Undisputed women’s lightweight champion Katie Taylor (17-0, 6 KOs) retained her WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO world titles with a one-sided ten round unanimous decision over Miriam Gutierrez (13-1, 5 KOs) on Saturday night at the SSE Arena in London. Taylor dropped Gutierrez at the end of round four, but was forced to go the full ten. Scores were 100-89, 100-90, 99-91.
WBC women’s super featherweight champion Terri Harper (11-0-1, 6 KOs) successfully defended her world title with a ninth round TKO against Katharina Thanderz (13-1, 2 KOs). The bout was waved off by the referee at 1:12. Mercy stoppage.
Rachel Ball (7-1, 0 KOs) outpointed late sub Jorgelina Guanini (9-2-2, 1 KO) to claim the vacant WBA woman’s interim super bantamweight title. Scores were 99-91, 99-91, 99-92. Guanini failed to fake weight, but Ball was eligible to win the title.
Unbeaten super middleweight “Little Lever’s Meat Cleaver” Jack Cullen (19-2-1, 9 KOs) outworked previously unbeaten John Docherty (9-1, 7 KOs) in an eliminator for the British title. Docherty was credited with a knockdown in round one. Scores were 96-94, 96-94, 95-94.
Bantamweight Kash Farooq (14-1, 6 KOs) scored a one-sided ten round unanimous decision against Angel Aviles (20-6-1, 6 KOs). Scores were 99-91, 100-91, 100-90.
Light heavyweight Thomas Whittaker-Hart (5-0, 2 KOs) outpointed Jermaine Springer (7-2, 1 KO) 79-74 in an eight round contest.