At age 35, Vic Darchinyan might have seen his career as a contender on the ropes heading into Saturday's fight. But a convincing win over Yonnhy Perez set him up for one final push.
At age 35, Vic Darchinyan faced the prospect of irrelevance in the upper ranks of the 118-pound ranks with a loss to Yonnhy Perez. But in Saturday's bantamweight tournament consolation match, Darchinyan again fought like a contender.
While the Super Six semifinals shape up to Andre Ward vs. Arthur Abraham and Carl Froch vs. Glen Johnson, Lucian Bute awaits the final winner by biding his time with a fight against Brian Magee.