Leigh Wooden has gained the WBA ‘common’ featherweight title as Matchroom Struggle Camp returned to Eddie Hearn’s again backyard in Essex.
After its success throughout lockdown final summer season, the primary of three exhibits came about at Matchroom HQ on Saturday evening with Wooden clinching the title within the headline act.
The Nottingham fighter, the agency underdog heading into the bout, produced a disciplined and splendidly efficient efficiency towards Can, knocking his opponent down within the twelfth spherical with an enormous proper hand after controlling giant parts of the competition.
Whereas Can rose to his toes, Wooden waded in to seek out the explosive end his efficiency warranted with the referee entering into wave off the competition with the Chinese language fighter taking heavy injury with a minute of the struggle left.
On the undercard, cruiserweight rivals Tommy McCarthy and Chris Billam-Smith fought out a gruelling 12-round contest with the Bournemouth fighter sealing a cut up choice win to stroll away with the European, Commonwealth and British titles.
Each males held the arm aloft following the ultimate bell with victor Billam-Smith welcoming the potential of a rematch after their draining encounter.
Elsewhere on the cardboard, Anthony Fowler battered Rico Mueller over eight rounds to maintain his spectacular run going.
The 30-year-old now has 5 wins on the bounce since his sole defeat to Scott Fitzgerald in 2019 together with his win tonight establishing an enormous all-Liverpool conflict towards Liam Smith.
Campbell Hatton continued his improvement within the ring with a factors victory over Jakub Laskowski.
The 20-year-old, son of British legend Ricky, prolonged his file to 3-0 with a hard-fought win together with his father watching on at ringside.
Jack Cullen in the meantime secured a complete factors victory over Avni Yildirim.
Cullen comfortably outboxed the Turk, who solely six months in the past challenged pound-for-pound nice Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez for the WBC and WBA super-middleweight titles.
Canelo secured a straightforward third spherical TKO win that evening with Cullen simply in management towards the predictable Yildirim to increase his file to 20-2.
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