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Sam Eggington beats 18-0 also-ran, aims to extend war run

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Sam Eggington overcame Przemyslaw Zysk despite tiring in the later rounds of the Sky headliner.

The Brummie, nicknamed “The Savage”, was on course for an early win before Zysk rallied.

Sam Eggington

A few dodgy rounds where Eggington looked tired paled into insignificance at the final bell. Judges favored the aggression of Eggington 119-109 [twice] and 117-111 on the cards.

Sam Eggington vs Zysk
Lawrence Lustig

Adam Azim, cheered on by Amir Khan, blew away Belgian no-hoper Anthony Loffet in 66 seconds.

Azim, clearly levels above Loffet who hadn’t faced anyone with a decent record, smashed through what he was up against.

Showing awesome speed, Azim had Sky Sports analysts gum-flapping about world titles. Even though Azim improves to 5-0, the hype needs to die down until he faces a solid opponent.

Adam Azim
Lawrence Lustig

Tyler Denny claimed the English middleweight title at the fourth attempt with a split decision win over River Wilson-Bent. Denny defeated the previously unbeaten Wilson-Bent after the pair shared a draw back in November.

Both men gave all for ten rounds, but it was Denny who wanted it that touch more. Judges at ringside Steve Gray scored it 96-94 to Wilson-Bent, while Terry O’Connor [97-93] and Kevin Parker [96-93] gave it to Denny.

New Boxxer signing Shakiel Thompson made a winning start on the platform. Thompson dominated Bartosz Glowacki over six rounds. Thompson won every round on referee Chris Dean’s scorecard to improve to 8-0.

The newest member of the women’s featherweight division, Olympic medal winner Karriss Artingstall, made a successful debut – as expected.

Artingstall had easily too much in her locker for Vaida Masiokaite and won every session of six.

Boxxer results from Coventry

In the night’s second fight, Hennessy star Aaron McKenna made it fifteen wins in a row as a professional. McKenna defeated Argentina’s David Benitez via TKO in precisely 100 seconds.

At the super lightweight limit, Cori Gibbs notched the 17th victory of his professional run. Gibbs dominated Carlos Perez throughout their eight-round contest.

Welterweight Kaisee Benjamin can now boast a 16-1-1 C.V. after a 60-55 win over Serge Ambomo.

Early action saw Edinburgh’s cruiserweight Scott Forrest move to 2-0 with a fourth-round stoppage of Croatia’s Toni Visic.

In the floater, Dylan Cheema beat Stu Greener.

WBN Editor Phil has over ten years of boxing news experience. Follow World Boxing News on Facebook @officialworldboxingnews and Twitter @worldboxingnews.