Cash, Bellotti, ‘Spider’ Richards and Ward win at Copper Box
Ryder v Sirotkin – Early undercard results from Copper Box Arena
Felix Cash desperately tried to knock out Stephen Danyo but the latter was on a mission to survive.
Cash’s high work rate showed a clear difference between the two fighters and was becoming more aggressive as the rounds went on.
In round eight, Cash delivered a clear low blow to Danyo and continued an onslaught to try and force the stoppage he wasn’t getting.
Danyo didn’t give up but he also wasn’t trying hard enough and Cash won the fight on all judges scorecards 100-90.
The talented Reece Bellotti appeared swift in his return against Brayan Mairena.
Throwing hooks to the body of the Nicaraguan, Bellotti was easily gaining the upper hand.
An overhand right late in the third round from Bellotti unbalanced Mairena.
‘Bomber’ broke down the sturdy Mairena with continued success and won via points 59-55.
Craig Richards let out his frustration on late replacement Michal Ludwiczak.
Richards scored a knockdown in the first round which could have been ruled a slip.
The 2nd round was a display of ‘Spider’’s power as he knocked him down with a short left and hunted him down with a straight right to finish the fight.
Wardy is back and he means business! Showing a new and improved form, Martin J Ward was a much sharper tool than Mohammed Kambuluta.
Ward rolled with Kambuluta’s shots and countered with a right hand to edge the fight in his favour. A tired Kambuluta took a short left hook and stayed down in the second round.
Charlie Duffield went the distance for the first time in his eighth contest against Josip Perkovic.
The bout proceeded with caution until Duffield warmed into the fight and let his hands go, drawing blood on the face of Perkovic.
Duffield appeared troubled in the 3rd momentarily but stayed on his feet and fired back to win a 40-36 points victory.
Louie Lynn opened the show with sweeping successive hooks and flashy speed to outbox Rafael Castillo.
Knocking Castillo down twice in the 2nd, Lynn scored one more in the 3rd. The ref then called an end to the contest at 1:53 in Lynn’s favour.
In a floater, George Fox continued from where he left off on his professional debut, measuring his jab and finding angles to easily hit Igor Mihaljevic.
Remaining calm and calculated at all times, Fox outpointed Igor Mihaljevic by 40-36.
Chandler Waller is a staff writer for World Boxing News. Follow Chandler on Twitter @ChandlerWaller