Devin Haney pushes back JoJo Diaz on points / Anthony Yarde takes revenge


Devin Haney retained his WBC lightweight title with a unanimous decision victory over JoJo Diaz at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

‘The Dream’ had too much in its locker for Diaz. He was able to dominate for long periods of combat. In the end, Haney got the result on cards 117-111 [twice] and 116-112.

Devin Haney is now in line to take on George Kambosos Jr. in an undisputed title battle in 2022. The Australian had a front row seat for the broadcast with Team DAZN.

In the co-feature, super lightweight Montana Love improved to 17-0-1 with a third round TKO from Carlos Diaz. With the loss, Diaz fell to 29-2.

Undisputed welterweight champion Jessica McCaskill kept a firm grip on her belts with a seventh-round save from Kandi Wyatt. McCaskill kept all of the belts she took from the ex-book for Book Queen Cecilia Braekhus.

Another action saw heavyweight murderer Filip Hrgovic move to 14-0 with a third round knockout of Emir Ahmatovic. The recorded time was 40 seconds in the session.

Anthony Yarde Lyndon Arthur 2
Queensberry Promotions


In London, former world light heavyweight challenger Anthony Yarde took a punitive revenge on Lyndon Arthur. Yarde finished the contest in the fourth round to rekindle his dreams of a world championship.

Hackney’s man is now 22-2 after recording a 21st save of his career.

Also on the schedule, super welterweight star Hamzah Sheeraz reached 14-0 with a late save by Bradley Skeete. Sheeraz managed to get Skeete out of there before the last round, looking like the fight would go to points.

Earlier, lightweight Sam Noakes scored a TKO9 against Shaun Cooper. While bantamweight Dennis McCann took his record to eleven straight wins with a points victory over Juan Jose Jurado.

McCann suffered a cut in a head clash, but handled it well to ensure the triumph.

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