By Ken Hissner: At Wembley Arena, Wembley, London, UK, Saturday over DAZN promoter Eddie Hearn (Matchroom Boxing) presented in the Main Event UK’S IBF World Flyweight champion “Showtime” Sunny Edwards making his fourth title defense defeated a game Chile’s WBO Latino Flyweight champion Andres Campos.
In the Main Event IBF World Fly champ “Showtime” Sunny Edwards, 20-0 (4), #111, of Sheffield, UK, successfully defended his title defeating WBO Latino Fly champ Andres Campos, 15-1 (4), #111 ½, of Santiago de Chile, Chile, over 12 rounds.
In the first round Edwards did more showboating than fighting. In the second and third rounds each won one and Campos the third outworking Edwards keeping him against the ropes. In the fifth round Edwards went to the body for the first time in taking the round.
In the sixth round Campos kept Edwards against the ropes so Edwards could not use his superior footwork. In the seventh round Edwards was able to move around enough to take the round in a close fight. In the eighth round Edwards outworked Campos with a flurry of punches at the midway point.
In the tenth round Campos was slowing down as the hand speed of Edwards was taking over. In the eleventh round Edwards countered Campos to take another round. In the twelfth and final round Campos knowing he may need a knockout came out strong in the first two minutes when Edwards took over in the final minute in a championship form looking to retain his title for the fourth time.
Referee was Marcus McDonnell.
Scores were 117-111 by all and 116-112 KH.
WBA World Bantam Female champ Nina Hughes, 6-0 (2), #127 ¼, of Billericay, Essex, UK, easily defeated former WBF World champ Katie Healy, 6-1 (0), #117 ¼, of Wolverhampton, UK, over 10×2 rounds.
In the first three rounds Hughes was the aggressor out landing the taller Healy who has a good jab but little use of her right. From the fourth through the sixth rounds Hughes landed several rights to the head of Healy with Healy jabbing and grabbing.
In the eighth rounds’ final minute Hughes landed her best punch a solid right on the chin of Healy. Healy warned before the round to start throwing punches and did more holding than throwing. In the tenth and final round Hughes had the best round of the fight scoring well as Healy was content to go the distance.
Referee Bob Williams
Scores were 99-91 and 100-90 twice as did KH.
IBF World Super Bantam Female champ Cherneka “Sugar Neekz” Johnson, 15-2 (6), #120 ½, of Melbourne, AUST, lost title to EBU Euro champ Ellie Scotney, 7-0 (0), #121 ¼, of Catford, London, UK, over 10×2 rounds.
In the third rounds final seconds Scotney landed the best punch up to this point a right on the chin of Johnson and taking another round. In the fourth and fifth rounds Scotney continues to outwork Johnson.
In the sixth round a clash of heads caused a cut on the right eyebrow of Johnson. In the eighth round Johnson finished strong taking the round. In the tenth and final round it was close but Scotney won another round and a possible world title. Referee Marcus McDonnell.
Scores were 97-93 and 98-92 twice as did KH.
Popular Heavy Johnny ‘The Romford Bull” Fisher, 9-0 (8), #238 ¼, of Romford, London, UK, stopped southpaw Emilio “Edgardo” Salas, 7-5-1 (3), #229 ½, San Sebastian, PR, 2:07 of the first round of a scheduled 8.
In the first rounds final minute Fisher landed a glancing left followed by a right and down went Salas causing Referee Bob Williams to wave the mismatch off.
Cruiser Cheavon ‘C4’ Clarke, 6-0 (5), #199 ¼, of Montego Bay, JAM, Gravesend, Kent, UK, stopped “The Real Deal” David Jamieson, 10-3 (7), #199, E. Kilbride, Scotland, UK, at 0:35 of the fifth round of a scheduled 10 rounds for British title eliminator, scoring 2 knockdowns.
In the first three rounds Clarke had too much power for Jamieson taking all three rounds. In the fourth round a lead right from Clarke on the chin dropped Jamieson for an 8-count from Referee Bob Williams. Bleeding from the nose he managed to get to the bell.
In the fifth round a 3-punch combination ending with a right uppercut from Clarke on the chin and down went Jamieson for a second time for an 8-count. Referee Williams saw enough and waved it off.
Super Feather Youssef Khoumari, 15-2-1 (6), #129 ½, of Wembley, London, UK, lost to Reece ‘Bomber’ Bellotti, 16-5 (13), #129 ¼, of Watford, Hertfordshire, UK, over 10 rounds.
Scores were 97-94, 97-93 and 96-94. Referee Howard Foster.
Ring Announcer David Diamante