Haney Passes Linares In a Razor Close Fight

Las Vegas, NV – Unbeaten WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney (26-0, 15 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision over former three-division champion Jorge Linares (47-6, 29 KOs) in the Michelob Ultra Arena at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The speedy Haney stood his ground but still outboxed Linares for much of the fight, Linares came on strong late and had Haney wobbled, but he was too far behind, Haney getting away with elbow to the face shots behind the head and hugging it out with Linares survived getting into a real exchange in the championship rounds against what we scored as a draw.

Scores were 116-112, 116-112, 115-113.
Photo credits: @muls96 from @matchroomboxing

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