Leeds United FC Banqueting Suite, Leeds, UK. In the main event of the show, the vacant WBA Intercontinental Super Bantamweight title (up to 55.3 kg) was contested. local avenue
Jack Bateson (17-0, 4 KOs) defeated the tough Argentinean Diego Alberto Ruiz (23-5-1, 12 KOs).
The fight went all the way. Judges’ verdict: 98-93, 98-92 and 99-91.
Bateson UD 10.
As part of the show, the intermediate bout was held by British super lightweight Ohara Davis (24-2, 17 KOs) – in the welterweight division limit (66.7 kg), he beat
Abdessamad Nehhada (13-3-1, 1 KO) from Morocco.
The underdog hit the canvas in the 7th round and twice more in the next three minutes. It seems like he was going to continue the fight, but the referee decided otherwise.
Davis TKO 8.
He is expected to have an eliminator next with Spaniard Sandor Martin.
As part of the show, British lightweight (up to 61.2 kg) Archie Sharp (22-0, 9 KOs) coped with the Romanian gatekeeper
Alex Ratz (14-5-2, 5 KOs).
After 10 rounds, the judges gave the victory to the favorite: 98-93, 99-92 and 99-91.
Sharp UD 10.
The Briton hopes that his 1st line in the WBO ranking will allow him to fight with the unified world champion Shakur Stevenson.