BEN SHALOM BOXXER BREAKTHROUGH FIGHT NIGHT
30/09/2023 YORK HALL BETHNAL GREEN
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IBO WORLD LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
CAROLINE DUBOIS v MAGALI RODRIGUEZ
Caroline Dubois remained unbeaten following a 10-round factors win towards Mexico’s Magali Rodriguez.
Dubois dominated the scorecards to a unanimous choice victory (98-89, 97-90, 99-88) on the historic York Corridor, Bethnal Inexperienced and stay on Sky Sports activities Motion and Sky Sports activities Principal Occasion on Saturday, Sept. 30.
Dubois began to develop into the rhythm of the battle within the third spherical, touchdown some heavy physique which damage Rodriguez, forcing her to defend her torso in addition to her head and thereby inadvertently opening up extra alternatives for Dubois to land in all areas.
This led to a knockdown within the sixth spherical, a devastating proper hook to Rodriguez’s jaw arrange by a textbook one-two mixture which allowed the hook to land completely.
A proper hand left Rodriguez splayed out on the canvas on the sting of consciousness at the beginning of the ninth spherical, and Dubois was seconds away from a stoppage at a number of factors throughout the spherical. However Rodriguez got here again and fought onerous throughout the rounds, firing off pictures in bunches and touchdown some good pictures.
“She got here out swinging,” mentioned Caroline Dubois to Sky Sports activities after the battle. “Even once I dropped her, she actually needed it and that was precisely what I wanted. I feel it was my profession finest efficiency within the ring, however there’s a lot extra for me to present. I actually needed the knockout, as you’ll be able to inform. I’m 22. What’s going to occur once I’m 25, 26? I’m going to begin knocking these women spark out, I promise you.”
Earlier within the night time, Viddal Riley soundly defeated Nathan Quarless by unanimous choice with scores of 100-90 throughout the board.
Riley took his skilled report to 10 victories with out defeat and claimed the English Championship together with his flawless victory over a fellow unbeaten prospect in Quarless.
Viddal Riley mentioned to Sky Sports activities after the battle: “I’m lastly authentic. I need to thank my entire crew. I need to thank my entire crew, particularly my dad. It’s one thing he mentioned I may obtain and we’re on our manner so I’m very joyful.”
Earlier, a horrific reduce to the higher eye of Jeamie TKV ended this thrilling conflict as powerful Brazilian Igor Macedo was an excessive amount of for undefeated heavyweight prospect.
The heavyweight pair went backwards and forwards for 5 rounds with each males having intervals of success and touchdown heavy pictures on the opposite, with neither man taking a step again throughout the battle.
TKV will probably be devastated to lose his undefeated report, and that loss coming from a physician’s stoppage will add to the sting.
Igor Macedo mentioned to Sky Sports activities after the battle that “I’m very joyful as a result of I noticed that my opponent is robust however 5 fights, three knockouts, that’s disrespectful to me as a result of I’ve 11 wins, 11 knockouts. However possibly I’ll come again, possibly we’ll have a rematch.”
Additionally, Callum Simpson gave an clever measured efficiency towards a pitbull-like opponent in Jose Macias, who got here in as a late alternative for Simpson and fought with unquestionable ferocity and willpower.
The change of opponent makes the scientific nature of Simpson’s win much more spectacular, successful each single spherical on each single choose’s scorecard and taking a knockdown alongside the best way. Simpson used his jab properly by way of the battle and by no means overcommitted, not as soon as discovering himself in pointless hazard.
Callum Simpson mentioned to Sky Sports activities after the battle: “Like I mentioned, tonight you had been going to see a way more measured, scientific efficiency. Nothing daft. There have been a number of occasions the place I caught him with clear pictures, however I didn’t rush in, put my pictures collectively, and tried to maintain my vary. Even once I dropped him, I didn’t need to rush in.”
In different outcomes, Francesca Hennessy stopped Sonia Klos in 4 rounds, and Stephen McKenna defeated Darren Tetley in six.
A press launch by Boxxer was used on this article.