Bryant Jennings following his victory on HBO (Photo: Instagram.com)
By Chris Robinson
Moments ago, inside of Madison Square in New York, heavyweight contender Bryant Jennings (19-0, 10 KO’s) pulled out a split-decision over Cuba’s Mike Perez (20-1-1, 12 KO’s) to inch closer to his goal of a world title.
The fight was relatively uneventful, with referee Harvey Dock ultimately playing a huge role in the outcome of the match by deducting a point from Perez in the final round for pushing Jennings’ head south. Scores of 115-112 and 114-113 were read in Jennings’ favor, overriding the 114-113 tally for Perez.
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