Newcastle Arena, Newcastle - For the WBO middleweight title, Savannah Marshall (11-0, 9 KOs) battered a game and previously unbeaten Lolita Muzeya (16-1, 8 KOs) for a two round stoppage. (photos by Lawrence Lustig)
The fight started at a very quick pace, with Muzeya taking the fight to Marshall. They were fighting toe to toe on the inside. Marshall was landing solid shots when there was distance, with Muzeya taking them well. By the end of the round, Muzeya looked tired.
They went back to war in the second, as Muzeya went right back after Marshall with a high volume of punches. Marshall was landing the harder shots. At the end of the round, Marshall began battering a tired Muzeya with heavy punches until the referee jumped in to wave off the fight.