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Video: Daniel Jacobs Discusses HBO Deal, Canelo-Golovkin

Jorge "El Niño de Oro" Linares (43-3, 27 KOs) successfully defended his WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine Lightweight Titles with a split decision victory against the English southpaw "Cool Hand" Luke Campbell (17-2, 14 KOs) at Los Angeles' "Fabulous" Forum. Linares dropped Campbell in the second round with a hard right hand and engaged in explosive exchanges in each round to win with scores of 115-112 and 114-113, while one judge scored the fight 115-113 for Campbell.

Opening the international broadcast, Filipino knockout artist Romero Duno (15-1, 13 KOs) scored an eight-round unanimous decision victory against Tabasco, Mexico's Juan Sanchez (29-13, 14 KOs) in a lightweight fight. Duno punished Sanchez to the body and head in each and every round, which earned him the victory with three scores of 78-74.

Azat "Crazy A" Hovhannisyan (13-2, 10 KOs), the exciting Armenian super bantamweight contender with a spectacular style, earned the vacant WBC Continental Americas Super Bantamweight Title with a unanimous decision victory against Guadalajara, Mexico's Sergio Frias (19-8-2, 10 KOs). Although the resident of Los Angeles was cut above the left eye in the middle of the fight, Hovhannisyan won with two scores of 100-90 and one score of 98-92.

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Abraham "Chamaco" Lopez (23-1-1, 16 KOs) of La Puente, California scored a fifth-round technical knockout victory against Isao Carranza (15-10-1, 9 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico in a scheduled eight-round super featherweight fight. 

In the first fight of the evening, super bantamweight prospect Rafael "El Alikin" Gramajo (9-1-1, 2 KOs) of Los Angeles scored a tough six-round unanimous victory against Pedro Melo (17-16-2, 8 KOs) of Tijuana, Mexico.

Linares vs. Campbell was a 12-round fight for the WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine Lightweight World Championships, held on Saturday, September 23 at the 'Fabulous' Forum in Inglewood, California. The championship event was presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Matchroom Boxing, in association with Teiken Promotions. The event was sponsored by Tecate, BORN BOLD, Casa Mexico Tequila, Thor: Ragnarok and Fred Loya Insurance and was televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by petegrif on 09-24-2017

Jacobs is a very very good fighter. Just wish he would accept his loss with good grace. Doesn't mean he'd lose the next time.

Comment by cally93 on 09-24-2017

[QUOTE=Eff Pandas;18083700]I don't care who's with or not with HBO, but I'm rooting on Spence signing with Hearn. Hearn gets sh^t done & he'll keep Spence in the news & with fights lined up all the time which is what…

Comment by Rovi on 09-24-2017

Losing to GGG and having an audience behind you which never accepts their fighters lose decisively but always claim they get robbed takes you up in the P4P ranks.

Comment by BigStomps on 09-24-2017

This fool Jacobs is a clown! Says his confidence is thru the roof right now and he sees himself stopping Canelo.... First of all if his confidence was thru the roof the dumb fvck would of have fought by now…

Comment by Eff Pandas on 09-24-2017

[QUOTE='[T][B][E];18083627']So he's still with Uncle Al, once that bridge is opened, will other Al Haymon fighters be on HBO? that would put HBO on a comeback.[/QUOTE] I don't care who's with or not with HBO, but I'm rooting on Spence…

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