WBO lightweight champion Terry Flanagan (33-0, 13 KOs) defeated mandatory challenger Petr Petrov (38-5-2, 19 KOs) by unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Manchester Arena.
The Manchester man outboxed Petrov in most of the rounds and won by scores of 116-112, 120-108 and 118-110.
Flanagan boxed well behind his jab with good movement in the first round but Petrov landed some hard shots in the second.
However, the Russian could not sustain any attack as Flanagan landed punches often in the…
Source: Flanagan outpoints Petrov to retain WBO lightweight title