Chantelle Cameron lands a left on Jessica McCaskill’s chin. (Photograph by Francois Nel/Getty Pictures)
Chantelle Cameron placed on the boxing efficiency of her profession in opposition to Jessica McCaskill, scoring a hard-earned 10-round unanimous resolution over the reigning undisputed welterweight champ on the Dmitry Bivol-Gilberto Ramirez undercard on Saturday in Abu Dhabi.
Cameron (17-0, 8 KOs), who defended the undisputed junior welterweight championship with an excellent mix of boxing from a distance and sharpshooting when in shut, gained by scores of 97-93 and 96-94 (twice).
The 31-year-old Englishwoman (from Northampton) had the faster palms, the cleaner approach and the higher protection. She neutralized a lot of McCaskill’s awkward aggression through the early rounds by controlling the gap with stiff jabs and lateral motion and by beating the more durable hitter to the punch when in shut, nevertheless, the 38-year-old Chicagoan remained a risk all through the fast-paced bout attributable to her world-class expertise and punching energy.
McCaskill (12-3, 5 KOs) appeared off-balance and a bit bewildered through the first half of the bout however step by step climbed her approach into the struggle and mounted a tough rally over the ultimate three rounds, which noticed her land arduous and damaging punches to Cameron’s face. Nevertheless, Cameron remained aggressive even throughout probably the most heated exchanges.