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Lyell vs. Fort

Lyell Returns Sept. 29th

Former IBF world title challenger Billy Lyell (24-11) returns to the ring on Saturday September 29th at Aldrich Arena in Maplewood, Minnesota. Lyell has signed to face undefeated local prospect Cerresso Fort (13-0-1) over 10 rounds for the interim NABA super welterweight title. Notably, Lyell’s biggest win came against previously unbeaten, highly ranked John Duddy. Thereafter, Lyell dropped both an IBF title shot to Sebastian Sylvester and then a highly competitive decision to Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. for the WBC Silver Middleweight Title. Continue reading