Bellew v Makabu – Undercard results from Goodison Park, UK
Former world title challenger Stephen Smith halted Daniel Brizuela in seven rounds to become WBC Silver Super Featherweight champion.
‘Swifty’ moves a step closer to challenging the winner of Francisco Vargas v Orlando Salido after recently missing out on the IBF belt against Jose Pedraza.
Sean ‘Masher’ Dodd delighted the crowd by winning the vacant WBC International Lightweight belt in a hard-fought battle with Pasquale Di Silvio.
Ex-British Heavyweight champion David Price looked assured as he used his jab to good effect against Vaclav Pejsar.
A massive uppercut put the Czech down in the first before a flurry in the second forced Steve Gray to call a halt when Pejsar went down again in the corner.
In a contender for fight of the night, Tom Farrell delighted the home support by winning a war with Manchester’s Kofi Yates.
‘Fazza’ traded full blooded shots with Yates for the duration in an entertaining scrap that took the unbeatean boxer closer to an English Super Lightweight title shot.
Hosea Burton eased through Jozsef Koreans for a routine second round stoppage. The British Light Heavyweight champion is now 17-0.
At Super Lightweight, Ged Carroll won a points decision over experienced journeyman Kristian Laight, whilst Craig Glover recorded a third round stoppage on his debut.
Paul Smith Jnr won a six rounder to move to 37-6, whilst brother Callum took one too many shots before dispatching of hardened Argentinian Cesar Reynoso in six.
Prior to the main event, Scott Fitzgerald moved to 3-0 with an early stoppage