He boxed out of the famous Vauxhall Motors ABC for 11 years as an amateur, where he won an ABA title, and was crowned senior Flyweight champion in 2010, he also had 29 fights for England.
Butler, 23, becomes British champion after just 9 fights, and that’s some going, but he looks like one of them boxers who gets visibly better with every fight, and this just looks like the beginning of what could be a very interesting journey for young Butler.
|Left hook to the body drops Donnelly for the count|
Although the champion McKenzie did land some big hooks that twisted Maccarinelli’s head round, prior to the stoppage, the challenger wasn’t in big trouble and was covering up looked aware of what he was doing and was poised to fire back.
Liam Smith beat Gary McMillan on points over 10 rounds (British Light-Middleweight title eliminator)
Matty Fagan beat Francis Maina on points over 4 rounds
Paul Smith stopped Tommy Tolan RTD 4
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