For the second consecutive fight, Regis Prograis returns to his hometown of New Orleans, when he defends the interim WBC super lightweight championship against Terry Flanagan in the first round of the World Boxing Super Series Season 2 super lightweight division from the UNO Lakefront Arena.
Prograis, (22-0, 19 KOs) regarded as one of the best super lightweights in the world, returned home in July to stop Juan Jose Velasco in the eighth round to retain the belt. The 29-year-old won the title back in March, beating Julius Indongo via second-round TKO.
After relinquishing the WBO lightweight title, Flanagan (33-1, 13 KOs) moved up to 140 pounds and lost the first bout of his career in June to Maurice Hooker for the vacant WBO super lightweight belt.
These two could have been involved in a fight that could determine the winner of the tournament, instead, we are getting it in the opening round.
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Prograis vs. Flanagan results
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Prograis vs. Flanagan fight card
- Regis Prograis vs. Terry Flanagan for Prograis’ interim WBC Super Lightweight title, World Boxing Super Series quarterfinals
- Ivan Baranchyk vs. Anthony Yigit for vacant IBF junior welterweight title, World Boxing Super Series quarterfinals
- Subriel Mattias vs. Fernando David Saucedo; Junior Welterweights
- Iliyan Kolev vs. Antonio Hernandez; Junior Middleweights
- Jeremy Hill vs. Brandon Arvie; Lightweights
- Jonathan Montrel vs. Antonio Wattell; Junior Welterweights
- Jonathon Guidry vs. Quincy Palmer; Heavyweights
- Stephan Shaw vs. Aaron Chavers; Heavyweights
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