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Anthony Crolla vs. Jorge Linares set for Sept 24th in Manchester

Anthony Crolla will face Jorge Linares in a unification lightweight title fight at the Manchester Arena on September 24, 2016,. Crolla will make the second defense of his WBA crown in his hometown fortress following his brilliant knockout victory over Venezuelan Ismael Barroso in May, having ripped the title from Darleys Perez with another body shot knockout in November. The Manchester...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Crolla to fight Linares in 2nd WBA lightweight title defense

MANCHESTER, England (AP) British boxer Anthony Crolla will make the second defense of his WBA lightweight title against Jorge Linares of Venezuela on Sept. 24. Linares was declared the WBC lightweight champion in recess last week, allowing Montenegrin fighter Dejan Zlaticanin to win the vacant title in the United States at the weekend. The fight, which will be staged in Crolla...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jorge Linares has homecoming fight this weekend in Venezuela

Five months after one of the biggest victories of his professional career against Kevin Mitchell, WBC Lightweight titlist Jorge “El Nino de Oro” Linares will celebrate by fighting in his native Venezuela for the first time in more than five years as he defends his title for the second time against Mexico’s Ivan “Macanon” Cano on Saturday, October 10. The 12-round title...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jorge Linares To Defend WBC Title May 30th In London

LOS ANGELES (May 19, 2015)  Back on top of the boxing world after winning his third division world championship last December, Venezuela’s Jorge “El Niño De Oro” Linares will travel to London, England to defend his WBC Lightweight title for the first time against top British contender“Mighty” Kevin Mitchell at The O2, live on Sky Sports Box Office on Saturday,...
Via BadCulture
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Ismael Barroso wants all-Venezuala showdown vs. Jorge Linares

Promoter Greg Cohen is sending his congratulations out to still-unbeaten southpaw Ismael “El Tigre” Barroso after his highly successful performance on ShoBox on Friday night at The Space at Westbury in Westbury, New York. Barroso (17-0-2, 16 KOs), of El Tigre, Venezuela, made his American television debut with an impressive TKO over gutty New Yorker Issouf Kinda (17-3, 7 KOs...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Mitchell lines up date with Linares after Estrada clash

Kevin Mitchell believes he will win a world title in style this year as he prepares to face Daniel Estrada in a final eliminator for the WBC lightweight belt at The O2 arena in London on January 31, live on Sky Sports. Mitchell meets the Mexican with his sights set on new WBC titleholder Jorge Linares, who picked up the vacant title in December with a KO win over Javier Prieto...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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