This one was uppercut metropolis.
Former Commonwealth mild heavyweight champion Lyndon Arthur returned to motion with a stay-busy sixth-round stoppage of Argentina’s Walter Sequeira on the Bolton Whites Resort in Bolton, England, on Saturday.
The 31-year-old Arthur scored two knockdowns off the precise uppercut in Spherical 3 and the customer was on borrowed time thereafter. Arthur went via the motions for the rest of the bout, however one other jolting proper uppercut within the sixth prompted referee Bob Williams to halt the motion.
There was six kilos between the fighters on the official weigh in for this scheduled eight rounder (183 Arthur and 177 Sequeira), however it actually seemed just like the pair had been separated by two divisions. Arthur was huge by comparability.
For essentially the most half, Sequeira discovered himself on the top of regular jab though the customer did have some success when he lets his fingers go. Nonetheless, after being admonished by coach Pat Barrett, Arthur jumped up a few gears and took management. It was simple work from that time on.
The 31-year-old Arthur (19-1, 13 KOs) was returning to motion for the primary time since dropping his unbeaten file to countryman Anthony Yarde through fourth-round stoppage. One 12 months earlier, the 31-year-old had crushed Yarde on factors, however he was fully overwhelmed within the rematch.
Sequeira drops to 25-10-1 (17 KOs).
The combat of the night time was a British light-weight championship combat between Welshmen.
Gavin Gwynne (15-2-1, 3 KOs) retained the distinguished title by advantage of a 12-round majority resolution draw over Craig Woodruff. One choose scored the bout 116-113 for Gwynne, however was overruled by two tallies of 114-114.
Each males coated themselves in glory by participating in a fierce battle from begin to end. Woodruff (12-6-1, 4 KOs) initially boxed off the backfoot and employed some good switch-hitting ways, however he was solely too blissful interact because the combat wore on.
A rematch seems like a pure.
At junior middleweight, unbeaten Troy Williamson (19-0-1, 13 KOs) stopped Argentina’s David Benitez in six rounds.
Williamson did what he needed to do with a comparatively ho-hum efficiency, however the excellent news for U.Okay. followers is that he’ll now conflict with countryman Josh Kelly in a British junior middleweight title protection.