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Liam Walsh Knocks Jon Kays Out in Ten Rounds

By Mark Vester

At the Robin Park Centre in Wigan, Liam Walsh (11-0, 8KOs) retained his Commonwealth super featherweight title with a tenth round knockout of Jon Kays (13-2, 4KOs). Kays proved to be a tougher than expected opponent and did some good work in the middle rounds. He was badly hurt in the fourth round and went down. Walsh managed to hold on and even came back to stagger the champion in the eight. But, he started to fade as the fight continued. During the tenth round, Walsh landed a big hook to the body that sent Kays down to his knees. He was unable to beat the referee's count and the fight was waved off at 1:05.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by War-Robbo on 03-19-2011

[QUOTE=luke1979;10257308]Great effort by Kays, he could have knocked him down in the 8th if he had a bit more savy and spite in his punches. Respect to both guys for an entertaining and competitive fight, John Kays can now go…

Comment by luke1979 on 03-19-2011

Great effort by Kays, he could have knocked him down in the 8th if he had a bit more savy and spite in his punches. Respect to both guys for an entertaining and competitive fight, John Kays can now go…

Comment by War-Robbo on 03-19-2011

[QUOTE=mushahadeen;10257249]uh oh sergio will probably b calling him out next.[/QUOTE] I'm backing Liam :boxing:

Comment by mushahadeen on 03-19-2011

uh oh sergio will probably b calling him out next.

Comment by War-Robbo on 03-19-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;10257172]At the Robin Park Centre in Wigan, Liam Walsh (11-0, 8KOs) retained his Commonwealth super featherweight title with a tenth round knockout of Jon Kays (13-2, 4KOs). Kays proved to be a tougher than expected opponent and did some good…

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