Konstantin Zyu of Russia won a sensational victory by knock out in the second round late on Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. He fought for the champion belt in light welterweight in the International Boxing Federation classification. The rival of Zyu, 33, who lost the title in 1997, was Zeb Juda, 24, of the United States, who has won 27 bouts in the professional ring. During his professional career Zyu has also won 27 matches and lost one. On conditions of this bout no matter who wins, Juda, who was defending the champion title, is to get one million dollars and claimant Zyu 550,000 dollars. Professionally, Zyu has proved to be better, returning the right to be the winner of all the three professional boxing belts.
Near the United Nations Glass Palace in New York, there is a metallic sculpture entitled "Evil Defeated by Good", representing Saint George transfixing a dragon with his lance. It was donated by the USSR in 1990 to celebrate the INF Treaty concluded with the USA in 1987