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Fly Guys BcB Promotions


Fly Guys BcB Promotions 15/3/19

The Birmingham Boxing Column headed just up the road to the H-suite Edgbaston for Black Country Boxing promotions Fly Guys show. There were six bouts of boxing on the show with 4 fights over four three minute rounds, one over six rounds and the main event being for the Flyweight Midlands area title to be contested over 10. The main event saw champion Ijaz Ahmad take on Matt Windle in a highly anticipated fight. Also in the home corner you had Kane Baker, Daryl Pearce, Brad Thomas, Mussab Abubaker and Jordan Clayton. With Shaun Messer referring the show, Ben Walters announcing and the stunning ring girl Fiona from Diamond ring the stage was set for a great night of boxing.

Fight 1 Kane Baker v Luke Middleton 10.12. 4x3. 10.13 Super welterweight

Steady start by Baker in the first as he grew into the round working the head and body with nice combinations. Baker contiuned to control the centre of the ring and picked his shots well, Middleton did not seem to have any answer to Bakers pressure. In the third round Baker contiuned to press and pressure, Middleton who did have a go in this round but Baker still controlled the round and the fight with some nice shot selection. The pace slowed in the final round as Baker cruised to a shut out victory again picking nice shots and sweet combinations.

Results Dexter – 40-36 Ref – 40-36 Baker wins on points

Fight 2 Daryl Pearce v Michael Mooney 10.9. 4x3. 10.3 Super welterweight

Good start by both fighters with both getting good shots off, Pearce started to take control in the second part of the round with some nice shots. Good hard second round with Mooney making Pearce work the whole round, both fighters got good shots off, with me not being be able to split them. Cagey start to the third but it soon turned into a war, both fighters got good shots off, Pearce looked tired as his gum shield hung out which spured Mooney on to win the round. In the final round Mooney really put the pressure on the 1 and 0 fighter with Pearce fighting back hard, this was a cracking fight with Mooney edging the round.

Result Dexter – 38-39 Ref – 38-39 Mooney wins on points.

Fight 3 Brad Thomas v Dean Jones 9.13 4x3. 9.7 Super Lightweight

Hard fought first round with Thomas taking the centre of the ring but both fighters got some good shots off, Thomas edged the round. Another hard round with Jones making Thomas work the whole round, Thomas got some cracking combinations off to win the round. Thomas stepped up the pace in the third and was getting through with some nice combinations, Jones was still fighting back strong but Thomas won the round, Thomas was also warned in the round for hitting low. Great final round with both boxers pouring it on. This round could have been fought in a telephone box as they went toe too toe, I could not split them in this round.

Result Dexter 40- 37 Ref – 39-39 Draw

Fight 4 Mussab Abubaker v Dale Arrowsmith 11.4 4x3. 11.5 Middleweight

Abubaker controlled the first round from start to finish with a heavy jab and some good combinations. The second was another round controlled by Abubaker who banged in some heavy shots to his massive followers enjoyment. Abubaker again controlled the round from start to finish of the third, he got some great combinations off and you had to give Arrowsmith credit for staying in there. In the final round Arrowsmith danced around the ring just trying to stay away. Abubaker continued to push hard even when the main lights went off winning the round and the fight.

Result Dexter – 40-36 Ref – 40-36 Abubaker wins on points