Ball wins title Eliminator
The Ginger Matador’ Rachel Ball put on a near perfect performance away from home at the Oasis Leisure centre Swindon against Bec Connolly. The fight was over 10, 2 minute rounds and was an eliminator for the female Commonwealth super Featherweight title. This was both fighters first over the distance Connolly coming off a win and Ball coming off her first defeat. Ball (28) did not put a foot wrong in the fight winning 9 out of the 10 rounds and drawing one on the judges score cards. The former 3 times world kickboxing champion has now set her sights on the Commonwealth super Featherweight title and will be the first to wear the belt as it has never been fought for before. Ball who has won 5 out of her 6 fights as a pro is now ranked 4th pound for pound female fighter in Britain and you can only see titles in her future.
On a busy night for BCB, Dani Hodges lost on points out in Poland whilst Daryl Pearce lost on points at the Arena Birmingham.
Tyler Denny suffered his own title heartbreak. Ruthless travelled to London to take on Linus Udofia. Denny lost a majority decision despite many ringside feeling he did enough to take the English Middleweight Title