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Photos: Luis Yanez, Maurice Hooker Win in Fort Worth

Fort Worth, TX - Former 2008 U.S. Olympian Luis "The Latin Legend" Yanez (7-0-1) won a hard fought eight round split decision victory over Timur "Here Comes Trouble" Shailezov (16-7-1, 3KO) to capture the WBC U.S. Super Flyweight Championship at the Cendera Center in Fort Worth, Texas.  This was the first significant title for Yanez, who was captain of the Olympic team in Beijing and is now trying to re-energize his career.

Also on the card, light welterweight "Mighty Mo" Maurice Hooker (8-0-1, 6KO) knocked out Adam Ealoms (3-2-3, 1KO) in the second round.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Cubanborn87 on 04-20-2013

damn i remember that lil kid from the olimpics only 8 fights in basically 4 years damn

Comment by ztrac79 on 04-20-2013

[QUOTE=Levity;13271148]Yanez has been a let down as a pro, and given that he showed good power in the amateurs I'm surprised that he's won only one fight by stoppage.[/QUOTE] I agree with everything you said. I've watched him for years…

Comment by Levity on 04-20-2013

Yanez has been a let down as a pro, and given that he showed good power in the amateurs I'm surprised that he's won only one fight by stoppage.

Comment by IIG on 04-20-2013

I'm a Yanez fan, but can he ever just win a UD (since a KO is out the question)? His fights are always too close for comfort.

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