United Kingdom Professional Boxing returns to the live cameras! This time was the back garden of Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn childhood house. They put up a 5 fights card, 12 rounds x 3 mins, that feature several professional athletes. Here are the results:
In the first fight featuring Sam Eggington vs Ted Cheeseman for the IBF International Super-Weigh Title, Cheeseman took the win.
““You can’t imagine. I see fighters lose who don’t care. I cared, I cried my eyes out, I stormed out of the ring. I’m a winner, I gave my heart to this sport and I felt that I deserved some luck last year, but I never got it”, said an emotional Cheeseman to Matchroom.
The next clash between James Tennyson and Gavin Gwynne for the vacant British Lightweight Title was Tennyson who tool the win.
““It means everything. I stuck to the plan. I was told to be patient, move around, stick to my shots.” said Tennyson.
Then was time for the vacant English Heavyweight Title clash featuring Fabio Wardley and Simon Vallily. Wardley took the win and his first professional belt.
“I started boxing just for a bit of a fun. I’m massively humbled and grateful. Near on punch perfect, I think I did pretty well. Round three, that was it, it was over.”, Wardley told Sky Sports.
Up next was the fight for the Super-Lightweight contest between Dalton Smith vs Nathan Bennett. Smith took the win in round 5 with a knockout.
““I think I boxed to instructions, did what my dad said. He caught me with a shot in the first round – and I knew I had to be switched on.” Said Smith to Matchroom.
The last fight of the evening feature Jordan Gill vs Reece Bellotti for the Featherweight contest. Gill took the win in the and gain another title shot.
““I thought it was a great fight. All credit to Reece, he came and brought his A-Game. That’s probably the best Reece Bellotti we’ve seen. He’s taken a lot of experience from his losses and put it into a really good performance. I think he can come back and win titles.” said Gill.