Jazza Dickens won the MTK Golden Contract featherweight final as he set a searing pace to claim a unanimous elements resolution over Ryan Walsh at production Park, Wakefield.
In a conflict of former British champion, Dickens became tremendous and correct, not leaving many openings for Walsh to get close and put force on him. It earns Dickens a two-year, five-fight take care of MTK world, with every fight coming with a six-figure purse. Dickens additionally retained the WBO “European” belt.
Dickens said he hopes the win would put him in line for a shot at the WBO title, held through Emanuel Navarette. Walsh had been Navarette’s #1 contender
“We’ve boxed many different techniques within the tournament and viewed many different styles, I proved i will do all of it,” Dickens said. “Going into this event, I knew it become my probability to show what i can do all alongside, so I’ve had my moment on Sky activity. So i’m suppose.
“during this tournament I beat British, Commonwealth and two European champions. i’ll have my reward when I win that world title.”
The battle had at the start been scheduled for September, unless Dickens confirmed high-quality for COVID-19.
Walsh, who boxed southpaw for most of the fight, had his most beneficial success when he went to the body, but tended to hold his ft too lengthy and become now not busy ample. Dickens, in the meantime, set an amazing workrate, staying mild on his feet and conserving a constanf move of short, sharp hooks firing at Walsh.
Walsh finally switched returned to orthodox within the eighth round, however Dickens soon discovered him with a pointy three-punch combination. He managed to exert some force within the ninth and the tenth ultimately became the tear-up that the Norfolk fighter would have desired, despite the fact Dickens held his own.
Victor Loughlin scored it ninety eight-93, with Michael Alexander going 97-94 and Terry O’Connor 96-94.