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SAT, FEB 23, 2019 10pm Eastern Time / 7pm Pacific Time The Armory, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Dirrell vs Yildirim - Watch Video Highlights | February 23, 2019

35:47 • Feb 23, 2019

Anthony Dirrell battled Anvi Yildirim in a scheduled 12-round super middleweight bout for the vacant WBC World Super Middleweight Title at The Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on February 23, 2019. This fight was broadcast live on FS1 as part of the Premier Boxing Champions series. Dirrell won the fight via split decision.

Anthony Dirrell fighter profile Winner
Avni Yildirim fighter profile

Dirrell vs Yildirim

Dirrell defeats Yildirim by technical split decision

Anthony Dirrell claims the vacant WBC 168-pound title with technical split decision win over Turkey's Avni Yildirim.

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Hometown favorite Jamal James scored a TKO win over Janer Gonzalez, while Jeison Rosario defeated Marcos Hernandez by TKO in a rematch of their 2018 draw and Bryant Perrella bounced back with a UD win.

  • Jamal James def. Janer Gonzales by TKO (RD 6)
  • Jeison Rosario def. Marcos Hernandez by TKO (RD 9)
  • Money Powell IV def. Javier Frazier by TKO (RD 3)
  • Bryant Perrella def. Breidis Prescott by UD
  • Efe Apochi def. Raymond Ochieng by TKO (RD2 )
  • Austin Dulay def. Yardley Armenta Cruz by TKO (RD 3)

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