With the dream fulfilled of combating in a stadium just like the OVO Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, near residence, World Boxing Affiliation Tremendous Welterweight champion Hanna Rankin made her first protection in opposition to Mexican Alejandra Ayala on Friday night time. The victory was resounding with a technical knockout within the final spherical.
The start of the combat confirmed a tough combat for the Scottish Rankin. The customer knew she needed to present the most effective of her boxing if she wished to beat the champion. Ayala left the whole lot within the ring, however Rankin was decided to not let go of what had price her so many makes an attempt. From the fifth spherical on, Rankin’s boxing grew to become extra aggressive and within the tenth around the referee stepped in to decree the knockout after the rain of mixtures utilized above and under Ayala’s humanity.
On this manner, Hannah Rankin continues to be the proprietor of the WBA and IBO 154 lbs. belts. Her file now shines with 12 wins, 6 by knockout and 5 setbacks.