9th December 2012
Interview with Erick ‘The Eagle’ Ochieng by ifilmlondon. Erick successfully defended his English Light Middleweight title against ‘Mad’ Max Maxwell over ten rounds on Matchroom’s ‘Christmas Cracker’ fight bill at the Olympia in London on Saturday night.
Ochieng, 25, was fighting
for the first time since stopping Ryan Toms at the Alexandra Palace in
September and will be looking to push on to a British title fight in 2013. Busy Maxwell who
has previously beaten current British Champion Brain Rose is set to be back in the ring next weekend when he takes on take on Mark Lloyd.
Judges scores for the fight were 98-92, 98 – 93 and 98 – 94 all to Ochieng, who takes his pro record to 12-1, while Maxwell drops to 16-13-3.