Luis Upsets Dargan, Jeff Lacy Should Be Retired

Karl Dargan - photo by David Spagnolo/Main Events - Seven to one underdog Tony “Lightning” Luis handed hyped lightweight Karl “Dynamite” Dargan his first loss with a unanimous ten round decision on an ESPN 2 Friday Night Fight card at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

photo by David Spagnolo/Main Events – Seven to one underdog Tony “Lightning” Luis handed hyped lightweight Karl “Dynamite” Dargan his first loss with a unanimous ten round decision on an ESPN 2 Friday Night Fight card at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

WBA number 13 Canadian Luis (19-2, 7 kos) out fought Dargan (17-1, 9 kos) from the second round on and it was a long night for the Philadelphian who entered the ring rated no. 15 IBF and no. 31.

The 5’9 Naazim Richardson trained Dargan took the first round as Luis fell short with most of punches following his rangier opponent around.

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Results from Foxwoods Dargan vs. Luis

Karl Dargan - The much-anticipated main event featured Philadelphian Karl "Dynamite" Dargan (17-1, 9 KOs)* against Tony "The Lightning" Luis (28-5, 18 KOs) for the WBC Continental Americas Lightweight Championship.

The much-anticipated main event featured Philadelphian Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (17-1, 9 KOs)* against Tony “The Lightning” Luis (28-5, 18 KOs) for the WBC Continental Americas Lightweight Championship.

The first round started slow with both fighters feeling each other out. Luis appeared to control the second round keeping Dynamite on the ropes. Dargan was down in the third and the referee ruled it a slip. Luis continued to be the aggressor in the fourth. Dargan began to return fire late in the fourth and Luis thew a punch after the bell that enraged Dynamite.

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Dargan vs Luis; Barrera vs Lacy Final Weigh-In Photos and Quotes

Karl “Dynamite” Dargan

“I feel like I was just here at Foxwoods yesterday. I want to thank Tony for accepting this challenge. We had a great camp. I go into every fight looking at it like it’s a world championship fight. Tomorrow night they might like “Lighting” but when “Lighting” strikes “Dynamite” it is going to blow up. We will see what happens. Get there are early to see [Khalib] Whitmore and [Shane] Mosley, Jr.”

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Dargan vs. Luis Scouting Report

When undefeated lightweight Karl “Dynamite” Dargan makes his ESPN2 Friday Night Fights debut on Friday, Jan. 30 at Foxwoods Resort Casino he will face an aggressive brawler in Tony “Lightning” Luis. Dynamite was born and raised in boxing surrounded by legends like “Sugar” Shane Mosley and Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins so he developed the style of a technical boxer. Luis will be the next big challenge Dynamite has faced thus far. Below is the scouting report for this exciting match-up:

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Up-and-Coming Lightweight Karl Dargan to Meet Tony Luis on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

The January 30 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature undefeated lightweight Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (17-0, 9 KOs) and veteran Tony “Lightning” Luis (18-2, 7 KOs) in the 10-round main event. Friday’s show from Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2, broadband Spanish-language ESPN Deportes+ and WatchESPN. ESPN Deportes will televise Friday’s fights on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 3 p.m. The card is presented by Main Events.

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Top Ten Reasons You Should Be a Dynamite Dargan Fan

Philadelphia, PA: Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (17-0, 9 KOs) is gearing up to face Tony “The Lightning” Luis (18-2, 7 KOs) for the WBC Continental Americas Lightweight Title on Jan. 30 at Foxwoods Resort Casino and live on ESPN2 Friday Night Fights. Below is a list of the top ten reasons that fans should jump on the Dynamite bandwagon.

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“Lightning” Luis to “Dynamite” Dargan: To the Victor Go the Spoils

Ontario, Canada: When Tony “The Lightning” Luis (18-2, 7 KOs) steps into the ring on Jan. 30 at Foxwoods Resort Casino to face undefeated Philadelphian Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (17-0, 9 KOs) many will consider him the opponent in their battle for the WBC Continental Americas Lightweight Championship but Luis feels he has already proved he has the perseverance and resilience to give Dynamite a run for his money.

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Undefeated New England Big Men 1/30 at Foxwoods

Mashantucket, CT: Before Karl “Dynamite” Dargan and Tony “The Lightning” Luis square off for the WBC Continental Americas Lightweight Championship, fans at Foxwoods Resort Casino will be treated to an action-packed card filled with local rivalries and local prospects. Currently this stacked undercard is packed with six young fighters from the New England area.

In the ESPN2 Friday Night Fights co-feature, Pawtucket, Rhode Island native Thomas “The Souljah” Falowo (12-3, 8 KOs) will take on undefeated middleweight sensation and Portland, Maine resident Russell “The Haitian Sensation” Lamour (11-0, 5 KOs) for eight rounds.

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