Dom Hunt was just too huge and too rangy for James Flint as he claimed the vacant Central Space welterweight title on the Galahad-Martinez undercard in Sheffield.
Hunt, who moved to 8-0, used his measurement properly to catch Flint on the way in which in, though he tended to depart himself large open at occasions, all the time giving Flint hope.
Southpaw Hunt, who’s skilled by former WBC light-welterweight champion Junior Witter, constructed an enormous lead over the primary 5 rounds and, whereas he was briefly on the ground within the sixth, it was dominated a slip by referee Steve Grey. It impressed Flint to open up on the finish of that spherical and early within the seventh, however by the eighth Hunt was in whole management once more and Flint’s proper eye was closing quick.
Flint, who suffered the primary defeat in 11 professional fights, put an enormous effort within the last spherical, as he tried to show the battle round and Hunt seemed drained. However he couldn’t discover the shot to complete it and Hunt landed an enormous left hand on the bell.
Referee Grey, the only real scorer, had it 98-93 to Corridor.
Will Cawley will face more durable assessments forward, however the long-time member of the GB squad turned skilled with a shutout factors win over Stephen Jackson after 4 rounds at bantamweight.
Jackson was powerful and courageous however the hole in school was monumental. Cawley nearly landed at will, however couldn’t utterly sap Jackson’s combating spirit. Referee Howard Foster scored it 40-36.
Raven Chapman didn’t give Karina Kopinska a second’s peace, as she was on her from the opening bell, however someway the courageous Polish super-featherweight survived the complete six rounds.
Chapman (now 2-0) was very spectacular, whacking away to move a physique with each arms, setting a remorseless tempo. When she went to the physique, she typically seemed like she would overwhelm Kopinska.
However to Kopinska’s immense credit score, she was not about to go down quietly and threw burst of punches within the second and third rounds in an try and halt Chapman’s advance.
The going acquired powerful for Kopinska within the fifth spherical, as she tried transferring away from Chapman however discovered the British boxer on high of her all through. However she labored her method by some troublesome moments and reached the ultimate bell, dropping an inevitable 60-54 resolution on referee Steve Grey’s card.
Featherweight Stevi Levy was a bit wild at occasions, however she threw too many punches for Polina Golubeva, of Estonia. Levy warmed to the duty and completed sturdy over the 4 rounds, incomes a 40-36 scorecard from referee Steve Grey to maneuver to 5-0.
Khalid Ayub moved to 2-0, exhibiting some quick arms in a routine win over Croatia’s Stanko Jermelic, who moved to 0-12 in a light-heavyweight four-rounder. Ayub was all the time a step forward and whereas Jermelic gave it a go, he had little success.
Ayub’s greatest second got here within the third spherical when he dropped Jermelic with a left hook. Referee Howard Foster scored it 40-35.
Ron Lewis is a senior author for BoxingScene. He was Boxing Correspondent for The Instances, the place he labored from 2001-2019 – protecting 4 Olympic Video games and quite a few world title fights throughout the globe. He has written about boxing for all kinds of publications worldwide for the reason that Nineteen Eighties.
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