Tag: Bantamweight

A Third Thriller in a Row, Yet Again no Victor as Fight Ends in Another Draw (Negrete vs. Franco)

The trilogy officially became one with this contest Saturday night, as top Bantamweight contenders 🇺🇸Joshua Franco (15-1-2, 7KO) & 🇨🇴Oscar Negrete (18-2-2, 7KO) set out to make a definitive statement against the other, taking into accord how close the two previous fights were. The way the fight started, it felt like round 21 of the continuation of high-octane action that these two have produced in their contests – safe to say that they were tailor made for each other…  Continue reading “A Third Thriller in a Row, Yet Again no Victor as Fight Ends in Another Draw (Negrete vs. Franco)”

Two Former Champs Meet in the Bantamweight Division (Nery vs. Payano)

As part of the Pacquiao/Thurman undercard, knockout specialist 🇲🇽Luis “Pantera” Nery (29-0-0, 22KO) will stand across from rugged former Titlist 🇩🇴Juan Carlos Payano (21-2-0, 9KO) of the Dominican Republic this Saturday. They are both going for the vacant minor WBC ‘Silver’ Title to try to jockey themselves in position to fight the holder of the official WBC World Title, that of course being Nordine Oubaali, who fought just a couple weeks ago.
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