WBF World Interim JNR Welterweight Title

Josh King (14-3) fought Charlie King (18-4) for the WBF interim world welterweight title. The fight was scheduled for ten rounds. King started the fight fast looking to get on the inside of Charlies long jab. Despite Charlies Height and reach advantage he never really managed to keep Josh away for the duration of the fight.

In the third round Charlie was cut over the left eye by a punch. In the 4th the doctor was called to take a look and he ruled the fight could continue. Josh continued to pressure Charlie and had him badly shaken in the 7th at which point Charlie’s corner man, Steve Deller, threw in the towel to signify to referee Tony Kettlewell that he’d seen enough.

Time of stoppage was 2.17. Up to that point, Judge Adam Height had the fight 60-54 for Josh and judges Adrian Cairns and John Hogg both saw the fight 59-55 for Josh.

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