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Devin Haney Impresses With 7th-Round Knockout Win Against Antonio Moran

Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing USA

Rising Lightweight contender Devin Haney (22-0, 14 KOs) impressed fans at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland with an explosive seventh-round knockout win against Antonio Moran (24-4, 17 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico.

The fight was streamed live on DAZN in the United States on Saturday, May 25, 2019.

After dominating Moran for six rounds, Haney finished the fight at 2:32 seconds of the aforementioned round with a thunderous overhand right, unifying the WBC International, WBO Intercontinental and WBA International Lightweight Titles.

“Coming into this fight, I wanted to make a statement,” said Devin Haney. “There were a lot of rumors going around saying that I didn’t have any punching power and that I couldn’t knock guys out. But as you see, I can.”

“I’m going to beat whoever the put in front of me,” said Haney when asked about his future.

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