By Ken Hissner: On the Manchester Enviornment Saturday over ESPN+ Frank Warren within the Most important Occasion offered Joe “Juggernaut” Joyce knocked out former WBO Heavyweight champion Joseph Parker in 11 rounds for the vacant WBO Interim World title.
Within the co-feature WBC, WBO and IBO Featherweight champion Amanda “The Actual Deal” Serrano in a unification match, simply defeated a sport IBF world Featherweight champion Sara Manfoud by determination.
Within the Most important Occasion Joe “Juggernaut” Joyce, 15-0 (14), #271 ¼, of Putney, London, UK, knocked out former WBO champ Joseph Parker, 30-2 (21), #255 ¼, of South Auckland, NZ, and Morecambe, UK, at 1:03 of the eleventh spherical of a scheduled 12 for the vacant WBO Interim heavyweight title.
Within the third spherical, Joyce had Parker damage and out on his toes with a flurry of punches. Within the seventh spherical, Joyce drove Parker into the ropes within the remaining minute.
Within the eighth spherical, Parker suffered a minimize left eyebrow and was checked between rounds by the referee Steve Grey. Within the tenth spherical, Parker was minimize on the appropriate eyebrow however managed to win the spherical. He tried combating again, with each fighters wanting close to exhaustion. Within the eleventh spherical, a left hook from Joyce on the chin and down went Parker. He tried beating the rely of referee Grey, but it surely was waved off as he bought to his toes.
Within the co-feature WBC, WBO and IBO world Feather champ southpaw Amanda “The Actual Deal” Serrano, 43-2-1 (30), 124 ½, of PR and Brooklyn, NY, defeated IBF World Feather champion Sara Manfoud, 11-1 (3), #124 ½, of Hilleroed, Denmark, over 10×2 rounds.
Within the first spherical, Serrano managed the spherical, backing up Manfoud, and touchdown efficient jabs. Within the second spherical, a conflict of heads triggered a minimize on the highest of the top of Manfoud in one other spherical for Serrano. Within the third, realizing the struggle could possibly be stopped as a result of minimize Manfoud fought again higher although nonetheless a Serrano spherical.
Within the fourth and fifth rounds, Serrano continued coming ahead out working the sport Manfoud. Within the sixth spherical, Manfoud landed a lead proper on a number of events, probably taking a detailed spherical. Within the seventh spherical, Serrano was touchdown extra energy punches than beforehand simply taking the spherical.
Within the eighth spherical, it was shut, with Manfoud realizing it could take a knockout to win whereas Serrano received one other spherical. Within the ninth spherical, it was shut, with Manfoud touchdown her greatest punch, a proper on the chin within the closing seconds, ok to take the spherical.
Within the tenth and remaining spherical, it was an excellent one, with Manfoud touchdown a strong proper on the midway level however Serrano appeared to safe one other win. Referee Mark Lyson had a straightforward evening with out one clinch from these boxers.
Scores had been 99-92 and 97-93 twice, with this author 98-92.
IBO World Tremendous Feather champ Michael Magnesi, 21-1 (13), #129, of Cave, Lazio, IT, misplaced by break up determination to southpaw Anthony “The Apache” Cacace, 20-1 (7), #129 ½, of Belfast, No. IRE, over 12 rounds.
Within the first spherical, Magnesi, who’s on an 8-fight knockout streak, was the aggressor getting the higher of the taller Cacace, who hasn’t fought for over a 12 months. Within the second and third rounds, Cacace had an edge. Within the fifth spherical, a conflict of heads triggered a minimize on the left eyelid of Cacace.
From the sixth by way of the ninth Cacace had an edge shifting properly towards the oncoming Magnesi. Within the tenth and eleventh rounds, Cacace does his share of clinching haven’t not fought in over a 12 months although nonetheless seemingly having an general edge. Within the twelfth and remaining spherical, Magnesi received the spherical towards the fatigued Cacace. The referee was Michael Alexander.
Scores 116-112 for every and 117-111 Cacace.
British, Commonwealth, and IBF Euro champ Welter champ Ekow “The Engine” Essuman, 18-0 (7), #146 ¼, of Botswana and Nottingham, UK, defeated Samuel “True Sensation” Antwi, 14-1 (6), #145 ½, of Stockwell, London, UK, over 12 rounds.
Within the first three rounds, all shut, with Antwi taking two of them. From the fourth by way of the sixth rounds, Essuman outworked Antwi, who was the aggressor.
Within the seventh spherical, Essuman rocked Antwi midway by way of the spherical, having him towards the ropes for half a minute. Within the eleventh and twelfth Antwi completed stronger however not sufficient to take the win. The referee was Victor Loughlin.
Scores had been 115-113, 117-112, and 116-112, as did this author.
IBO Worldwide Center champ Nathan “Hitman” Heaney, 16-0 (6), #160, of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK, received by technical determination over Jack “Quiet Storm” Flatley, 19-3-1 (4), #159 ¼, of Bolton, Lancashire, UK, into the fifth spherical of a scheduled ten rounds.
Within the first three rounds, Heaney had an edge however was struggling swelling exterior the left eye. Within the fifth spherical, as a consequence of a conflict of heads when Flatley got here ahead into the top of Heaney, inflicting a nasty minimize on his proper eyebrow bringing within the ring doctor stopping the struggle. They needed to go to the scorecards. The referee was Steve Grey.
Scores 49-46 twice and 50-45 and 49-46 this author.
Raven “The Omen” Chapman, 4-0 (0), #125 ¼, of Wycombe, UK, defeated former IBF World Tremendous Fly champ Jorgelina “Jota” Guanini, 10-5 (2), #124, of Necochea, Bueno Aires, ARG, over 8×2 rounds for vacant WBC Worldwide Featherweight title.
Within the second spherical, Chapman rocked Guanini with a proper on the chin, virtually dropping her 30 seconds into the spherical, and will have been scored a knockdown by Referee Victor Loughlin for her one glove touched the canvas proven on replay. Within the fourth and fifth rounds, Guanini got here again properly sufficient in even rounds.
Within the sixth by way of the eighth rounds, it was very aggressive, with Chapman having the sting being the stronger of the 2.
Scores 79-73, 77-75, and 78-74, similar with this author.
Tremendous Center Mark “Child Dynamite” Heffron, 29-2-1 (23), #169 ½, of Oldham, Lancshire, UK, stopped Martin Bulacio, 10-7 (7), #168, of Sacanta, Cordoba, ARG, at 1:15 of the primary spherical of a scheduled eight rounds.
Within the first spherical, Heffron landed a proper adopted by a left, hurting Bulacio and placing him towards the ropes. He adopted with a mixture, and Referee Mike Alexander correctly known as a halt.