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    Terence Crawford PPV Debut - This coming Saturday night there's an outstanding bout taking place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The participants are WBO junior welterweight title holder Terence Crawford 28-0 (20), who will be putting his belt on the line while at the same time trying to capture the WBC junior welterweight title currently held by Viktor Postol 28-0 (12). What an outstanding matchup...


    Date: July 16th, 2016

    Location: Legacy Arena, Birmingham, Alabama

    Wt Class / Title Fights Result Rnd
    Heavy / WBC World Deontay Wilder (W)

    Chris Arreola

    RTD @3:00 of RD 8 of 12
    Ladies Welterweight Layla McCarter (W)

    Melissa Hernandez

    UD RD 8 of 8 (80-72, 79-73, 78-74)
    Welterweight Erickson Lubin (W)

    Ivan Montero

    UD RD  8 of 8 (80-72,80-72,80-72)
    Welterweight Felix Diaz (W)

    Sammy Vasquez

    UD RD 10 of 10 (96-93, 95-94,95-94)