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Jack Cullen Aims For Bigger Things After Handling Avni Yildirim

Fight Camp, Brentwood - Jack Cullen claimed the biggest win of his career by outpointing former world title challenger Avni Yildirim over ten rounds to earn the IBF International super middleweight title. 'Little Lever's Meat Cleaver' was in control from the opening bell as he used his long jab to...
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Jack Cullen outclasses Avni Yildirim, wins 10-round decision

ESSEX, England – Super middleweight Jack Cullen won a 10-round unanimous decision with his industry and precision punching, outscoring Turkey’s Avni Yildrim 100-90, 98-92 and 97-93. It was a hard fight and Yildrim thought he won. He certainly deserved more credit from the judges. The taller Cullen was busier behind...
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Avni Yildirim ready for new lease of life back down at middleweight

Avni Yildirim has brushed off his defeat at the hands of pound-for-pound king Canelo Alvarez and is ready to launch his quest at a new weight when he takes on Jack Cullen on the first week of Matchroom Fight Camp in Brentwood, Essex on Saturday July 31, live worldwide on DAZN.
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Jack Cullen Vows To Prove His Worth Against Avni Yildirim

Jack Cullen says he will take full advantage of a golden opportunity when he clashes with former World Title challenger Avni Yildirim for the IBF International Super-Middleweight Title on the first week of Matchroom Fight Camp in Brentwood, Essex on Saturday July 31, live worldwide on DAZN. After a fiery...
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Jack Cullen sees Avni Yildirim victory opening future doors

Jack Cullen says he will take full advantage of a golden opportunity when he clashes with former World Title challenger Avni Yildirim for the IBF International Super-Middleweight Title on the first week of Matchroom Fight Camp in Brentwood, Essex on Saturday July 31, live worldwide on DAZN. After a fiery...
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Pound-for-pound rankings: Did Canelo Alvarez's win over Avni Yildirim earn him the top spot?

Canelo Alvarez defended his two super middleweight titles with a dominant victory over mandatory challenger Avni Yildirim on Feb. 27. Alvarez started fast and forced Yildirim to retire in his corner at the end of Round 3. That victory put Alvarez in position to face WBO world titlist Billy Joe Saunders on May 8, with the winner taking three of the four major belts (Caleb Plant has the IBF title).
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Avni Yildirim Vows To Bounce Back After Canelo Loss, Eyes May Return

Avni Yildirim has promised to bounce back after last month's disappointing performance against WBC, WBA super middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez. Yildirim was the WBC's mandatory challenger when he stepped in the ring with Canelo on February 27th at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. The fight was a...
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Highlights Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim

Beyond the Bell: Breaking down Canelo against Yildirim. Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim Post Fight Interview. Eddie Hearn: “I’ve never seen a fighter like Canelo”. Sporting News Video Hub One of the most iconic sports media brands. Conceived in 1886, Sporting News offers a trusted perspective on multiple sports through cutting edge digital story-telling on all major platforms.
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Hall Of Fame Trainer Criticizes Canelo Alvarez's TKO Win Over Avni Yildirim

Canelo Alvarez stopped Avni Yildirim in a one-sided fight to retain his super middleweight titles. Teddy Atlas expresses his disappointment over the selection of Yildirim as Alvarez's opponent. The Mexican boxing star will take on Billy Joe Saunders next. Renowned boxing trainer Teddy Atlas thinks Saul “Canelo” Alvarez should have...
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Canelo Alvarez stops Avni Yildirim to retain super-middleweight belts

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Saul “Canelo” Alvarez outclassed Avni Yildirim and retained his world super-middleweight titles with a technical knockout after Yildirim failed to answer the bell for the fourth round Saturday night. Alvarez, of Mexico, dropped the Turkish challenger with a left right combination to the head midway through...
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Canelo Alvarez dominates Avni Yildirim by third-round TKO as corner throws in towel

From the opening bell, Canelo Alvarez appeared destined for a knockout victory against mandatory challenger Avni Yildirim. Alvarez didn't have to wait long for it. Yildirim's corner threw in the towel at the end of the third round, and Alvarez picked up a TKO victory to retain his WBC and WBA super middleweight belts Saturday night at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
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Canelo Álvarez subdues Avni Yıldırım then announces Billy Joe Saunders fight

Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez outclassed Avni Yıldırım and retained his world super middleweight titles with a technical knockout after Yıldırım failed to answer the bell for the fourth round Saturday night, setting the stage for a highly anticipated unification fight with Britain’s Billy Joe Saunders in May that was announced in the immediate aftermath.
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Canelo Alvarez knocks down Avni Yildirim in easy win

Canelo Alvarez cruised to victory over Avni Yildirim in their fight on Saturday night at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Fla. Alvarez (55-1-2, 37 KOs) was an enormous favorite in the fight and showed why that was the case. He peppered Yildirim with ease throughout their nine minutes in the ring. He secured a knockdown in the third round with a right hand that landed flush on Yildirim’s face.
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Canelo Alvarez Demolishes Avni Yildirim in Three Rounds

MIAMI GARDENS, Florida – Canelo Alvarez annihilated Avni Yildirim in completely predictable, swift fashion Saturday night. Alvarez, arguably boxing’s best pound-for-pound, overpowered his overmatched mandatory challenger until Yildirim’s trainer, Joel Diaz, stopped their scheduled 12-round fight after a one-sided third round. Referee Telis Assimenios officially halted their scheduled 12-round bout just before the fourth round began in the main event of an eight-fight card at Hard Rock Stadium, home of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins.
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What time is Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim today? PPV schedule, main card start time for 2021 fight

Canelo Alvarez v Avni Yildirim (Undercard and Main Card) Canelo Alvarez is staying busy with his second fight in just over two months Saturday night. Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KOs) is in a quick turnaround for this fight, last fighting — and defeating — Callum Smith in a super middleweight clash this past December. The win bout was Canelo's first in over a year, following his 12-round unanimous decision win over Sergey Kovalev in November 2019.
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Canelo Alvarez Beats Avni Yildirim via 3rd-Round TKO to Retain Titles

Canelo Alvarez defended his WBA (Super), WBC and The Ring super middleweight titles with a victory over Avni Yildirim on Saturday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Alvarez dominated the fight and took complete control in the third round, delivering some brutal body punches before knocking Yildirim down...
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