On Saturday, April 7, Premier Boxing Champions held an event from the Joint at the Hard Rock Casino and Resort in Las Vegas.

In the night’s main event, undefeated IBF world champion Jarrett Hurd battled WBA and IBO super welterweight titleholder Erislandy Lara.

In the evening’s co-main event, Cale Truax attempted to defend the IBF world super middleweight title against the man he took it from in his last fight, No.3-ranked super middleweight James DeGale.

Also, Jamaica’s Nathaniel Gallimore took on Philadelphia’s own Julian Williams, a former IBF world title challenger.

The event aired live at 10 p.m. ET on Showtime.

Jarrett Hurd def. Erislandy Lara by split decision – WBA, IBF, IBO world super welterweight title
James DeGale def. Caleb Truax by unanimous decision – IBF world super middleweight title
Julian Williams def. Nathaniel Gallimore by majority decision

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Zach Aittama
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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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