Photos: Quigg, Salinas Battle To a Twelve Round Draw
O2 Arena (Millenium Dome), Greenwich, London - For the WBA super bantamweight title, a battle of unbeatens saw Scott Quigg (26-0-2, 19KOs) and Yoandris Salinas (20-0-1, 13KOs) fought to a twelve round majority draw. The scores were 114-114, 115-113 and 114-114.
Salinas controlled the action with his boxing ability but Quigg started pushing the tempo as the rounds played out and rallied hard in the final quarter as Salinas' nose was damaged. Some of the rounds were close, with Salinas doing the better work and Quigg landing the harder shots. Quigg changed the direction of the fight in the second half and really pushed the fight with combinations to the head and body in the final two rounds.