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Frankie Gavin pushed hard by Renald Garrido in tight win

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Frenchman Renald Garrido once again proved to be a tough nut to crack as the entertaining ‘Lion’ gave Frankie Gavin a scare or two.

Garrido, who holds a victory over Bradley Saunders, was never unfazed by facing the former world amateur champion and went the full eight rounds with Gavin.

Ultimately, the pair were only separated by a couple of points as the home fighter won 77-75 to take the spoils.

Birmingham results

Josh Kelly continued his impressive start in the pro ranks with a fourth-round stoppage of Jony Vina.

Kelly showed why there’s so much about his career as the 23-year-old pushed to 2-0 with promoter Eddie Hearn.

In a battle for the Midlands super welterweight title over ten rounds, Adam Harper claimed the spoils in a fiercely fought struggle with Ryan Kelly.

Harper earned a 97-95 decision with referee Shaun Messer to make it a perfect eight wins from eight starts.

Jordan Clayton squeezed to 6-0 with a four-round nod over Nick Golubs. The pair engaged in a war in which the 23-year-old took by the narrowest of margins, 39-38.

At middleweight, Kieron Conway shut out Jan Balog to push it to 3-0, while Aaron Lovell did likewise against Liam Richards to improve his CV to 2-0.

Charlie Williams suffered the first blemish of his seven-fight pro career when held to a draw against nine-loss Josh Thorne before Cori Gibbs took every round from Ahmed Ibrahim on his way to an eleventh straight victory.

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