Verdejo to face Flanagan for lightweight title

[ad_1] Puerto Rico’s Felix Verdejo, a heralded prospect, will challenge lightweight world titleholder Terry Flanagan on Sept. 16, Top Rank vice president Carl Moretti told ESPN on Thursday night, shortly after Verdejo manager/trainer Ricky Marquez came to terms with Top Rank chairman Bob Arum on their end of the deal. The fight will take place […]

WBO will re-score Pacquiao fight; result stands

[ad_1] BRISBANE, Australia — The World Boxing Organization says it will re-score the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn welterweight world title fight due to the contentious unanimous decision awarded to the Australian fighter, but there is no plan to change the result. The WBO was responding to a Philippines government department’s request to review last Sunday’s fight […]