Let’s face it: the fast approaching heavyweight extravaganza between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko – which has already shifted an amazing 90,000 tickets – doesn’t really need much of an under-card; at least not in terms of pulling in any extra sales.
NABO Junior Welterweight Champion Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (21-0-2, 16 KOs) of Dallas, Texas, took “training camp” on the road in prep of a ten-round title defense against former world titlist Darleys Perez (33-2-1, 21 KOs). Hooker-Perez is set as the lead-up undercard fight to the main event on HBO Pay-Per-View’s Kovalev-Ward “Pound For Pound” on Saturday, Nov. 19 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.
Rising Dallas, Texas boxing star and NABO Junior Welterweight Champion Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (21-0-2, 16 KOs) will defend his NABA junior welterweight title against Darleys Perez (33-2-1, 21 KOs) in a ten-round bout on the televised undercard of Kovalev-Ward “Pound For Pound” on Saturday, Nov. 19 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.
British challenger Anthony Crolla (30-4-3, 12 KOs) got one of his rare knockouts tonight when he stopped WBA World lightweight champion Darleys Perez (32-2-1, 20 KOs) in the 5th round in their rematch in the 28-year-old Crolla’s own hometown at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England.
San Diego, CA – November, 20, 2015 -Anthony Crolla and Martin Murray have backed each other to land World titles on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports.
San Diego, CA – November, 16 2015 -Anthony Crolla says his desire to win a World title in his hometown will drive him to victory in his rematch with Darleys Perez for the WBA World Lightweight title at the Manchester Arena , This Saturday, November 21, live on AWE–A WEALTH OF ENTERTAINMENT
The fight will be part of a split-site championship doubleheader that will also pit WBO Super Middleweight champion Arthur Abraham defending his title against Martin Murray from Hanover, Germany beginning at 3 PM ET / 12 Noon PT
Anthony Crolla has admitted he was so gutted by the draw with Darleys Perez in their first WBA World Super-Bantamweight title fight that it took him months to watch it again.
ORANGE, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2015) – In what is perhaps the most intriguing rematch of the year, WBA Lightweight Champion Darleys Perez (32-1-1, 20 KOs) plans to win in convincing fashion against England’s Anthony Crolla (29-4-3, 11 KOs) on Saturday, Nov. 21, at Manchester Arena in England.