News | Apr 09 2017

Boxing results: Terry Flanagan defends WBO lightweight title

Terry Flanagan eyes money spinning fights next
Terry Flanagan
Terry Flanagan (L) in action with Petr Petrov  |  Action Images/Lee Smith

TERRY FLANAGAN closed in on a money-spinning unification showdown after beating Petr Petrov on points to successfully defend his WBO lightweight title for the fifth time at the Manchester Arena.

After claiming a 116-112, 120-108, 118-110 victory on the judges’ cards, Flanagan will now hope to land a high-profile clash with either Ukrainian star Vasyl Lomachenko or Anthony Crolla’s recent conqueror, Jorge Linares.

Terry Flanagan takes on Petr Petrov in the WBO World Lightweight Championship
(Simon Cooper/PA)


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