Wasserman boxing returned this Friday for its second consecutive week of airing live on terrestrial television.
Exciting heavyweight prospect Matty Harris (5-0, 4 KOs) kicked off the main card action at York Hall against Milos Veletic (2-3, 1 KO) for the opening fight, aired on channel 5. The fight concussively ended for Veletic in the first 30 seconds as Harris landed a clean uppercut and left hook , flooring Veletic. At a huge 6 foot 8 Harris has displayed that he can move efficiently around the ring and definitely pack a punch.
“I’ve been working so hard and I’ve been consistent” Said Harris in his post fight interview.
“These hands are dynamite” Added his promoter Kalle Sauerland.
Harlem Eubank (17-0, 6 KOs) then took on his late replacement opponent Miguel Antin (20-12-1, 8 KOs). The first round saw Eubank largely move off the back foot and he varied his work when coming forward. Antin had some brief success towards the end of the round. Antin absorbed some big shots in the second, that were to both the body and head. Eubank finished the round strong landing a solid jab that seemed to stumble Antin. Eubank showed discipline in the third and fourth by attempting not to be drawn into the scrappy fight that Antin seemingly wished for. In the fifth , Eubank landed a notably sharp uppercut however took an array of shots from a game Antin. In the sixth , Antin seemed to tire so Eubank risked fighting inside the pocket. The round finished with Antin taking an knee, after receiving a sharp jab to the body. The Seventh saw Antin dropped by another body shot. Eubank then stalked Antin, catching him with a chopping right hand. Referee Bob Williams carefully observed as Eubank pressured Antin against the ropes towards the end of the round. In the closing seconds of the eighth Eubank displayed superior head movement , frustrating Antin. Eubank to the most part dominated the closing two rounds however Antin had some mild success in these rounds.
After ten rounds of boxing , Harlem Eubank picked up a dominant points win. Eubank described the bout as “10 rounds of entertainment” post fight.
The last bout of the evening saw Harry Scarff (12-2, 3 KOs) take on Jordan Dujon (8-2, 0 KOs) in an 8 round super-welterweight clash. The opening rounds were tight, with Dujon displaying a slightly more unorthodox style. Scarff seemed to pick up the pace more in the third resulting in him landing the better shots and been more successful, despite the round still been reasonably close. Scarff edged the fourth, fifth and sixth with better work rate and more quality shots. The final round saw Scarff in complete control of the fight, with his hands down landing as he pleased. However, Dujon showed heart toward the end of the bout by hanging in despite losing the rounds.
The bout resulted in a unanimous decision win for Scarff.
“Harry won comfortably” Said Steve Bunce post fight.
Jesse Brandon (2-0, 1 KO) gained a first round TKO win over Borja Lopez (1-6, 0 KOs) in their super lightweight contest, after Brandon was unsuccessful in getting a desired stoppage in his first professional bout. Brandon initially floored his opponent with a sweeping right hand followed by a well timed left hook, making a statement from early in the contest. After his opponent hesitantly rose to his feet he was then floored for a second time, by another big right hand. The bout was then waved off.
Sophie Alisch (9-0, 1 KO) picked up a points win in her UK debut against Gemma Ruegg (6-7, 1 KO).
Abass Baraou (13-1, 9 KOs) stopped Ferenc Katona (11-10-3, 7 KOs) in their super-welterweight match up after Katona’s corner threw in the towel.
Jake Henty (5-0, 2 KOs) comfortably won his fight against Petar Aleksandrov (4-28-1, 2 KOs) on points.
Prospect Codie Smith (1-0, 0 KOs) won on points in his pro debut, after recently signing with Wasserman.