Early on, it looked like Anthony Dirrell was going to have a quick night and explosive victory in front of his home fans. Instead, Dirrell's night ended because of a bad cut he suffered midway through the bout.
While the former 168-pound champion wants to entertain his hometown fans in his first fight back in Flint, Michigan since 2011, Anthony Dirrell is highly aware that veteran Denis Douglin is no pushover.
Former 168-pound champion looks to put on a show Friday night in his hometown of Flint, Michigan and show he's still an elite super middleweight.
Former 168-pound Champ Anthony Dirrell to fight in front of hometown fans of Flint, Michigan on Nov. 17
Welterweight prospects Jamontay Clark and Ivan Golub will meet in a rematch of their exciting June 30 showdown where Clark won by unanimous decision.
Former world champion Anthony Dirrell has created his own charitable foundation for children in his hometown of Flint, Michigan, in efforts to stop bullying, raise funds for cancer research, provide scholarships, help improve a troubled school system and provide mentoring programs.