Jorge Linares Defeated Anthony Crolla to Win Lightweight Championships

Jorge Linares defeated Anthony Crolla with unanimous points in Manchester and crown the world’s No1 lightweight. The fight between Crolla and Jorge Linares run till 12 rounds but all the three judges scored the fight 115-114, 117-111 and 115-113 in the favour of Linares. Jorge Linares started the fight strongly with sharp body shots, catching the eye in the first round, second and third round. But the fifth round went explosive and it went to 12 rounds. It was a thrilling night of boxing in Manchester.  Watch Anthony Crolla vs Jorge Linares highlights video below.

Anthony Crolla vs Jorge Linares highlights

Crolla vs Linares Fight Highlights: (Round 4)

Crolla vs Linares Round 5

Crolla vs Linares Fight Highlights Video

The World Boxing Association(WBA) championship and the World Boxing Council(WBC) championship are on the line as Anthony Crolla will face Jorge Linares. The Local lad will be defending his precious WBA title for the third time against the WBC titleholder Jorge Linares. On Saturday, 24 September it will be only one undisputed Boxing Champion. One winner with both the boxing crowns, just like One Lion can lead the jungle only one fighter will lead the boxing serenity.

Anthony Crolla vs Jorge Linares Fight Details
Date: 24 September 2016.
Venue: Manchester Arena, England.
Broadcasters: Sky Sports (UK).
Title: WBA and WBC Lightweight Championships
Fight: 12 Rounds

Anthony Crolla vs Jorge Linares Live Stream

Linares vs Crolla TV Schedule

SkySports 2 will have the live coverage in the UK at 7:30 pm UK time and the main event fight after 11:0pm UK time.

Anthony Crolla vs Jorge Linares Fight Schedule

SkySports 2 Coverage Starts 07:30 pm Uk time
Hosea Burton vs Fernando Castenada 07:30 pm Uk time
Callum Johnson v Willbeforce Shihepo 08:30 pm Uk time
Conor Benn v Ross Jameson (6 rounder super-lightweight) 09:30 pm Uk time
John Ryder v Jack Arnfield (middleweight) 10:00 pm  Uk time
Anthony Crolla v Jorge Linares (Main-Event) 11:00 pm UK time

Crolla and Linares Career Summary

Anthony Crolla is the first Englishman to face the Elite Championship to Defend his title against the Venezuelan boxer, Jorge Linares. Crolla won his WBA Championship defeating the Colombian boxer Darleys Gregorio Pérez on 21 November 2015. Anthony recently Defended and retained his Light featherweight title against Ismael Barroso On 7 May 2016. As a matter of fact, Anthony Crolla seized the Defending victory over Ismael by Knockout(31-4-3-KO13).

Nevertheless, Jorge Linares Won the WBC lightweight title Knocking out the Mexican Boxer, Javier Prieto on 30 December 2014. Whereas Linares has retained his WBC Crown twice after winning it. In spite of an away Match, Linares managed a TKO victory over Kevin Mitchell at the O2 Arena, London. Thereafter he retained his WBC title defeating the Mexican boxer, Ivan Cano with a Knockout win.

Although this is true that Crolla is Unbeaten in his last 6 home game but also its a matter of fact that he is going to face the Undisputed WBC Champion Linares. As well as Check out the Crolla vs Linares Live Stream info is given below.

Anthony Crolla vs Jorge Linares Highlights

Manchester United Boss Jose Mourinho will make it appearing to watch the game live at the Manchester Arena. However, the Manchester United manager will be cheering for the local boy Anthony Crolla. And you can also support your Favorite Boxing Superstar live on the Sky Sports on Saturday 24th September.

The UK boxing viewers can also watch Crolla vs Linares bout live streaming online on while fans from around the world visit this page one before the fight start to get live streaming links of this fight for free.

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