Zach Parker cruises to anticipated victory however Danny Ball’s battle with Sam Gilley steals the present
ZACH PARKER made an impression on his debut for Queensberry Promotions on the Copper Field Enviornment, taking lower than 5 minutes at hand American veteran Vaughn Alexander his first stoppage defeat. Swadlincote switcher Parker, ranked No 1 by the WBO at super-middleweight, dropped Alexander twice and within the second and drilled him across the ring for round 30 seconds till referee Marcus McDonnell determined he had seen sufficient.
Time was 1-39. It was scheduled for 10 rounds. Parker had Alexander wanting disorganised on the bell to finish the opening spherical and as soon as he had him dazed once more early within the subsequent, the Midlander turned southpaw and smashed him with lefts till he landed on his again.
Alexander dragged himself up on unsteady legs and was bundled over once more. Mr McDonnell rightly dominated he had been pushed, however inside seconds of the combat resuming, a clear proper hand had Alexander on his knees for one more rely.
The combat continued, however with Alexander beneath fireplace in his nook, Mr McDonnell waved it off.
Parker improves to 20-0, Alexander dips to 15-5.
There was disappointment for Liverpool’s Sam Maxwell after British and Commonwealth super-lightweight champion Akeem Ennis-Brown pulled out of their combat earlier within the week by harm – and in stepped Ben Fields.
From Stourbridge, Fields, who maintain the Midlands belt at 140lbs, had snapped 4 unbeaten information, at all times fights his coronary heart out from first bell to final and, on condition that Maxwell could have been feeling flat after lacking out on the most important combat of his profession there was the prospect of an upset after they met over eight rounds.
Because it turned out, Maxwell floor out a 79-73 factors win on referee Bob Williams’ scorecard.
Mr Williams and Maxwell each had their fingers full with the fired-up Fields.
He misplaced some extent within the seventh and obtained a number of lectures, however you sensed Maxwell loved the on-the-cobbles moments and admired Fields for his spirit. The standard work got here from Maxwell and by the center rounds, his nook, led by new coach Steve Maylett, appeared to sense the combat was leaving Fields. They had been improper and he saved coming ahead and swinging, and having successes right here and there, till the ultimate bell.
Brad Foster, the undefeated British and Commonwealth super-bantamweight champion from Lichfield, fancied he could be the primary to cease Alvaro Rodriguez (10-3-1-1) – and had their 10-rounder lasted one other 30 seconds or so he might need bought his want.
As he tends to, Foster produced his finest work firstly and finish of the combat. He had Rodriguez grimacing with ache from a left hook to the physique within the opening spherical and within the dying seconds, Foster (13-0-2) produced a top quality second. He sat on the ropes, inviting Rodriguez to assault after which beat him to the punch with a left hook that rocked the Spanish champion onto his heels.
Rodriguez, reduce on the left eyebrow from a seventh-round proper hand, tried to steal rounds within the second half with flurries within the dying seconds, however the judges had been unimpressed. Howard Foster, Terry O’Connor and Marcus McDonnell gave Foster each spherical.
Finest combat of the evening was between unbeaten super-welters Danny Ball (9-0-1) and Sam Gilley (11-0).Each session of the 10-rounder was aggressive and Ball was a deserved unanimous winner. Mr Foster and Mr Williams each scored 96-94, with Mr O’Connor marking 97-94.
Ball gained extra of the early rounds, Gilley rallied after which they slugged it out down the stretch. The exchanges continued till the bell and the Midlander bought the higher of it.
The Board have paired Maidstone southpaw Dennis McCann with English bantamweight champion Liam Davies in a British-title eliminator and the 20-year-old tuned up for that by handing Mexico’s Luis Moreno (9-1) a rely within the final of an eight-rounder on the way in which to a large factors win.
McCann – missing one-punch pop however so good to look at – managed Moreno (8st 6lbs 11ozs) together with his jab to win 80-71.
Eighty seconds was all it took for Ladbroke Grove heavyweight David Adeleye, a career-heavy 16st 3lbs 10ozs, to make it 5 wins out of 5. That appeared the one attainable final result of his hastily-arranged scheduled four-rounder in opposition to first-timer Dave Preston, a 31 yr outdated from Dudley with a handful of white-collar fights behind him. In brief, this was a woeful mismatch.
As soon as the tattooed Preston stopped transferring, the top was close to. Adeleye feinted together with his proper, forcing Preston to twitch and provides him a sight of his ribs. Adeleye discovered them with a left hook that left Preston on his knees. He bought to his ft simply as referee Howard Foster’s rely reached ’10.’
Limerick brothers-in-law Edward Donovan and Jason Harty had been winners on their professional debuts. Donovan had fellow debutant Matt King (Gosport) over within the first on the way in which to a 40-35 factors win and Harty knocked down Walsall’s Kearon Thomas with a candy left-hook counter within the second and gained by the identical rating.