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WBC denies Yildirim appeal, orders Dirrell-Benavidez

By Patrick L. Stumberg Badlefthook.com Avni Yildirim’s appeal to the WBC for a rematch with Anthony Dirrell has been denied, but there’s a silver lining for the Turkish veteran. Though Dirrell will face “champion-in-recess” David Benavidez in the first defense of his current super middleweight title reign, the winner must then face Yildirim. Benavidez […]