BCB's March Madness Fight Report
Unbeaten Ryan Woolridge headlined the show at The Willows in Willenhall against the ever durable M J Hall writes Paul Webb. The 21 year old was coming in fresh off a win on Frank Warren's Birmingham card in November and the Bloxwich based super welterweight boxed nicely, with a disciplined performance against the cagey Hall taking a 40-37 points decision.
Irishman of Congolese descent Francy Luzoho boxing for the first time in England made quite the entrance and backed up the pre fight excitement with a comfortable win over Romanian Constantin Radoi. A recent move to Shiney Singh's gym will see Luzoho basing his career on these shores and he got off to the ideal start taking a 40-37 points decision.
World ranked Ijaz Ahmed kept himself busy with a dominant display against Luke Merrifield. The former WBO European super flyweight champion has plenty of options next in what should be a big year and he showcased his talent taking every round on referee Shaun Messer's card 40-36.
Mussab Abubaker handled a tricky four rounder against road warrior Kevin Macauley showing a lot of patience and quality shot selection taking a 40-36 points decision . The 29 year old moves on to 6-0 and is hoping to step up to 6 rounders in the near future.
Lewis Morris kept his unbeaten record intact in his first outing of 2022, out-pointing Ricky Leach 40-36. It was a solid night's work from the 20 year old bantamweight, one of the many young prospects boxing out of Richie Carter's Wolverhampton boxing club.
Marco Simmonds made an impressive start to life as a professional boxer beating the experienced Paul Cummings on points 40-38. The 21 year old has a very limited amateur experience but he settled nicely, wobbling his opponent in the opener and then displaying good footwork and hand speed to out box the taller Cummings.
Connor Parker overcame a challenging cut to take a decisive 40-36 points victory over Bulgarian Iliyan Markov. The former Midlands champion boxed smartly and looks ready to get back in the title mix after back to back wins.
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