Photos/Weights: Luis Yanez vs. Timur Shailezov, More

Fort Worth, TX - Former 2008 U.S. Olympian Luis "The Latin Legend" Yanez (6-0-1, 1KO) fights tough and well-traveled Timur "Here Comes Trouble" Shailezov (16-6-1, 3KO) for the WBC U.S. Super Flyweight Championship on Friday, April 19th at the Cendera Center in Fort Worth, Texas.  This will be the first significant title shot for Yanez, who was captain of the Olympic team in Beijing and is now trying to re-energize his career with his biggest fight to date.

Other notable and talented Dallas-Fort Worth fighters on the card include super middleweight Samuel "The Main Event" Clarkson (7-1, 5KO, light welterweight "Mighty Mo" Maurice Hooker (7-0-1, 5KO) and lightweight Manuel "The Punisher" Rojas (7-0, 2KO) in separate bouts.


Yanez 115 vs Shailezov 114.5
Clarkson 167 vs Phipps 167.5
Hooker 140 vs  Ealoms 140.5
Jones 141.75 vs Connally 139
Bonner 131.5 vs  Walters133.5
Jones 158 vs  Arthur 158

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AndMarvisIsDown on 04-19-2013

Good luck to Timur... I hope he puts in a good account of himself whatever the result. He's tough as nails, not the most technical but a warrior who will not quit. Saw him in Hong Kong against Rex Tso.…

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