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Petrov scores decisive decision over Diaz

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Corona, Calif. (April 6, 2015) – Lightweight standout and Boxcino 2014 Lightweight champion, Petr Petrov (36-4-2, 16 KOs) made a strong case for a future world title shot with his one-sided, unanimous decision win against former world champion Gamaliel Diaz (39-12-3, 18 KOs) in the main event of ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights” from the Omega Products Outdoor Arena in Corona, Calif. Scores were 98-89, 97-90 twice.

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Weights from Corona, California

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Petr Petrov 132.9 – Gamaliel Diaz 132.9 (NABA & NABO Lightweight title) Taras Shelestyuk 145.3 – Juan Rodriguez 145 Emmanuel Robles 138.2 – Wilberth Lopez 137.6 Isaac Freeman 150 – Darius Ervin 150 Michael Norato 129.5 – Sopuan Rin 128.5 Humberto Rubalcalva 119.7 – Christian Lorenzo 120.8 Promoters: Thompson Boxing & Banner Promotions Venue: Omega […]

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Boxcino 2014 Lightweight Tournament Winner Petrov to Meet Former Junior Lightweight Titlist Diaz on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

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Boxcino 2014 lightweight tournament winner and former junior welterweight world title challenger Petr “El Zar” Petrov (35-4-2, 16 KOs) will meet former junior lightweight titlist Gamaliel “El Platano” Diaz (39-11-3, 18 KOs) in the 10-round lightweight main event on the April 3 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra. Friday’s show from the Omega Products Center in Corona, Calif., will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2, broadband Spanish-language ESPN Deportes+ and WatchESPN. ESPN Deportes will televise Friday’s fights on Saturday, April 4, at 9 p.m. The card is presented by Banner Promotions.