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Crawford-Indongo Results: Jennings, Whyte Get TKO Wins

By Ryan Burton

Lincoln, Nebraska - Former heavyweight title challenger Bryant Jennings (20-2) returned to the ring with a TKO victory over Daniel Martz (15-4-1).  The fight was Jennings' Top Rank debut after a two and a half year layoff.  Jennings started off fast while Martz was already fading in the first round.  Martz went down three times in the second with the referee waiving the bout off after the third knockdown.  A combination of punches sent Martz to the canvas for the final time at the 2:18 mark of the second round.

In the first bout of the evening, heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte (21-1) entered the ring for the first time since his December victory over Dereck Chisora that was a 2016 Fight of the Year candidate. The Matchroom promoted fighter won his first fight on US soil, stopping Malcolm Tann (24-6) in 3 rounds. A right left two-punch combination to the body sent Tann down for a fourth and final time. The official time of the stoppage was 2:36.

Later tonight WBO/WBC super lightweight champion Terence Crawford (31-0) and WBA/IBF super lightweight champion Julius Indongo (22-0) will clash in a fight for all four major belts. The winner will be the undisputed champion of the division and the first four belt holder in fifteen years and first time ever in the super lightweight division. The fight along with Oleksandr Gvozdyk-Craig Baker will air on ESPN. The rest of the card will be streamed on the ESPN App.

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Comment by dazzo16 on 08-20-2017

whyte and jennings obviously should have fought each other. what was the point of it??

Comment by Bad_Guy on 08-19-2017

Don't tell me we're going to have to sit through this baseball bull**** and miss the light heavy fight.

Comment by KING5TWENTY on 08-19-2017

The 1rst fight is in front of nobody also

Comment by BWC on 08-19-2017

[QUOTE=BigZ44;17962624]Good to see Whyte break through with the American audience fighting in front of 40 rednecks in Nebraska[/QUOTE] Who cares about either of those fights. Absolutely terrible fights for both of them.

Comment by BigZ44 on 08-19-2017

Good to see Whyte break through with the American audience fighting in front of 40 rednecks in Nebraska

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