Boxing News: Okolie-Cieslak Undercard Results » February 27, 2022 -

Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Galal Yafai chose a ten-rounder for his pro debut in the Okolie-Cieslak co-feature on Sunday night at the O2 Arena in London. He won the vacant WBC international flyweight title with a fifth round stoppage of Carlos Vado Bautista (10-5-1, 3 KOs).

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WBA #6, IBF #8 Jordan “The Thrill” Gill (26-1-1, 7 KOs) claimed the European featherweight title with a spectacular ninth round KO against WBC #9 rated Karim Guerfi (30-5, 9 KOs). Guerfi dropped Gill in round seven then in Guerfi’s follow up barrage the fighters fell to the canvas awkwardly with Gill having his head rammed into the canvas like a wrestling DDT move. Guerfi looked headed to certain victory until Gill suddenly laid him out with a right hand. Time was 2:59.
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Middleweight Anthony Fowler (16-2, 12 KOs) scored a ten round unanimous decision over Lukasz Maciec (27-4-1, 5 KOs) by scores of 99-91, 99-92, 99-93.

Unbeaten heavyweight Fabio Wardley (13-0, 12 KOs) stopped West Virginia’s Daniel Martz (20-10-1, 17 KOs) in round two. Martz down twice. Time was 1:30.

Lightweight Campbell Hatton (6-0, 2 KOs) got a sixth round referee’s stoppage against journeyman Joe Ducker (9-9-2, 2 KOs). Time was 2:23. Campbell’s dad Ricky Hatton was at ringside.

WBO #11, IBF #12, heavyweight contender Demsey McKean (21-0, 13 KOs) won an eight round shutout against Ariel Esteban Bracamonte (11-7, 6 KOs). Scored 80-72.

Tokyo Olympian cruiserweight Cheavon Clarke won his professional debut via stoppage against Toni Visic (20-30-2, 5 KOs). Clarke dropped Visic in round one and put him down for the count at 2:01 of round two.

6’5 light heavyweight John Hedges (5-0, 1 KO) got his first career stoppage against Aleksander Nagolski (2-2, 1 KO) at :38 of round four.

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