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 Last update:  2/26/2012       Read more by Boxing Clever         
   
McAllister Says Injured Arm Led To Quitting After Seven
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Outclassed Scotsman Lee McAllister suffered an anti-climactic defeat in his European light-welterweight challenge against unbeaten Russian Denis Shafikov.

Fighting on home turf in Aberdeen, McAllister was quickly reminded of the size of the task facing him as Shafikov dominated throughout.

And his task was further undermined by a hand injury which prompted McAllister to quit after seven rounds.

McAllister was a real underdog going into the bout but made a solid start in the opening round. However, the champion was soon asserting himself, landing with regularity and spearing the Scot with occasional power shots.

Shafikov's work was more industrious, commanding and punishing and McAllister's demeanour quickly became dispirited.

He held a clear height and reach advantage but could not keep the Russian off, instead being bullied around the squared circle and kept on the ropes.

Roared on by a partisan crowd at the Aberdeen Exhibition Centre, he shook off a lot of punishment - including an apparent hand injury - before calling it a night.

As the bell rang to restart the action the Scot got off his stool but, shaking his head, went straight to Shafikov to congratulate him on his win.

"I thought I was boxing well but, by losing my jab, it was all over. When I hit him with my left I got shooting pains," said McAllister. "He boxed well - it was a good night of boxing. It was the biggest fight of my career and it's been overshadowed by a bad hand."

Tags: Denis Shafikov , Lee McAllister , Shafikov-McAllister , Shafikov vs McAllister


 

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