Edwards Crowned WBC Champ/Walsh Retains British Title In London

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Charlie Edwards, 14-1-(6), scored a huge upset at the O2 in London on Saturday night by out-pointing champion Cristofer Rosales, 28-4-(19), over 12 rounds to claim the WBC flyweight title.

 

Edwards made an impressive start and built up an early lead, Rosales rallied late but Edwards stood firm to score a clear 118-110, 117-111 and 116-112 on all three judges cards.

 

Ryan Walsh retained his British featherweight title for the fifth time out-pointing Reece Bellotti over 12 rounds via split decision.

 

Walsh, who was never troubled, was judged the winner on two cards by scores of 116-112 twice while the third official somehow had Belloti the victor 116-113.

 

Belloti had his moments during the 12 rounds but the 32 year-old champ used his jab to good effect. Walsh wobbled Belloti in the ninth round but he bravely fought through it and made it to the final bell.

 

Ryan Walsh retained his British featherweight title for the fifth time at the 02 in London on Saturday, out-pointing Reece Bellotti over 12 rounds via split decision.

 

Walsh, who was never troubled, was judged the winner on two cards by scores of 116-112 twice while the third official somehow had Belloti the victor 116-113.

 

Belloti had his moments during the 12 rounds but the 32 year-old champ used his jab to good effect. Walsh wobbled Belloti in the ninth round but he bravely fought through it and made it to the final bell.

 

British heavyweight David Price, 23-6-(19), scored a fourth round stoppage win over fellow Briton Tom Little, 10-7-(3). Price shook up Little with a straight right hand in round four, forcing the referee to step in and stop the fight. Price desperately needed a win After losing his last two fights to Sergey Kuzmin and Alexander Povetkin.

 

Former world title challenger Carlos Takam returned with a win after losing to Dereck Chisora back in July by knocking out Senad Gashi after 1.40 of the seventh round. Gashi hit the canvas three times.

 

Other results

WBA International light heavyweight title Joshua Buatsi w pts 10 Renold Quinlan
middleweight Linus Udofia w pts 6 Pavol Garaj
heavyweight Fabio Wardley w pts 4 Phil Williams

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