On Saturday, September 24. 2016, Anthony Crolla (31-4-3, 13 KOs) will take on Jorge Linares (40-3, 27 KOs) in 12-round lightweight unification fight at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Crolla will put his WBA title on the line, while Linares will put his WBC strap on the line. The vacant Ring Magazine title is also up for grabs.
The fight will be televised SKY Sports in the U.K., but we’ll have results for you right here on RBRBoxing.com
Also on the card are John Ryder and Callum Johnson.
Anthony Crolla vs. Jorge Linares, 12 Rounds, Lightweights
Linares won via 12-round unanimoua decison. Linares won with scores of 115-114, 117-111 and 115-113.
Linares is now the Ring, WBC and WBA Lightweight champion.
— RoundByRoundBoxing (@RBRBoxing) September 24, 2016
John Ryder vs. Jack Arnfield, 12 Rounds, Middleweights
Arnfield won via unanimous decision.
Hosea Burton vs. Fernando Castenada, 12 rounds, Light Heavyweights
Burton wins via third-round stoppage.
Callum Johnson vs. Willbeforce Shihepo, 12 rounds, for Vacant Commonwealth Light Heavyweight Title
Johnson knocked out Shihepoand Round 9.
Marcus Morrison vs. Matiuze Royer, 8 rounds, Middleweights
Morrision stopped Royer in Round 1.
Royer flattened by Morrison with a bodyshot, followed by a right.
He doesn't beat the count and an impressive 1st round KO.
— Matchroom Boxing (@MatchroomBoxing) September 24, 2016
Isaac Lowe vs. Elvis Guillen, 6 rounds, Featherweights
Lowe won via unanimous decision with three scores of 60-54.
Liam Conroy vs. Baptiste Castegnaro, 6 rounds, Light Heavyweights
Conroy won via decision.
Conor Benn vs. Ross Jameson, 4 rounds, Welterweights
Nathan Wheatley vs. Dan Blackwell, 4 rounds, Middleweights
Mark Jeffers vs. Ben Heap, 4 rounds, Middleweights
Jeffers won via decision.
Lyndon Arthur vs. Andy Neylon, 4 rounds, Super Middleweights
Arthur wins his professional debut via unanimous decision.
Gabe Rivas has written for Round By Round Boxing since July of 2013. He studies Literature and Philosophy, tutors English, and teaches Boxing. Follow him on Instagram and on Twitter @GabeRivas03.