Former WBO super welterweight word champion Liam “Beefy” Smith (30-3-1, 17 KOs) stopped 2016 Olympian Anthony Fowler (15-2, 12 KOs) in round eight on Saturday night at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. Smith dropped Fowler in round five and floored him again in round eight to end it.
In an all-out war, super welterweight Troy Williamson (17-0-1, 13 KOs) scored a spectacular tenth round KO over Ted Cheeseman (17-3-1, 10 KOs) to claim the British title. Brutal fight ended by a vicious left hook.
Female bantamweight Jamie Mitchell (7-0-2, 4 KOs) outpointed Shannon Courtenay (7-2, 3 KOs) over ten rounds by majority decision 97-93, 96-94, 95-95 to claim the vacant WBA bantamweight world title. Courtenay lost the title on the scale on Friday, explaining the situation on social media. “We were on weight and ready to go yesterday and then last night unexpectedly my menstrual cycle started which for obvious reasons makes a woman gain weight.”