Derry Mathews entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 37-9-2 (20 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.48 lightweight in the world. He suffered his last defeat in 2013 when he faced Stephen Ormond, since then he has won three bouts beating Gyorgy Mizsei Jr in his last fight.
His opponent, Tony Luis, has a record of 19-2-0 (7 knockouts) and he entered as the No.66 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year losing to Ivan Redkach (=Redkach vs Luis) but then he won over Wanzell Ellison in July and Karl Dargan in 2015 (=Dargan vs Luis). Mathews vs Luis is valid for the interim WBA World lightweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Echo Arena, Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
Division: lightweight (135 lbs, 61.2 kg)
Title: interim WBA World lightweight title
Luis’ previous fight: Karl Dargan vs Tony Luis
Mathews’ next fight: Terry Flanagan vs Derry Mathews 2
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