Heffron returns with comfortable points win

Mark Heffron put his British title defeat to Liam Williams behind him as he cruised to a 60-54 points victory over Serge Ambomo.

Heffron suffered the tenth-round stoppage loss on the Warrington-Frampton card at the Manchester Arena in December but there was no sign of a hangover in his hometown of Oldham.

The middleweight controlled the contest from the onset, dictating with a strong jab which allowed him to judge the distance well.

As the bout progressed, ‘Kid Dynamite’ utilised the right hand to wear down Ambomo, catching him with a straight one to the midriff in round two.

The 27-year-old targeted the body in the mid rounds but the Cameroonian native managed to suck up the shots from a range of angles.

However, in the fifth, Heffron connected with two powerful right hands to the head which slightly rocked his opponent.

The home fighter looked for the knockout but the durable Ambomo survived to see the final bell and fell to the referee’s scorecards.

 

Eubanks rule in Oldham

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Sebastian Eubank put on a boxing masterclass for the entertained crowd as he secured his second professional win, beating Remigijus Ziausys 40-36 on the referee’s scorecard.

The son of former WBO middleweight king Chris Eubank, used his skilful footwork to allow his shots to come from impressive angles throughout.

In the first, the Brighton fighter mixed well from head to body against an opponent who would not deter from his march forward guard style.

Eubank then changed his stance and sat back to use his snappy jab as Ziausys was clearly being outclassed.

In the final round, the Cruiserweight attacked the body wanting his first knockout with a couple of straight lefts before he was declared the winner.

Gardner finds the stoppage

Kane Gardner gained the only knockout of the night after he took out Lee Hallet in the fourth round to delight the Lancashire faithful.

‘Sugar Kane’ was dangerous from the start using his good jab to set up a right hands to warn his London opponent.

When Gardner throw a series of combinations in the third it looked like the bout was at an end, but Hallett did well to last.

The Beswick man was relentless in his pursuit for his fifth professional knockout and it came with only seconds left in the fourth after he unloaded a serious of destructive body blows.

Other results:

Marc Leach 60-54 Khvicha Gigolashvili

Aqib Fiaz 40-36 Ibrar Riyaz

Jack Kilgannon 60-54 Geraint Goodridge

Jake James 38-37 Ben Fields