

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