October third, 2021
Outcomes from BOXXER on Sky Sports activities as David Avanesyan scored a headline win as a substitute for Chris Eubank Jr.
“Ava” was on career-best type In the primary occasion, defending his European Welterweight Championship with a second-round stoppage of Liam Taylor and ending the Manchester man’s 13-fight unbeaten streak within the course of.
Satirically, Taylor (23-2-1, 11 KO’s) was considerably accountable for the fast finish to the struggle, his extremely aggressive strategy setting the tone for the encounter and prompting Avanesyan (28-3-1, 16 KO’s) to click on up a number of gears in response instantly.
What adopted was a show that mixed animal ferocity and medical calculation, Avanesyan immediately seeing the angles each Taylor assault opened up and throwing heavy counters down the uncovered channels.
A primary-round knockdown made it clear the struggle wouldn’t be going the gap. Taylor recovered, however his minutes had been numbered. Avanesyan piled on the strain within the second spherical, blasting by Taylor’s defenses with heavy hooks, which ultimately staggered him and prompted the referee to step in and wave the bout off.
With a fourth profitable protection of his title accomplished, Avanesyan known as for world title alternatives in his post-fight interview. On tonight’s type, he’s greater than prepared.
Energy-puncher Joe Pigford (18-0, 17 KO’s) added to his unbelievable stoppage fee with one more early end, ending Isaac Aryee’s (26-10, 24 KO’s) evening within the fifth spherical and sustaining his KO ratio at an unbelievable 94%.
Kicking off the undercard, big-hitting Shepherd’s Bush cruiserweight Mikael Lawal (14-0, 8 KO’s) wasted no time halting Switzerland’s Benoit Huber (7-2, 5 KO’s) within the third spherical. Out of the ring for a yr, Lawal was hungry for a stoppage as he goals for a title in his subsequent struggle.
Luton middleweight Linus Udofia (17-0, 9 KO’s) halted Xhuljo Vrenozi (17-4, 4 KO’s) within the third spherical and appears at a title struggle in his subsequent struggle. Arduous-hitting Udofia damage Vrenozi a variety of occasions all through earlier than the Albanian’s nook threw the towel in.
Walworth cruiserweight Richard Riakporhe (12-0, 8 KO’s) was in management all through and dropped Krzysztof Twardowski (9-3, 6 KO’s) within the last spherical of their eight-rounder with an enormous overhand proper, however the Pole received up and made it to the tip.
Riakporhe made his return after almost two years out after struggling a hand damage and recovering from surgical procedure. The 31-year-old can be out once more on November 20 on a bumper BOXXER at Wembley as he takes on Olanrewaju Duodola for the WBC Silver Cruiserweight title.
Kingston’s Germaine Brown (10-0, 3 KO’s) noticed off Jamal Le Doux (8-2, 4 KO’s) however was made to work onerous to get the win and now can stay up for a shot on the English title after coming by the Eliminator unscathed. Brown went by his repertoire of abilities and gained nearly each spherical towards Le Doux.
Chigwell flyweight Harvey Horn (8-0, 2 KO’s) outclassed Tanzania’s Adam Yayaha (21-2-6, 10 KO’s) to choose up a Razor Ali remained unbeaten as he claimed a 60-54 win over Stefan Nicolae at super-bantamweight. It was all one-way site visitors, with Ali, who lived homeless on the streets of London after fleeing Iran, setting a powerful tempo all through.
Portsmouth prospect Ebonie Jones opened her professional account with a win by outpointing the towering Vaida Masiokaite from Lithuania over six rounds. Jones was on the entrance foot all through as she scored her first win within the featherweight division.
Maida Vale super-bantamweight Alireza Ghadiri – in any other case often called ‘Razor Ali’ – gained each spherical of his four-rounder towards Stefan Nicolae. He placed on a robust efficiency to keep up his unbeaten document.
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