Kosovo born boxing heavyweight Luan Krasniqi (30-2-1, 14 KOs) scored a late knockdown en route to a hard-fought twelve round unanimous decision over Brian Minto (27-2, 16 KOs) in a bout for the WBO intercontinental belt on Saturday night at the Hanns Martin Schleyer Halle in Stuttgart, Germany. The bout was competitive throughout, but all questions were answered in round twelve, when Krasniqi opened up and dropped Minto with a brutal barrage of big punches. FightNews.
According to Kosovo media celebratory gunfire was heard throughout Kosovo after the match. Some Serbian media distorted this by saying that this was an attempt to frighten Serbs.