NEW YORK — Middleweights Daniel Jacobs and Sergiy Derevyanchenko could not have been more familiar with each other before their fight on Saturday night.
WBC interim-junior welterweight champion Regis Prograis (23-0, 19 KOs) dominated the majority of the action to win a solid twelve round unanimous decision over Terry Flanagan (33-2, 13 KOs). The scores were 119-108, 118-109 and 117-110.
Lakefront Arena, New Orleans – For the vacant IBF junior welterweight world title, Ivan Baranchyk (19-0, 12 KOs) stopped Anthony Yigit (21-1-1, 7 KOs) after seven rounds of action.
The country of Ghana will be hosting the rest of Africa in 2023 after edging Egypt to win the hosting rights of the Africa Games for that year.
The Kenya local sporting community is in mourning following the sudden death of celebrated Kenya boxing pioneer Richard Murunga on the night of Friday, October 26.