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David Benavidez's Promoter Embraces WBC's Title Shot Order

WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman, Arena Box Promotion Chairman Ahmet Oner, who manages Avni Yildirim’s career and Turkish fighter himself participated to press conference in Istanbul Turkey. After cont...

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Team Yildirim Pleased With WBC Ruling, Plan Tune-Up Fight

One month after filing an appeal for a second straight title shot, Avni Yildirim and his team gladly settled for the next best scenario. Efforts to secure an immediate rematch with Anthony Dirrell—who...

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Benavidez vs. Dirrell Ordered, Winner Must Face Yildirim

WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman, from Mexico, held a press conference at the Ciragan palace in which the WBC super middleweight division ruling has been set. WBC champion Anthony Dirrell has been orde...

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David Benavidez: Dirrell Can't Call Himself Champ Until We Fight

AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas - In the co-main event, unbeaten former 168-pound world champion David Benavidez (21-0, 18 KOs) dominated J'Leon Love (24-3-1, 13 KOs) to earn a second-round stoppage in...

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WBC To Rule on Dirrell, Benavidez, Yildirim - 168 Layout

On February 23, 2019, Anthony Dirrell fought Avni Yildirim for the then vacant WBC Super Middleweight World Championship. That highly entertaining and competitive match resulted in a split technical d...

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Team Yildirim: We Want Direct Rematch With Dirrell, No Interim

For all of the protests filed over controversial scoring or questionable rulings in the ring, few if any of the final verdicts actually get overturned. Most boxers and their camps know this going in, ...

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Dirrell-Yildirim PBC on FS1 Tripleheader Peaks At 366,000 Viewers

The final televised boxing card of February was pretty much in line with the rest of the month—down from the start of the year, but with plenty of room for growth. Saturday’s live installment of Premi...

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Yildirim Meets With WBC Prez, Files Appeal Over Dirrell Loss

Avni Yildirim from Turkey arrived in Mexico City with his promoter Ahmet Oener to meet WBC President, Mauricio Sulaiman.. Yildirim fought against Anthony Direll in Minneapolis this past Saturday for T...

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Anthony Dirrell Edges Avni Yildirim For Vacant WBC Title

Dirrell, Yildirim Fight Photos Gallery - Anthony Dirrell (33-1-1, 24 KOs) defeated Avni Yildirim (21-2, 12 KOs)by technical split decision (96-94 X 2 for Dirrell, 98-92 for Yildirim) for the vacant WB...

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Anthony Dirrell: I Want Caleb Plant, I'd Fight Benavidez Too

Anthony Dirrell (33-1-1, 24 KOs) defeated Avni Yildirim (21-2, 12 KOs) by technical split decision for the vacant WBC Super Middleweight World Championship in the main event of Premier Boxing Champion...

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Dirrell Gets Technical Split Decision Over Yildirim For WBC Belt

Minneapolis Armory, Minneapolis - For the vacant WBC super middleweight title, Anthony Dirrell (33-1-1, 24 KOs) won a ten round technical split decision over Avni Yildirim (21-2, 12 KOs). ...

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Anthony Dirrell vs. Avni Yildirim - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard

Dirrell, Yildirim Scorecard BoxingScene Live - Former champion Anthony Dirrell and 168-pound contender Avni Yildirim continued to exchange words at a heated weigh-in on Friday before they battle this ...

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Anthony Dirrell, Avni Yildirim - Set For WBC Title Clash

Avni Yildirim, Anthony Dirrell Weights Photos Gallery - Former champion Anthony Dirrell and 168-pound contender Avni Yildirim continued to exchange words at a heated weigh-in on Friday before they bat...

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Anthony Dirrell, Avni Yildirim - Get Heated, Separated

Dirrell, Yildirim Press Conference Photos Gallery - Former champion Anthony Dirrell and 168-pound contender Avni Yildirim exchanged words at a heated final press conference on Thursday before they bat...

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Anthony Dirrell vs. Avni Yildirim - Undercard Information

Once-beaten contenders Marcos Hernandez and Jeison Rosario will rematch in a 10-round welterweight attraction as part of Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and FOX Deportes Saturday, February 23 from The...

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Anthony Dirrell Confident of Beating Yildirim For WBC Title

Former super middleweight world champion Anthony Dirrell gets an opportunity to rejoin the championship ranks when he battles top contender Avni Yildirim for the vacant WBC Super Middleweight Champion...

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Dirrell, Mancini, Myers FS1’s Broadcasters For Uzcategui-Plant

Anthony Dirrell will be one especially interested member of FS1’s broadcast team Sunday night. BoxingScene.com has learned that the former WBC super middleweight champion will help call the network’s...

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Dirrell Motivated, 'Ready For Challenge' of Yildirim Title Fight

Switch-hitting Anthony Dirrell can earn the mantle of “two-time champion” in victory over Turkey’s Avni Yildirum for the WBC’s vacant super middleweight title on February 23 at The Minneapolis Armory ...

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Porter-Ugas, Santa Cruz-Flores, Dirrell-Yildirim - Presser

Porter-Ugas, Santa Cruz-Flores Photos Gallery - FOX Sports and Premier Boxing Champions announced eight televised world title fights today in Los Angeles and laid out their upcoming fight schedule thr...

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Premier Boxing Champions, FOX Sports Reveal 2019 Schedule

FOX Sports and Premier Boxing Champions today announced eight televised world title fights in the first three months of the new deal, featuring eight world champions and more than two dozen of the wor...

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