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Josh Warrington Knocked Out By Mauricio Lara in Huge Upset

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Josh Warrington has been handed the first loss of his professional boxing career. The Leeds Warrior took on Mauricio Lara inside of the SSE Wembley Arena this Saturday, and his Mexican opponent was a huge underdog in the bout.

Warrington did not look right at all throughout the matchup. Lara took down Josh Warrington in the fourth and he continued to dominate throughout the rest of the rounds. Warrington seemed to get his feet back a little in the fifth/sixth rounds but the flurries from the Mexican were too much for the British fighter in the end.

Check out the knockout below via DAZN’s Twitter account:

Here’s the full results from the show:

PRE-SHOW ’“ 18:15 LIVE ON SKY SPORTS FACEBOOK

  • IBRAHIM NADIM (8st 11lbs 4oz) v JONNY PHILLIPS (8st 11lbs 12oz) Super-Bantamweight Contest ’“ Ibrahim Nadim took the win via Unanimous Decision

UNDERCARD 19:00 LIVE ON SKY SPORTS & DAZN ’“ Josh Warrington vs Lara

  • HOPEY PRICE (8st 10lbs 14oz) v DANIEL MENDOZA (8st 10lbs 13oz) International Super-Bantamweight Contest ’“ Hopey Price wins via unanimous decision
  • DALTON SMITH (10st 2lbs 13oz) v ISHMAEL ELLIS (9st 12lbs 14oz) Super Lightweight Contest ’“ Dalton Smith wins in Round 3 via RTD
  • LEIGH WOOD (8st 13lbs 4oz) v REECE MOULD (8st 13lbs 12oz) Vacant British Featherweight Title Contest ’“ Leigh Wood wins via Knockout in the 9th round
  • ZELFA BARRETT (9st 2lbs 12oz) v KIKO MARTINEZ (9st 2lbs 4oz) International Super-Featherweight Contest ’“ Zelfa Barrett wins via Unanimous Decision

MAIN EVENT ’“ Josh Warrington vs Mauricio Lara

  • JOSH WARRINGTON (8st 13lbs 8oz) v MAURICIO LARA (8st 13lbs 0oz) International Featherweight Contest ’“ Mauricio Lara wins via Knockout in the 9th round

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