August 19, 2017 Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs Craig Baker at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln for the following titles:
NABF Light Heavyweight Title
WBO NABO Light Heavyweight Title
Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs Craig Baker
Round 1 Gvozdyk started the round with jabs, left right landed for Gvozdyk , Gvozdyk out jabs Baker, Baker landed some good shots but Gvozdyk totally outworked him in this round
Round 2 Gvozdyk started the round again with jabs, another left and right landed by Gvozdyk another combination landed for Gvozdyk he maintains his distance very well, Gvozdyk sneaking in more shots to the head. Another good round for Gvozdyk
Round 3 Combination landed for Gvozdyk, double jabs by Gvozdyk, Baker stalking Gvozdyk but he was unable to land significant shots Gvozdyk makes him miss. Left jab landed for Baker Gvozdyk answered back with combination, head and body combination by Gvozdyk
Round 4 Combinaton landed for Gvozdyk he is mixing it up with head and body shots, Gvozdyk is really good in maintaining his distance, Gvozdyk once again out landed Baker in this round
Round 5 Gvozdyk continue to land these jabs, Hard 3 punch combination by Gvozdyk, Counter jab followed by body shot landed for Gvozdyk these jabs are finding their marks, Gvozdyk ended the round with combination.
Round 6 Gvozdyk’s jabs are spoiling Bakers offense, combination for Gvozdyk, hard punch combination hurt baker and Baker goes down from a short right hand by Gvozdyk he beat the count but Gvozdyk comes back at him with more combination referee decided to stop the fight.