Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Lyon Woodstock Captures WBO Euro, Tommy Langford Wins

By Chris Glover

Leeds - Lyon Woodstock (10-0, 5 KOs) picked up the WBO European title after a hard fought explosive Unanimous Decision victory over Craig Poxton (13-5).

The clash between Lyon Woodstock and Craig Poxton became an explosive affair from the off set.

The contest, which showcased the Midlands Area Champion take on the Southern Area Champion, saw Poxton cut badly in the second round as the pair refused to take a backward step early on.

boxing

Woodstock began to stamp his authority on the contest as the fight progressed, switching up styles and landing the cleaner shots. Poxton continued to press however, showing why he is Central Area Champion.

The brave Poxton continued to press and had some solid success during the mid rounds. Woodstock looked to land telling power shots and counters which he did effectively.

As the fight entered the latter stages the pressure was still coming from Poxton, but it was Woodstock landing the more eye catching work.

In what was another cracker of a trade fight, the pair continued to go to war in the final round. The pair embraced as the final bell went in what was a fight that many would pay to see again.

Woodstock picked up the unanimous decision victory, as the contest was scored 98-93, 97-95, 97-93 all in favour of the brash Leicester Super Featherweight.

Earlier in the card, British Champion Tommy Langford (19-1, 6 KOs) bounced back from his first career defeat, as he laboured to a 60-53 over durable Spaniard Miguel Aguilar (11-37). Langford will look to forward to much tougher tests in the coming months.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Jarrell Miller: Could Be An 'Early Night' for Wilder or Ortiz Golovkin's Promoter Details How Canelo Rematch Was Finalized Adonis Stevenson: Andre Ward is Playing Games, He's Not Retired Hatton: Mayweather-McGregor in MMA Makes Me F***ing Furious Zolani Tete: Belfast Fans Know I'm The Man To Beat Ryan Burnett Frank Warren Talks Anthony Yarde, Daniel Dubois York Hall Card Coldwell To Eubank Jr. - Beg Adam Booth To Take You Back! Porter: I Think Right Now Thurman is Better Than Errol Spence Bivol Aims To Use Some of Andre Ward's Tactics on Barrera How To Fix The 147-Pound Logjam Of Talent With a Tournament Gonzalez, Cintron, Vargas Wins Bouts in Kissimmee, Florida Hearn Open To Do Joshua-Wilder Twice - One in U.S., One in UK Robert Garcia: Mikey is Special Fighter Like Mayweather, Pacquiao Rances Barthelemy: I Want Mikey Garcia in My Next Fight Estrada: I'm Looking To Knock Sor Rungvisai Out, Leave No Doubt Lemieux vs. O'Sullivan on The Canelo-Golovkin Card? Sadam Ali vs. Liam Smith Deal Getting Close, Says Frank Warren Loeffler's 360 Promotions Club Series To Begin on March 27 Photos: Cuadras-Arroyo, Nietes-Reveco, Viloria-Dalakian Weights Photos: Sor Rungvisai, Estrada - Ready For Superfly War Juanma Lopez, Jayson Velez on Point at Final Pre-Fight Weigh-In Horn Suffers Camp Setback For Crawford After Robinson KO Andre Dirrell on Training With Virgil Hunter For Uzcategui Rematch Jermall Charlo vs. Hugo Centeno Pushed Back To April 21 Hobson Wants To Secure Eubank Jr. For Liam Cameron Bellew is Convinced That He Can Put Usyk To Sleep De La Hoya Sure Canelo-Golovkin Rematch Will End in Knockout Dale Evans Decides To Retire From Boxing Max Schmeling Gym Might Close, Culcay, Turchi-Nielsen, More Photos: Callum Smith, Nieky Holzken - Ready For WBSS Showdown Daniel Jacobs: Sulecki Will Fight, Not Try To Survive Like Arias Deontay Wilder on Luis Ortiz: Once a Cheat, Always a Cheat Charlo: I Don’t Give a Sh*t What Centeno Did; I'm No Aleem! Adonis Stevenson: Kovalev Not Ready, They Are Trying To Save Him Bellew Backs Callum Smith To Beat George Groves, Win Ali Trophy David Haye: If I Beat Tony Bellew and Struggle - I Will Retire Hearn: Eubank Jr. is a Star - But Any World Class Boxer Beats Him Robert Helenius Returns on March 17, Faces Yury Bykhovtsev Amir Khan: I Just Could Not Retire After The Canelo Loss Porter: Thurman Needs To Step Up - Stop Babying His Elbow!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement