Smith v Eggington / Fowler v Fitzgerald – Results from Liverpool
Liam Smith got the better if Sam Egginton for the vast majority of the contest before finishing the fight in the fifth.
In a largely underwhelming main event, Smith powered through ‘The Savage’ until the referee stepped in.
ANTHONY FOWLER V SCOTT FITZGERALD
Anthony Fowler suffered a costly final round knockdown as the Liverpool man lost for the first time in his career again Scott Fitzgerald.
Fowler had the better of the first half of the fight, but ‘The Mad Man’ came on strong in the second half.
Enjoying a good ninth session, Fowler looked on his way to a tight points win until Fitzgerald dropped him in the last round of ten.
On the cards, Fitzgerald took it 95-94, 95-94 and 94-96 via split decision.
DAVID PRICE v KASH ALI
David Price moved closer to bigger domestic fights after scoring a win over Kash Ali in astounding circumstances.
Price was on top for four rounds. When tiring in the fifth, both fighters had their moments.
Clearly slowing down, an exchange led to the pair hitting the canvas together.
When down, Ali shockingly took a bite at the stomach of Price to get himself thrown out.
Ali suffered his first loss as Peice moves on to a certain step-up.
JOE HUGHES v ROBBIE DAVIES Jr.
Robbie Davies Jr. added the European title to his British super-lightweight belt in a closely-fought scrap with Joe Hughes.
Davies came from behind in the later stages to nick the fight 115-113, 115-114 with two judges.
A third scoring 118-110 for Davies clearly had an off night.
PHILLIP BOWES v TOM FARRELL
Phillip Bowes successfully defended his Commonwealth super-lightweight title with a decisive decision triumph over Tom Farrell.
Bowes claimed a 118-110, 118-111 and 117-112 win with judges to keep his belt.
CRAIG GLOVER v VACLAV PEJSAR
Vaclav Pejsar stunned the Liverpool crowd with a second round stoppage victory over Craig Glover.
Pejsar dropped the home fighter in the first. Glover was floored again in the second before the job was done.
Glover lost for the second time in eleven contests. Pejsar improves to 15-7.
PAUL BUTLER v FADHILI MAJIHA
Former world champion Paul Butler was made to work for a points win. The World Boxing Super Series reserve won 58-56 as Butler warmed up for sterner tests.
GED CARROLL v DES NEWTON
Ged Carroll defeated Des Newton via pointed decision. Getting a good six rounds in the bank. 59-54.
Also on the card, Natasha Jonas banked a six round points win.