Yafai Outpoints Muranaka and More Results From Birmingham – Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing delivered a twelve fight boxing card in Birmingham Saturday night that was headlined by Khalid Yafai’s first successful title defense as he faced the surprising challenge of Japan’s Suguru Muranaka.
In the co-feature, Sam Eggington took the next step in his progression as he captured the European title at welterweight with a strong performance and a tenth round stoppage over Ceferino Rodriguez of Spain. Afterwards Barry Hearn, the first generation of Hearn promoters, stated he would like to match Eggington with former WBC world champion Danny Garcia of the United States sometime towards the end of 2017.
Yafai Outpoints Muranaka and More Results From Birmingham
Below are the complete results from the entire event and don’t forget to check out this TBC report for the more details and highlights.
Saturday, May 13th, 2017 – BarclayCard Arena, Birmingham, England
115 LBS 12 RDS: Khalid Yafai def Suguru Muranaka via UD.
147 LBS 12 RDS: Sam Eggington def Ceferino Rodriguez via KO in RD 10.
122 LBS 10 RDS: Gamal Yafai def Sean Davis via TKO in RD 7.
154 LBS 10 RDS: Adam Harper def Ryan Kelly via PTS (97-95)
140 LBS 8 RDS: Frankie Gavin def Renald Garrido via PTS (77-75)
160 LBS 6 RDS: Josh Kelly def Jony Vina via TKO in RD 4 @1:27.
140 LBS 4 RDS: Cori Gibbs def Ahmed Ibrahim via PTS (40-36)
154 LBS 4 RDS: Jordan Clayton def Nick Golubs via PTS (39-38)
135 LBS 4 RDS: Charlie Williams draw with Josh Thorne (38-38)
140 LBS 4 RDS: Aaron Lovell def Liam Richards via PTS (40-36)
154 LBS 4 RDS: Kieron Conway def JanBalog via PTS (40-35)
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