Jorge Linares successfully retained the WBA Lightweight Championship on Sept. 23, defeating Luke Campbell via split decision at The Forum in Inglewood, California.
Campbell got into trouble early on, as Linares knocked him down in the second round. In the fifth round, Campbell started to get into a groove and fight back, giving Linares a bit of trouble. But Linares managed to battle back. One judge ruled the bout in Campbell’s favor with a score of 115-113, but the other two judges gave Linares the win with scores of 114-113 and 115-112.
You can watch highlights of the fight above.