super welterweight prospect Hamzah Sheeraz moved to 12-0, as he stopped Guido Nicolas Pitto within the tenth and final circular on the Dubois-Joyce invoice in Westminster.
The 21-12 months-ancient Sheeraz towered over his Argentine opponent and landed quite a lot of appealing shots, however he could not subdue Pitto, who often led off and outworked him. After an brilliant delivery, Sheeraz let the combat waft, before opening up in the remaining circular to drive the stoppage. He additionally retained his “WBO European” belt.
Sheeraz had success within the first circular, touchdown a sequence of left hooks to the body that had Pitto wincing. Pitto, 33, put Sheeraz beneath greater force in the 2nd circular, but Sheeraz stayed gentle on his ft and caught Pitto together with his jab.
Pitto tried to put Sheeraz below pressure, but the nearer he obtained, the extra dangers he needed to take and he turned into rocked by using a brief uppercut within the third circular, having simply landed a mix of his personal.
After that the battle settled right into a pattern, Pitto inserting force on Sheeraz, who picked his photographs well, but in no way definitely stepped up throughout the gears and the combat drifted, Sheeraz at times just moving round and not enticing.
finally, Sheeraz went for it within the closing round, touchdown two large rights that rocked Pitto again into the ropes and then opening up with both hands, referee John Latham jumping in at 1:11 of the round after a tough appropriate thumped Pinto into the corner submit.
Ron Lewis is a senior writer for Boxing Scene. He changed into Boxing Correspondent for The times, where he labored from 2001-2019 – protecting four Olympic video games and a large number of world title fights throughout the globe. He has written about boxing for a wide selection of publications international due to the fact that the Eighties.