Boxing results: Latest updates from the Kid Galahad-Sergio Prado, Danny McIntosh-Travis Dickinson show!
Monday, 24 March 2014 | Carl
KID GALAHAD won the vacant European super-bantamweight title in his Sheffield hometown. Galahad was in command of virtually every round but Sergio Prado managed to wriggle out from his clutches with unorthodox attacks and, despite nearly wilting on occasion, and the Spaniard managed to go the distance. The final scores were 120-108, 118-110 and 117-111, all for Galahad.
To win the last Maxinutrition tournament quarter-final and the English light-heavyweight title, Travis Dickinson took out Danny Mcintosh in three rounds of free-swinging action.
In one of the Maxinutrition Knockout light-heavyweight tournament quarter-finals Matty Clarkson successfully defended his Central Area title against Lee Duncan, 97-94 for referee Michael Alexander.
Jan Balog landed clever lefts against fellow southpaw Sam O’Maison. Initially too open, O’Maison wised up and hit out hard combinations to ultimately outscore Balog 59-55 over six rounds.
Michael Mooney put in a spirited last round, but slick lightweight prospect Atif Shafiq had too much class for him, outscoring him 39-37 in their four-threes.
Former world champion Junior Witter boxed with style and flair to control Max Maxwell throughout their six rounds, shutting him out 60-54.
In a four-twos, after Callum Hancock’s strong start, Steve Spence came back at him in the last round but it wasn’t enough to turn the tide, with Hancock winning 40-36.
Heavyweight Karl Bell escaped with a 39-38 win after a spirited four-round tear up with James Oliphant.
Prospect Isaac Lowe looked sharp in a dominant performance, outpointing sturdy Ibrar Riyaz over four rounds.
After the technical draw in the last week's Maxinutrition Knockout Tournament quarter-final, Leon Senior will advance to the semi-final as Tony Hill's cut won't heal in time and Senior is the reigning Southern Area titlist