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Photos: Kevin Mitchell, Burns, Bellew, Gavin Win Bouts

Previously undefeated John Murray gets shocked by Kevin Mitchell at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Mitchell returned after a 14-month layoff and wore Murray down and knocked him out in the eight round.

Ricky Burns of Scotland stopped Nicky Cook of Britain in first round of the championship bout. Cook suffered a freak back injury and because of that he was knocked down three times and his corner threw in the towel. Burns retained his WBO super featherweight title.

Tony Bellew won a twelve round decision over Ovill McKenzie to retain his Commonwealth light heavyweight title and won the vacant British light heavyweight title.

Frankie Gavin won a twelve round split decision over Curtis Woodhouse in their WBO intercontinental welterweight championship bout.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by dannnnn on 07-17-2011

[QUOTE=Adam Konitz;10852365]Cook won't be in tip-top health again. The issue won't improve, according to his doctor, who told him he would just have to get on with his life. So, after almost two years out, he tried to do just…

Comment by uoykcuf on 07-17-2011

Did Ricky Burns cherry-pick an opponent with a bad back? :nonono: Why hasn't Roman Martinez and Ricky Burns fought again?

Comment by *2TOUGH* on 07-17-2011

[quote=Adam Konitz;10852365][SIZE=7][B][I]Cook won't be in tip-top health again. The issue won't improve, according to his doctor, who told him he would just have to get on with his life. So, after almost two years out, he tried to do just…

Comment by VERILY on 07-17-2011

[QUOTE=Tomasio;10852339][SIZE="1"]That's right, he makes a living out of fighting & to continue fighting to make a living his health has to be 100% & he has to be in the best shape as possible..So if indeed he has a legit…

Comment by Tomasio on 07-17-2011

[QUOTE=Adam Konitz;10852287]Cook has a legit sciatic nerve issue. His only crime was trying to fight with it - fighting's his livelihood, though, so I can't blame him for trying. In fact, he showed a lot of balls in trying to…

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