Undercard results from Titanic Centre, Belfast

WBN 05/11/2016

Philip Sutcliffe Jnr came through a ten-round battle with Chris Jenkins to take a 98-93 victory on points at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast.

The home fighter had Jenkins on the deck in the first round and just kept the deficit wide enough to inflict a second career loss on the Welshman.

In a welterweight battle of the undefeated, Tyrone McKenna 11-0-1 claimed bragging rights with a fifth round retirement of Sean Creagh. McKenna moved to 12-0-1 as Creagh dropped to 4-1.

Team Fury protege Con Sheehan remained undefeated with a hard-fought eight round points win at heavyweight, whilst Stephen Ormond halted Daniel Bazo in three rounds at welterweight as the 33 year-old returned from a shock loss to Zoltan Szabo in October.

Cruiserweight prospect Gary Sweeney eased to 3-0 with a punishing first round stoppage of Jarek Prusak before heavyweight Sean ‘Big Sexy’ Turner, now 9-0 as a pro, was forced to go the full six rounds against journeyman Ivica Perkovic to get the win.

James Tennyson put four rounds in against Rafael Castillo in preparation for an Irish title shot, whilst super-featherweight Declan Geraghty made light work of Khvicha Gigolashvili, taking just 33 seconds to triumph at the same weight.

Light Heavyweight Steven Ward made a successful debut by outscoring Merdjidin Yuseinov.