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Terry Flanagan vs Mzonke Fana moved to July 16 BoxNation bill

Terry Flanagan will still make his title defense against Mzonke Fana.

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Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Terry Flanagan’s scheduled WBO lightweight title defense against Mzonke Fana, which was originally set for the Fury-Klitschko II undercard on July 9, has been moved to BoxNation’s July 16 event in Cardiff, Wales.

Flanagan (30-0, 12 KO) will his third defense of the belt, which he won in a vacant title fight last July against Jose Zepeda. He defended successfully in October against Diego Magdaleno, and again in March against Derry Mathews.

Fana (38-9, 16 KO) is a 42-year-old South African veteran who has long been far from a serious contender. The last time he fought for a world title was 2008, when he defeated Cassius Baloyi to win the IBF super featherweight title. His most significant fight was a 2005 loss to Marco Antonio Barrera, where he was run over in two rounds.

The Cardiff card also includes a British and Commonwealth junior welterweight title fight between Liam Williams and Gary Corcoran, and a WBA super bantamweight title fight between Guillermo Rigondeaux and Jazza Dickens, plus returns for Bradley Skeete and Tommy Langford.

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