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Boxing: Tony Harrison v. Bryant Perrella

Harrison vs Perrella

Former American world champion Tony Harrison (28-3, 21 KOs), will face his compatriot, Bryant Perrella (17-3, 14 KOs), in a super welterweight duel, which was the star of this same Saturday, 17 April, at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall, Los Angeles, California. 

Harrison vs Perrella

The fight, which is promoted by the Premier Boxing Champions series, will be televised on FOX. 

Detroit, Michigan pride Harrison (28-3, 21 KOs) spent his first boxing career under the tutelage of the late Emanuel Steward at the legendary Kronk Gym. As a professional, the 31-year-old was still considered one of the most skilled fighters in the sport despite falling short on his first two attempts at a world title. 

The third time was the charm for Harrison, who shocked the boxing world in December 2018 by beating champion Jermell Charlo to win the WBC title in Brooklyn on FOX. Their rematch a year later ranks among the best fights of 2019. Harrison and Charlo fought hand-to-hand until Charlo stopped him in the 11th round to regain the belt. 

Perrella, 31 (17-3, 14 KOs) began boxing at age 15, amassing an impressive 70-9 amateur record before turning pro in 2012. Fighting from Fort Myers, Florida, Perrella quickly rose through the ranks. professional ranks, stopping 13 of his first 14 opponents, including a second round TKO over previously undefeated David Grayton in June 2016. Three months later, he suffered his first professional loss to reigning world welterweight champion Yordenis Ugas. .