Galahad retires Mundraby for Commonwealth title as Fury labours past Hughes

Phil Jay 10/05/2014

Former British title holder Kid Galahad is now the Commonwealth and European super-bantamweight champion following an easy win over Fred Mundraby in Sheffield.

The Qatar-born fighter, real name Barry Awad, moved to 17-0 with ninth career stoppage after winning every round against Mundraby until the Australian retired on his stool after four rounds.

Heavyweight prospect Hughie Fury remains unbeaten after carding an eight-round victory over Danny Hughes in what was a snoozefest of a contest in chief support.

The 19 year-old is now 14-0 in just fourteeen months as a pro, but will need to up his energy levels to cause excitement amongst the fans who long for a top division star of the future.

Fury and Hughes, who are both well over six foot, made heavy weather of their delayed meeting as the younger contender took a points win 79-74 with the judges.

Also on the bill, Former European light-welterweight title challenger Lenny Daws recorded a comfortable eight-round victory over Poland’s Sylwester Walczak to improve his record to 28-3-2.

The Londoner made it three wins in a row since his controversial EBU championship defeat to Michele Di Rocco in Italy last year and is now pushing for further titles later in the year.

Earlier, heavyweight Kash Ali ended his fight with Luke Martin in the third round, whilst Jordan Gill took all four rounds against Michael Mooney to take his record to a perfect 10-0.

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