At the start of 2012 German based Armenian born Susi Kentikian (29-2-0-1, 16) was 29-0-0-1 (16) with her unbeaten record stretching back to 2005. She had been universally regarded as one of, if not the best, female Flyweight in the world and had unified the WBA, WIBF and WBO womens titles.

Surprisingly in May 2012 Kentikian suffered her first professional loss, losing a majority decision American Melissa McMorrow (7-3-3) and losing her WIBF and WBO titles in the process.

It was thought that the loss to McMorrow was just a bad day at the office for Kentikian though she was then shockingly upset, for the second fight running as Carina Moreno (23-5, 6) would score a split decision win over Kentikian who then lost her WBA belt.

Whilst no one had expected Kentikian to lose either fight, what made the loss to Moreno possibly even more shocking was that the former Minimum and Light champion was thought of as being shot. Moreno had lost 4 of her previous 5 with her only win coming against the journey(wo)man Sharon Gaines.

It's likely Kentikian will return to the ring, though I doubt she'll ever be seen as the force she was once. Shocking really as she's only in her mid 20's now.
 





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