At Falls Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, before a large crowd of 10,000 Friday over ESPN+ promoter Jamie Conlan (Conlan Boxing) presented in the Main Event IBO Super Middleweight champion and ranked No. 4 by the WBA Padraig ‘The Hammer’ McCrory defeated Steed “The Stallion” Woodal scoring the lone knockdown for the WBA Continental title.
In the Main Event IBO Super Middle champ ranked No. 4 by the WBA Padraig ‘The Hammer’ McCrory, 18-0 (9), #167 ½, of Belfast, IRE, UK, defeated Steed “The Stallion” Woodall, 18-2-1 (11), #167, of Birmingham, UK, over 10 rounds, for the WBA Continental title.
In the first rounds final minute McCrory scored well having the fans cheering as he won the round. In the second rounds halfway point Woodall hurt McCrory with a left hook on the chin. He took the round. In the third and fourth rounds it was competitive with McCrory outworking Woodall for the most part.
In the fifth round McCrory rocked Woodall with a right hand a minute into the round but suffered a cut on his right eyebrow from a clash of heads. In the sixth rounds final minute a left hook rocked Woodall drawing blood from his nose being driven back into the ropes.
In the eighth round McCrory had swelling under his right eye at the start. Midway a right from McCrory on the chin knocked Woodall off balance with a glove touching the canvas being ruled a knockdown by referee Mark Bates.
In the ninth rounds final minute Woodall rocked McCrory with a right on the chin taking the round. In the tenth and final round both fighters were near exhaustion as it ended in another close round.
Scores were 96-93 both and 98-92 with 97-92 KH.
In the co-Main Event WBO Euro Super Light champ southpaw Sean ‘The Public Nuisance’ McComb, 17-1 (5), #139 ½, of Belfast, No. Ireland, UK, defeated Alejandro Moya, 17-2 (10), #139 ½, of Viladecans, Cataluna, SP, over 10 rounds.
In the first two rounds McComb used the ring well countering Moya. In the fourth round McComb had the fans cheering with half a dozen unanswered punches. In the fifth round McComb ended the final minute with his back to the ropes still out landing Moya.
In the sixth round the action was good as Moya drew blood from the nose of McComb though not doing enough to take a round yet getting out landed. In the seventh round Moya kept coming forward but couldn’t handle the hand speed of McComb. In the eighth round a clash of heads caused a small cut on the right eyebrow of McComb who dominated the round.
In the ninth round the action heated up with both having their moments. In the tenth and final round the fans were cheering as McComb and Moya gave them plenty to cheer about as McComb though blood on his face won another round though a close one. Referee was Michael Alexander.
Scores were 97-93 twice and 99-92 with 99-91 KH.
Super Welter southpaw Kieran Molloy, 6-0 (4), #151 ½, of Galway, IRE, stopped Sam O’Maison, 17-6-1 (7), #150, of Sheffield, UK, at 1:07 of the first round of a scheduled 6 rounds.
In the first round after a minute a jab followed by a right hook from Molloy on the chin and down went O’Maison for a 8-count from referee?. Upon rising he was in no condition to continue.
Super Feather Olympian Kurt Walker, 8-0 (1), #130 ½, of Lisburn, IRE, UK, defeated Jayro “Cadejo” Fernando Duran, 15-15 (14), #131 ¾, of San Pedro, Honduras, 8 rounds.
In the first three rounds both mixed it up well as the taller Walker won each round. Duran had a bruise under his left eye at the end of the round.
In the fifth round Walker went to the body as Duran did some showboating swinging wildly landing on occasion, but losing another round. In the seventh Walker turned southpaw on occasion. In the eighth and final round Walker continued out landing a game Duran.
Referee Aman McGill scored 80-72 as did KH.
Middle southpaw Fearghus “The Mighty” Quinn, 7-0 (2), #161 ¾, of Belleek, No. IRE, UK, defeated Ramiro Blanco, 19-26-3 (10), #160, of Leon, NIC, over 6 action rounds.
In the third round Quinn hurt Blanco to the body in a heated exchange winning another round drawing blood from the nose of Blanco.
In the fifth round a relentless Quinn knocked out the mouthpiece of Blanco in the final minute. In the sixth and final round was the best of the fight as Quinn proceeded to shut out a game Blanco.
Referee Hugh Russell, Jr. scored 60-54 as did KH.
Super Fly Conor “The Magnificent” Quinn, 7-0-1 (4), #115, of Belfast, No. IRE, easily defeated Bryan Castro, 2-7-1 (1), #116, of Gerona, SP, over 6 rounds.
In the first 3 rounds it was all Quinn outworking a defensive minded Castro. In the fourth and fifth rounds Quinn continued dominating Castro who only returned punches on few occasions. In the sixth and final round the referee Aman McGill finally warned Quinn for rabbit punching that he had done throughout. Quinn easily won another round.
Referee Aman McGill scored 60-54 as did KH.
Welter Lewis “Croc” Crocker, 17-0 (10), #149 ¾, of Belfast, IRE, stopped Greyvin Mendoza, 7-7-3 (5), of 145 ½, of Gerona, SP, at 2:29 of the fourth round of a scheduled 8 rounds.
In the fourth Crocker dropped Mendoza with a body shot ending the fight as referee Hugh Russell, Jr. saw enough.