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Tony Luis: Fresh off Karl Dargan win, baby on the way, ready for big fights

“I didn’t know the odds were 7-1 against me, or I would have bet on myself!” laughed Canadian lightweight Tony “Lightning” Luis (19-2, 7 KOs). In the first boxing upset of the new year, Luis ruined the undefeated record of Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (17-1, 9 KOs), last Friday night at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, by way of a 10-round unanimous...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Results: Tony Luis hands Karl Dargan his 1st loss

Philadelphian Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (17-1, 9 KOs) went up against Tony “The Lightning” Luis (28-5, 18 KOs) on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights, and he came up with his first career defeat, as the slick boxing and more experienced Luis wasn’t to be denied. The first round started slow with both fighters feeling each other out. Luis appeared to control the second round...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Luis Topples Karl Dargan On Friday Night Fights

Main Events thought they had gotten Karl Dargan to the precipice of an HBO date. Friday night on ESPN2, Tony Luis killed that notion. Dargan, a lightweight with some serious speed, was coming off a sensational knockout as the last “project” of Main Events on NBC Sports. Luis was a potentially tough test and proved more than that. Dargan won the first couple rounds, and then Luis...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for January 30, 2015

All Times Eastern BobsledFIBT World Cup, La Plagne, France Women’s 2-Man — Universal Sports, 1 p.m. (same day coverage) BoxingFriday Night Fights, Foxwoods Resort and Casino, Mashantucket, CTLightweights Karl Dargan vs. Tony Luis — ESPN2, 9 p.m. College BasketballMen’s Harvard at Princeton — ESPNU, 6 p.m. Yale at Columbia — American Sports Network, 8 p.m. Marist at Niagara...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl Dargan vs. Tony Luis weigh-in results & photos

Tomorrow night on ESPN2, Karl Dargan takes on Tony Luis, in a lightweight bout with both men trying to emerge as legitimate contenders near the top 10 of the division. Find the full weigh-in results for the card here. Karl “Dynamite” Dargan vs. Tony Luis Philadelphia, PA Ontario, Canada 17-0, 9 KOs 18-2, 7 KOs Weight: 134 Trunks: Black/Gold Weight: 134 Trunks: Camo Karl...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl Dargan vs. Tony Luis fight breakdown & analysis

When undefeated lightweight Karl “Dynamite” Dargan makes his ESPN2 Friday Night Fights debut on Friday, Jan. 30 at Foxwoods Resort Casino he will face an aggressive brawler in Tony “Lightning” Luis. Dynamite was born and raised in boxing surrounded by legends like “Sugar” Shane Mosley and Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins so he developed the style of a technical boxer....
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Boxing TV Schedule, Featuring Karl Dargan

Look, you can probably tell by the title of this post that it’s not a huge week of boxing (no offence to lightweight prospect Karl Dargan). There are two televised shows left in the week (we were a bit late with the schedule due to public holiday drinking commitments in Australia and missed the Fox Sports show on Monday — sorry), and neither of them are top level. So just sit...
Via Bloguin Best
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl Dargan vs. Luis Training Camp Notes

Training Camp Notes: Tony “Lightning” Luis Perseverance and Resilience Ontario, Canada:   When Tony “The Lightning” Luis (18-2, 7 KOs) steps into the ring on Jan. 30 at Foxwoods Resort Casino to face undefeated Philadelphian Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (17-0, 9 KOs) many will consider him the opponent in their battle for the WBC Continental Americas Lightweight Championship...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl Dargan Media Day (September 11, 2014)

Photos by Darryl Cobb Philadelphia, PA (September 11, 2014) – Nine days out from his afternoon fight on NBC, Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (16-0, 8 KOs) answered questions and put in a light workout at Shuler’s Gym in West Philly. Dargan prepares for a Junior NABF lightweight title defense against Angino Perez (17-5, 15 KOs). A knockout artist on paper, Perez hasn’t defeated someone...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC Sports Results: Nadjib Mohammedi, Karl Dargan Win By Stoppage

Two awkward, ungainly boxers from far off lands wearing comedy clothing met on NBC Sports Saturday for the right to fight for the belt owned by Bernard Hopkins, and it was Nadjib Mohammedi’s awkwardness that ruled the day against Anatoliy Dudchenko. He won by 7th round stoppage. Mohommedi’s comedy clothing of choice was a Batman logo on his belt line; his awkwardness was of the...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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