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Bryant Jennings SD 12 Mike Perez live round-by-round updates

RingTV.com has a live round-by-round update of Saturday’s WBC heavyweight title eliminator bout during which  Bryant Jennings won by split-decision over Mike Perez at New York City’s Madison Square Garden on HBO.

Jennings  (19-0, 10 knockouts) defeated Perez (20-1-1, 12 KOs) for the right to face the winner of a planned fight between WBC beltholder Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder potentially in November.

 Jennings outlanded Perez, 149-to-116 in overall punches, including an a 136-to-104 advantage in power shots.

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The HBO  broadcast began at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. 

Jennings vs. Perez

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Referee:  Harvey Dock

Judges: Joseph Pasquale and Glen Feldman have it 115-112, and, 114-113, for Jennings, respectively, and Tom Schreck has it 114-113 for Perez. BRYANT JENNINGS WINS BY SPLIT-DECISION

 RINGTV.COM HAS IT FOR JENNING, 114-113

Round 1:  Fighters are at ring center. Perez lands the first punch. A left, right after the bell. Perez lands another beneath the pawing jab of Jennings. Another right jab by Perez out of his southpaw stance. Jennings lands an occasional jab to the body, but not much of significance. Perez occupying the center of the ring with pressure. Right to the body by Jennings. Left to the body by Perez. Left to the chest by Perez. Right to the head and to the body by Perez. Perez, 10-9
 

 

 

Round 2: Again, Perez takes over the center of the ring, although Jennings paws more aggressively. Perez out-landed Jennings, 7-6, in the first, and gets off inside with a succession of blows early. Right by Jennings the moving lands cleanly. Left, right, left by Perez, whose blows carry more sting. Lead left by Perez. Jennings’ punches falling short. Lead left and right and then another left by Perez. Two right hands on the inside by Jennnigs. Right and left by Perez. Good left hook by Jennings, but Perez still has been the more effective pressure fighter. Perez, 10-9; Perez, 20-18.

 

Round 3:  Perez’s corner is happy with his performance. Harold Lederman has it for Perez, 20-18. Perez lands a hard left and a right that move Jennngs. Left to the body and to the head by Perez. Toe-to-toe action, with Perez digging to the head and body, and Jennings lands a right and left to the body then a right to the head. Hard right hand by Jennings, who moves away. Good action from Jennings. Head-swiveling straight left from Perez. Left to the body by Perez. Right to the head by Perez, whose hands are down. Right to the head by Perez. Hook by Jennings. Right jab, left to the head by Perez. Jennings out-landed Perez, 30-27, in the third round. Jennings, 10-9; Perez, 29-28.

 

Round 4: Perez’s corner believes he’s up 3-0, as does Harold Lederman. They trade left hooks. Jennings moving forward, cautiously. Sloppy action, missed punches. Three lefts by Perez — the first two to the body, the third to the head. Jennings continues to flail and miss. Lead left by Perez, left hook by Jennings. Right by Perez, hands down at his sides. Double-jab by Perez. Right-left by Jennings, and a body shot by Jennings prior to the bell. Perez, 10-9; Perez, 39-37.

 

Round 5: Lederman has it for Perez, 39-37. Perez lands a hard left inside as Jennings retreats. Is Perez getting tired? Right, left, right by Perez, and then another right. Right-left by Jennings, who still retreats. Jab, left and Jab by Perez. Two good lefts for Perez and a lead left by Perez. Solid right hand by Perez against marginal blows by Jennnigs. Left and right to the body by Jennings. Double-jab by Perez. Two right uppercuts and a left as well as another right by Jennings. Right to the body and the head by Perez and a left to the body by Perez. Perez, 10-9; Perez, 49-46.

 

Round 6: Jennings out-landed Perez, 12-10, in power shots in the fifth round. Lederman has it for Perez, 48-47. Left to the body by Jennings. Left, right, left by the moving Jennings. Jennings is picking it up. Left to the body by Perez. Right by Perez. Left to the body by Perez. Jennings needs to get busy. Left by Perez. Right and a left by Perez. Left to the body and right to the head by Peez and another left to the head by Perez. Busier Perez is winning the round as he closes with a one-two. Perez, 10-9; Perez, 59-55.
 

 

Round 7: Perez out-landed Jennings, 12-5, in the sixth round and Lederman has Perez ahead, 58-56. Perez gets busy early again in the seventh. Left hook by Jenings and a right, left, right by Jennings, the last to the body. Right uppercut by Jennings, the busier fighter early on. Jennings pressing the action more but takes a hard right. Lead left by Perez, right by Jennings. Double-jab by Perez. Lead left by Perez. Right and left to the body and three more shots to the body by Jennings. Left hook by Jennings. Right to the body by Jennigs as the fighters remain at close range. Huge round for Jennings as far as his activity. Right, left, right just before the bell by Jennings. Jennings, 10-9; Perez, 68-65.

 

Round 8: Lederman has it for Perez, 67-66. Jennings is active early on with a series of lefts and right alternating from the head and the body. Perez seems to be tiring and haning on during clinches. Right hand inside by Jennings. Hard right hand by Jennings splits the guard and catches Perez off balance. Perez bulls Jennings to the ropes but is not active. Lead left by Perez. Right, left, right by Jennings. Hard right counter rocks Perez. Hard right to the body by Jennings. Perez is hanging on. Solid right to the body, left uppercut, right to the body and hook all by Jennings. Jennings, 10-9; Perez, 77-75.

 

Round 9:  Lederman has the fight even at 76-76. Jennings dictating the action early as he did in the past two rounds. Left to the head by Jennings, who is pushing the pace. Perez just looping punches and grabbing. Jennings fires and lands a left hook. Clinch. Jab by Perez, jab by Jennings. Right by Jennings. Jab by Perez. Jab and a left by Perez. Three shots to the body by Jennings. Left to the body and the head by Jennings. Right to the body, grazing left to the head by Jennings. Jennings, 10-9, Perez, 86-85.

 

Round 10:   Busier Jennings to start the round. Lederman has it for Jennings, 86-85. Jennings still landing the cleaner shots. Perez pushing his punches and clinging more frequently. Three right hands to the body in a clinch by Jennings. Right to the chest and left to the head by Jennings. Jennings covering on the ropes, Perez doesn’t get off. Jennings fires two rights to the body and one to the head during a clinch. Right hand by Jennings. They trade jabs. Jennings, out of the southpaw stands. Right hand by Jennings, who is out-hustling and beating Perez to the punch. Right to the head, left to the body by Perez. Jennings, 10-9; Even, 95-95.

 

Round 11: Jennings has out-landed Perez, 120-to-92 overall. Lederman has it for Jennings, 96-94. Perez misses with a left and a right. Right by Jennings and two left hooks to the body in close. Right to the head, left to the body by Jennings. Left by Perez, but Jennings has the momentum and forces him to the ropes. Right and left to the body by Jennings. Left by Perez and a clinch. Four right hands and a right uppercut by Jennnigs. Right uppercut by Perez, two shots to the head by Jennings inside. Two left hands to the body by Jennings in a clinch. Two more rights to the head and to the body by Jennings. Jennings, 10-9; Jennings, 105-104.

 

Round 12: The money round on the RingTV.com card. Jennings up, 1-5-104 on Lederman’s card. Jennings again gets the better of the early action as both fighters try to take control. Double-jab and clinch by Perez. Right-left by Perez. PEREZ PENALIZED A POINT FOR PUSHING JENNINGS HEAD DOWN. Jennings lands a hook to the head. Left by Perez, right by Jennings. Left by Jennings. Double-left hook by Jennings. Two rights to the body by Jennings. Two right uppercuts by Jennings. Two right hands to the body by Jennings in a clinch. Left hook to the body by Jennings in a clinch. Perez, 9-9, Jennings, 114-113.

 RINGTV.COM HAS IT FOR JENNING, 114-113

 

 

 

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