LIVE Championship Boxing tonight from the historic Aintree Racecourse.
4 x 3 Minute Rounds Welterweight Contest
STEPHEN LEWIS V KEITH SHEEN – LEWIS WINS POINTS 40-36
JAZZA DICKENS V KRZYSZTOF ROGOWSKI – DICKENS WINS POINTS 60-53
MATTY FAGAN V YORDAN VASILEV – FAGAN WINS POINTS 60-54
8 X 3 Minute Rounds Bantamweight Contest
RYAN FARRAG V JASON BOOTH – FARRAG WINS KO4
RONNIE HEFFRON V JOHN THAIN – HEFFRON WINS POINTS 96-95
Fight # 6
THE COMMONWEALTH FLYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
12 X 3 Minute Rounds @ 112 lbs
KEVIN SATCHELL V ISSAC QUAYE – SATCHELL WINS POINTS, UNANIMOUS, Judges Scores 120-109, 119-110, 120-108.
Satchell is boxing well behind his jab and dominating proceedings from the beginning against his much smaller opponent. The pattern continues throughout the contest and Satchell runs out a clear winner.
Fight # 7
8 X 3 Minute Rounds Lightweight Contest
TERRY FLANAGAN V GYORGI MEZSEI JNR – FLANAGAN WINS POINTS 80-72
Flanagan boxing well behind his southpaw jab, in range quick, lands his shots and gets out. Looks a lot stronger than his opponent and dominating the early stages without having to find an higher gear. Flanagan is bringing the shots down stairs well. Turbo in total control. Mezsei is boxing on the back foot, Flanagan is hunting him down and cutting off the ring to try and trap his man. As the fight enters the second half Flanagan is trying to up the pace as Mezsei blows a bit, Flanagan needs to turn the key now and put the combinations together with intent when he traps his opponent but the Manchester man is in full control. At the end of a dominant 8 rounds Flanagan takes every session and takes the refs card 80-72
Fight # 8
8 X 3 Minute Rounds Light-Welterweight Contest
THOMAS STALKER V CALUM COOPER – STALKER WINS POINTS 78-75
Stalker takes the fight to Cooper and takes control of the fight from the first bell with quick sharp punches he gets through early to let Cooper know he means business. Cooper is tough and looks dangerous on the counter but Stalker is building up a lead. The former Olympian Stalker having his 7th pro fight here and is willing to mix it with Cooper and it’s making for a very entertaining fight. Both are really giving there all and this is turning into a better fight than first thought. It’s getting gruelling for both after setting a fast pace from the off. Stalker getting caught more so than in his previous half dozen outings but he seems willing to take a shot to land one, cracking contest which Stalker wins 78-75 on the refs scorecard after 8 entertaining rounds. Good to see Stalker back.
MAIN EVENT Fight # 9
INTERCONTINENTAL BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
12 X 3 Minute Rounds @ 118 lbs
PAUL BUTLER V ORESTE BERNABE NIEVA – BUTLER WINS KO4
Good usual positive start from the impressive unbeaten Butler making his first appearance at bantamweight. The reigning British and Commonwealth super-flyweight champion is fighting here for the WBA Inter-continental belt and is setting the tempo and opening up early on Nieva. Butler is viscous when he switches his attacks to the body and he is sinking in the hooks down stairs. After three rounds Butler, 25, is in total control but Nieva is still there and soaking it up. BIG Left hook tom the body from Butler and it’s over Butler wins and what a performance from the unbeaten rising star of British boxing. Butler from Ellsemere Port takes his record to 15-0, 8KOs and picks up another title. Butler will now chase a world title shot at bantamweight with IBF champion Stuart Hall in his sights.
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