• Dexter Hastings

Double Trouble TOP Boxing

Tommy Owens Promotions held there final show of the year at the Holte Suite Villa park (30,11,19), the show was dcalled ‘Double Trouble’. The show consisted of 7 fights with 5 of the bouts to be fought over 4 three minute rounds. In the home corner for the 4 rounder’s you had Alex Fearon, Jordan Cooke, Louis Fielding and ‘The Savage Sam Eggington. The show had two main events with two Midlands area titles on the line, champion Jack O’Keeffe was defending his Lightweight title against Ishmael Ellis who was having his second crack at the title. You also had the vacant Midlands area Flyweight title being contested by Matt Windle and David Seymour. With David Nikolich comparing reffing was Shaun Messer and Kevin Parker and with the stunning ring girls Cassie and Daytona from CP Agency the stage was set for a championship nice of boxing.

Fight 1 Alex Fearon v Lee Hallett Welterweight 4x3

Fearon controlled the first round from start to finish picking his shots well. The second was another good round for Fearon who again controlled the ring well and picking his shots. Hallett got some good shots off of his own but this was Fearon's round. Fearon controlled the third again showing great shot picking and movement, Hallett battled hard but Fearon won the round. In the final round Fearon continued to pick his shots well and moving well, Hallett was warned by the ref for a low blow in this round.

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

Fight 2 Louis Fielding v Joe Beeden Super Lightweight 4x3

Steady start by both fighters with Fielding taking the first round with the cleaner shots and better work rate. In the second Fielding controlled the centre of the ring and worked well behind his jab. Nice sharp combinations in the third by Fielding, Beeden came back with shots of his own but Fielding edged the round. In the final round Fielding smashed in some heavy shots to Beeden’s head and body, Beeden fought back hard but it was Fielding round.

Result Dexter 40-36 Ref - 40-37 Fielding wins on points

Fight 3 Jordan Cooke v Danny Little Super Welterweight 4x3

Cooke controlled the first round with good combinations and some nice movement. Cooke banged in some heavy combinations at the start of the second, Little just covered up for the rest of the rounds Cooke picked his shots well. Cracking third round for Cooke who had Liitle down with some heavy shots, Little took a count and got up on the count of 8 an managed to see the round out. In the final round Cooke controlled the who round with some heavy combinations with Little just looking to see the round out.

Result Dexter - 40-35 Ref - 40-35 Cooke wins on points

Fight 4 Sam Eggington v Daniel Urbanski Light Heavyweight 4x3

Eggington ‘Savaged' his opponent from the first bell banging in cracking combinations to his head and body, Urbankski covered up and was look to see the round out. In the second Eggington poured on the pressure with heavy combinations to the head and body of Urbankski who was taking some serious punishment in the round took a knee just before the bell. Urbankski managed to get to his feet but his corner retired his in his corner.

Result Eggington wins opponent retired at end of second round.

Fight 5 Joint Main Event Jack O’Keeffe v Ishmael Ellis Midlands area Lightweight title 10x3

Very scrappy first round with both fighters trying to be the dominant one, Ellis was warned for hitting on the back of the head. In the second both fighters got back to there boxing, Ellis just edged the round with the better work rate. The third was another close round with both fighters getting good combinations off, O’Keeffe won the round with his pressure and work-rate.

Ellis moved well in the forth but O’Keeffe kept up the high pressure and got some good shots off to win the round. Ellis had a good go in the fifth round, but O’Keeffe kept up the high pace, both fighters got good shots off, even round. Ellis boxed well in the sixth on the back foot and moved well picking some good shots off, O’Keeffe worked hard but Ellis had this round.