Devin Haney retained his WBC world Light-weight title in an exhilarating combat with Jorge Linares on the Michelob ULTRA Enviornment in Las Vegas, NV, dwell on DAZN.

Haney (26-0 15 KOs) sparkled from the beginning together with his trademark abilities, velocity and elusiveness seeing the champion begin strongly over former three-weight World champion, with bodywork well invested and uppercuts correct and flashy.

Haney needed to present he has a chin to accompany the flexibility, with Linares (47-6 29 KOs) at all times harmful and within the combat, exhibiting flashes of deadly intent that Haney absorbed and evade – till a dramatic ending within the tenth.

Linares delivered a three-punch mixture that wobbled Haney proper on the bell of the tenth spherical, that noticed a staggering Haney unsteady on his manner again to his nook. Haney stayed away from the Venezuelan within the ultimate two classes because the 35 yr outdated went in for the kill, and the judges gave the champion the nod on the playing cards 116-112, 116-112 and 115-113.

“The followers need to see that,” stated Haney. “They need to see if I can go in there and stroll my opponent down. Hit him with massive photographs. I confirmed I can do all of it, I can field, I can bang, I can take a shot and face adversity and get the job accomplished.

“It was a great shot, however I wasn’t damage, typically while you get hit by a great shot, you must be good, proceed the sport plan, and I did that and bought the win.

“I knew he was going to return right here and provides it the whole lot, it was an enormous alternative for him, he can be keen to get knocked out to go for the win, take my greatest photographs to get this title.

“I simply saved good, used the jabs, feinted and landed photographs within the twelfth spherical. You’re going to get hit with massive photographs in boxing. I didn’t get dropped; I didn’t get damage. You see fighters get dropped and rise up from massive photographs and other people reward them, I didn’t get dropped, I stayed on my toes, saved throwing photographs and closed it out.

“I need to combat one of the best, I stayed centered on Jorge this week, I knew he was a tricky competitor, and I bought the job accomplished with the sport plan. If Teofimo Lopez desires to do it subsequent, let’s do it for all of the belts, the actual undisputed.”

Chantelle Cameron (14-0 7 KOs) dazzled on her Las Vegas debut by destroying Melissa Hernandez within the first protection of her WBC World Tremendous-Light-weight title. Cameron stated she wished to shine in Sin Metropolis and the Briton did simply that, popping out of the blocks with equal elements velocity and spite, and her aggressive method was first rewarded within the fourth spherical, when a barrage of punches almost put Hernandez via the ropes, after which the referee stepped in to halt the competition within the fifth with the challenger beneath extra fireplace.

Azinga Fuzile (15-1 9 KOs) shall be preventing for a World title in his subsequent outing after handing over a wonderful efficiency to cease Martin J. Ward in seven rounds. A slow-burning opening caught fireplace within the fourth spherical when Fuzile put Ward down in fourth from verify right-hook. Ward was then minimize from a headclash within the seventh spherical, gave the impression to be injured to the left knee, after which an enormous proper hand floored the Briton and he was pulled out by the nook.

Jason Quigley (18-1 14 KOs) and Shane Mosley Jr (17-3 10 KOs) served up ten toe-to-toe rounds for the WBO-NABO Middleweight title, and it was Quigley that edged a keenly fought battle through majority resolution, 95-95, 97-93, 96-94.

Khalil Coe (1-0 1 KO) confirmed he’s going to be a handful for his opponents and an enormous hit with the followers as he kicked off life within the paid ranks with a second spherical KO, following two knockdowns from bodyshots in his first professional spherical with one other brutal left hand to the midsection to finish issues within the second.

Reshat Mati (10-0 7 KOs) bought some beneficial rounds in opposition to sport late-replacement Ryan Pino earlier than the primary card commenced, with their fan-friendly six spherical motion going the space and the New Yorker getting the decision on the playing cards, 60-54, 58-56 and 58-56.

Ramla Ali (3-0) loved her Las Vegas debut with a shut-out six spherical win over Mikayla Nebel whereas Amari Jones (2-0 1 KO) kicked off the evening with a primary spherical KO win in his second professional outing.


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