Conlan edges Baluta, remains unbeaten

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Unbeaten WBO #1, WBA #8 bantamweight Michael “Mick” Conlan (15-0, 8 KOs) scored a twelve round majority decision over Ionut Baluta (14-3, 3 KOs) on Friday night at York Hall in London. Conlan, making his junior featherweight debut, had his hands full with Baluta. Scores were 114-114 and 115-114, 117-112 for Conlan.

In a British title eliminator between unbeaten super welterweights, Troy Williamson (16-0-1, 12 KOs) scored a sixth round KO over Kieran Smith (16-1, 7 KOs). A barrage of punches put Smith down for several minutes. Time was 1:28.

Super lightweight Ryan Garner (10-0, 6 KOs) outclassed Jordan Ellison (11-33-2, 1 KO) over six. Garner suffered a cut from a punch midway, but still cruised to a 60-54 win.

Super welterweight Joshua Frankham (3-0, 0 KOs) outpointed Naeem Ali (2-67-1, 1 KO) over four 40-36.

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  • Looks like Joshua Frankham’s team tried their best to get their guy a KO against a guy 2-67-1.

      • A good opponent for Anthony Mundines comeback. International experience- true veteran, never been stopped. What happens when the Machine meets Mr Unstoppable.

    • 2-67-1, and he started his career on 10-14-2017. So….70 fights in 43 months??? A lot of undefeated opponents on his record as well. The makings of a tomato can legend here. Would be funny to see this guy lead the “Ali” chant with the crowd like Muhammad Ali used to do?

    • I saw him live and he was pretty exciting. Not a world beater but definitely not unimpressive. I mean he’s a professional athlete and we aren’t but we can always complain like big Jake above.

  • mike conlan has great movement id like to see a showdown between 2 pack shakur. conlas got alot of pull even in ny. gimmie the maloneys anyday though.

  • I just dont get the interest in Conlan at all. He’s just not really good. Hes had time to mature… fill out…. settle into his punches… etc. Its not gonna happen.

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