Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Tony Bellew vs. David Haye Rematch - LIVE Results

By Chris Williamson

O2 Arena, London - Twenty-four year old Northern Irishman James Tennyson sensationally won the European and Commonwealth super-featherweight titles with a fifth round stoppage of Martin J Ward in a barnburner at London’s O2 arena.

Tennyson lost a British Featherweight title crack two years ago against Ryan Walsh but had been on a five fight winning streak coming into this challenge.

Ward started strongly and a beautiful left hook to the body at the end of the second floored Tennyson. Ward pressurised his man with the left hook in particular hurting Tennyson, the Northern Irishman’s nose bloodied by the third stanza.

The fourth round marked a shift in fortunes as a superbly timed right uppercut sent blood flying from the mouth of Ward.

The thrilling battle was all over in the fifth as a combination from Tennyson, punctuated by a right uppercut finished with Ward slumped on the canvas and referee Victor Loughlan waved the contest off at 2.24 of the fifth round.

Promoter Eddie Hearn described the win as “massive” and with Tennyson (now 22-2) ranked number 2 with the WBA the future looks bright for the young Belfast man.

linares-campbell (1)

Lightweight contender Luke Campbell boxed a useful tune up against the brave Troy James, stopping his man in the fifth round .

The southpaw former Olympic gold medal winner Campbell was having his first bout since a creditable decision loss to Jorge Linares in a world title challenge last September and hurt the squat but much heavier James repeatedly with left hand body shots, one of which floored the Coventry man at the end of round two.

A short right hook in fourth floored James before the referee decided he’d taken enough punishment, waving it off at two minutes and eighteen seconds into round five. Campbell is highly ranked with both the WBC and WBA and is likely to move onto an eliminator or world title shot later in the summer. 

Young Welsh southpaw light-heavyweight Kody Davies beat heavily tattooed Przemeyslaw Gorgon, knocking the Pole out with a body shot at the end of the first round. 

Unbeaten super featherweight Jordan Gill kicked off the big Bellew vs Haye II show with a six round decision win over Dubliner Carl McDonald. The referee scored it 60-54 and Gill, now 20-0 is likely to target some more meaningful matches. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Tommy Coyle: I Fight Because I Love it, But It's a Dangerous Game Sergio Martinez Still Aims To Return, Continues To Train Hard UK News: Brian Rose, Troy Williamson, Tyrone McKenna, More Pacquiao is Focused: We Can't Underestimate Adrien Broner Jarrell Miller Wants Anthony Joshua in April at Wembley Giving Thanks For a Boxing Dream Come True Pacquiao: I Think Fans Are Excited For Rematch With Mayweather Adonis Stevenson Hopes Pascal Wins, Not Impressed By Bivol David Lemieux: I Want Canelo Because I Know I Can Beat Him! Ellerbe: Broner Will Look To Defy The Odds, Shut Everyone Up Vijender Singh Inks Promotional Pact With Top Rank News: Christopher Diaz, Bryant Perrella, Tori Nelson, Luis Lebron Hearn: Hooker is The Standout at 140, I Want Defense in Dallas Broner: F*** The Money, I'm Not Just Coming To Get a Check Photos: Manny Pacquiao, Adrien Broner - Face To Face in NYC Broner: Pacquiao Ain't Fighting Floyd, I'm Gonna Beat His Ass! Photos: Canelo Grinding Hard For Rocky Fielding Title Clash Pacquiao Confirms He'll Work With Roach Again For Broner Bout Pacquiao Warns Broner: I've Learned To 'Problem Solve' in Politics Canelo on GGG Win: Nicest Feeling To Shut Mouths With Facts! Claressa Shields vs. Femke Hermans Set, December 8 on HBO Ganigan Lopez Tops Telemundo Card in Mexico City Yves Ngabu vs. Micki Nielsen Finalized For February 16, Belgium Nathan Gorman vs. Alex Leapai Set For Warrington-Frampton LIVE STREAM: Pacquiao vs. Broner - NYC Press Conference Bivol: Alvarez KO Of Kovalev Surprised Me, Favor Him In Rematch Ugas Confident of Winning WBC Belt - Surprising Porter, Critics Hurd: I Would Beat Both Charlos, Canelo and Golovkin! Joseph Parker: After Flores, Hopefully I'll Be Fighting in The UK BoxingScene.com's Television Pick of The Week - Nov. 19 Photos: Manny Pacquiao Hits New York For Broner Presser Kieran Smith Ready For Step Up in Class With Peter McDonagh WBC Prez: I Hope Golovkin vs. Charlo Eliminator Will Happen Frampton: Warrington is Made For Me - I'll Prove I'm Better Canelo Says His Coach Felt Fielding Was Perfect Foe at 168 Juan Francisco Estrada Year-End Ring Return Ruled Out Pascal Can Take Legacy To A New Level With Win Over Bivol De La Hoya: If I Train For 3 Months - I Can Get in With The Best! Claressa Shields: I'm The Greatest Woman of All-Time! Photos: David Lemieux, Yves Ulysse Presser For Canelo-Fielding
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement