Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Nathan Gorman Easily Decisions Kevin Johnson Over Ten

By Elliot Foster

Leicester Arena, Leicester - Heavyweight contender Nathan Gorman (16-0, 11 KOs) continued the push for a domestic showdown with Daniel Dubois with a ten round unanimous decision over late replacement Kevin Johnson (34-13-1, 18 KOs).

The sole score was 100-90 from the referee.

Johnson is not easily stopped and went the distance with Dubois back in October of last year.

Gorman was coming off a decision win over Razvan Cojanu, who Dubois easily knocked out a fight later.

gorman-hatton

In a plodding type of affair, Gorman was just busier and doing more work. Johnson was not very active, looked really slow and was played defense for most of the fight.

Gorman had a very tough time landing clean punches with Johnson using his big shoulders to deflect and holding up his gloves high.

In the main event, Sam Bowen (15-0, 11 KOs) stopped Jordan McCorry (17-5) in nine rounds to retain the British super featherweight title. McCorry was deducted two points in the contest.

Sam Maxwell came up with the finish of all finishes to secure his first title.

The 30-year-old Commonwealth Games bronze medallist had to go through hell and high water to win the vacant WBO European super-lightweight title.

Maxwell was forced to the canvas in the opening round, but stopped Sabri Sediri in the final round of 10 at the Morningside Arena in Leicester, exclusively live on BT Sport.

He seemed to have had a pre-fight stress hangover as he was originally set to face Spain’s Kelvin Dotel before facing a fight week switch to the Frenchman.

‘Super’ Sam saw the canvas again in the second round against the heavy-handed, unorthodox puncher who brought an undefeated record to the ring.

It was gruelling throughout and Maxwell walked away with a damaged nose and an injury to his left eye, but he will care not a jot as, with 14 seconds remaining in the fight, he threw a chopping right hand which laid out his foe.

Sediri, to his credit, rose to his feet but staggered into the ropes and left the referee Steve Gray with no choice but to call a halt to the contest.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ray* on 03-25-2019

[QUOTE=BigZ44;19611174]You mean Kingpin just came to survive and did nothing for 10 rounds??? I'M SHOCKED!!!!!!![/QUOTE] Lol. Even in his prime that was his usual gameplan. Survive, don't get KO and thats his victory.

Comment by giant_king on 03-25-2019

Sooner or later these two young man Daniel an gorman going to have to leave there mothers nest and take some risk and fight some real men.its the only way they'll get that real experience

Comment by GlassJoey on 03-23-2019

[QUOTE=Oldskoolg;19611139]Maxwell has already stolen the show.....that last round ko were dead good![/QUOTE] That fight was definitely the highlight of both bt and sky

Comment by Boksfan on 03-23-2019

Johnson took this fight on 2 days notice, gives you an idea how good of a prospect that fat bald guy is.

Comment by P4Pdunny on 03-23-2019

Johnson is a waste of space

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (12)
Top Headlines Jazza Dickens Stops Ramadhan, Mandatory ForLeigh Wood Devin Haney Nears Deal with Matchroom Boxing and DAZN Danny Garcia vs. Adrian Granados: CompuBox Historical Review Amir Imam Sues Don King, Claims Fraud and Deceptive Practices Joe Cordina Drops Andy Townend Three Times For TKO in Sixth Crawford vs. Khan - CompuBox Historical Review Frank Galarza: Once I Beat Adames, I’ll Deserve A Title Shot Diaz: Shakur Stevenson Will Realize He Made a Mistake Picking Me Teofimo Lopez: If Khan Stays Composed, Could Be a Great Fight Relikh: No Doubt in My Mind That I'll Beat Regis Prograis Dusty Harrison Wants To Keep The Momentum Going Charr: I Can Prove That I'm Clean, I Want The Joshua Shot Erick Ituarte Showed No Signs of Rust in Dominant Win Granados: Ready To Rip Door Off Hinges, Opportunity Knocking Verdejo Admits That He Must Impress: There is No Tomorrow Danny Garcia: I Will Remind The World That I'm The Best at 147 Shakur Stevenson: My Fight Should Be Co-Main Event, Not Teofimo Khan: I'm Written Off More For Crawford Fight Than Canelo Fight Daily Bread Mailbag: Lomachenko, Munguia-Hogan, Shields Senad Gashi Promises To Wage War With Derek Chisora Dave Allen: Zero Chance That Lucas Browne Knocks Me Out! Roach: Crawford is a More Complete Fighter Than Lomachenko Crawford's Coach: Even Hunter is Not Confident in Khan Winning Frank Galarza Vows To Shock Carlos Adames on Crawford-Khan Danny Garcia vs. Adrian Granados: Bargain Alternative Wilder: Tyson Fury Don't Want To Feel My Power No More! Malignaggi: After Lobov is in a Coma, McGregor Will Want To Fight Lopez: I'm Confident in Beating Loma, I Know What I Can Do Jarrell Miller: I Messed Up, I Made a Bad Call, I'm Owning Up To It Khan: I Took The Crawford Fight Because I Know I Can Win Jarrell Miller Fails Third Drug Test, With EPO in His System Photos: Brandon Figueroa, Yonfrez Parejo - On Point To Fight Photos: Andy Ruiz, Alexander Dimitrenko - Set For Battle Photos: Felix Verdejo, Bryan Vasquez - Set For WBA Title Fight Photos: Shakur Stevenson, Christopher Diaz - Ready For Battle Photos: Teofimo Lopez, Edis Tatli - Set For Showdown Photos: Terence Crawford, Amir Khan - Ready For MSG War Photos: Danny Garcia, Adrian Granados - Get Tense at Weigh-In Terence Crawford-Amir Khan Weigh-In Results From MSG PBC on FOX Weights: Danny Garcia 146.8, Adrian Granados 146
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement