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 Last update:  4/17/2012       Read more by Boxing Clever            &
Broner vs Sykes Clash in Play For Peterson-Khan Card?
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According to the Dewsbury Star, Gary Sykes (20-2, 5KOs) has accepted a non-title opportunity against WBO super featherweight champion Adrien Broner (23-0, 19KOs) on May 19th at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Sykes says the fight is scheduled for ten rounds. Amir Khan challenges WBA/IBF junior welterweight champion Lamont Peterson in an HBO televised rematch in the main event.

Both of Sykes' defeats came at the hands of Gary Buckland - a first round TKO in November 2010 and a twelve round decision in September 2011.

Sykes said: “I have never gone into the ring thinking I’m going to lose and I never will, even against the world number one.”

Tags: Adrien Broner , Gary Sykes , Broner-Sykes , Broner-Sykes

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comment by GoogleMe, on 04-18-2012
It's great with a staybusy fight before the summer.

comment by mrpleaseplease, on 04-18-2012
dont understand why he would be fighting a non-title fight, against a guy with 5ko 's at that. why isn't he fighting a ranked contender for the title? If it's to give him exposure, the best way for that would to be fighting a name opponent. If he's too young or needs exposure or really anything e...

comment by 4Corners, on 04-18-2012
[QUOTE=cornholioda3rd]Does anyone forget him fighting that argentinian bum for a title? That was a gift belt.[/QUOTE] That wasn't his fault.........He was suppose to fight WBO champ Ricky Burns but Burns vacated instead and straight up stopped negotiations, and went to 135. And he was suppose ...

comment by cornholioda3rd, on 04-18-2012
Does anyone forget him fighting that argentinian bum for a title? That was a gift belt.

comment by D-MiZe, on 04-18-2012
Sykes has a good engine on him, that's about it. It's not going to matter 'cause it's not going past 3 rounds. He's not even a top British SFW, how is this fight even happening?

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