Perez defeats Lopez for WBA interim belt

06/29/2014 12:57 AM

06/29/2014 1:06 AM

Santo Domingo, DR ( - Darleys Perez earned a twelve round unanimous decision over Argenis Lopez for the WBA world lightweight title on Saturday night.

The Colombian Perez (30-1, 21 KOs) beat the previously unbeaten Lopez (19-1, 8) 116.5-112, 117.5-111, 117.5-111 for the vacant belt at the Sheraton Hotel in Santo Domingo.

The fight headlined the WBA's "XXIX KO to Drugs Festival" card.

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