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Jamie Moore vs. Roman Dzuman Recap

European light middleweight champion Jamie Moore made a successful first title defense to headline a tremendous bill by Frank Maloney Promotions at Crow Tree Leisure Centre in Sunderland, England on Saturday. The action served as the lead in to Sky Box Office's telecast of Manny Pacquiao vs. Ricky Hatton. Manchester area hero Moore expertly took apart seasoned Continental challenger Roman Dzuman with cold, calculated efficiency..

mooreDzuman was clattered from one end of the ring to the other in the first frame before Moore moved in for the kill with sickening body shots that canvassed the challenger before the bout was stopped for good in the second round. Moore sees his record to 32-3 (23) and is closing in on a WBC title opportunity. Dzuman loses his second European title challenge and falls to 23-7-1 (10).

The chief support contest saw Danny Williams, 41-7 (31), retain his British heavyweight title with a split decision over John McDermott, 25-5 (16), in a rematch to their initial clash ten months previous.

Williams lost two points and McDermott lost one during a rough fight that went back and forth before Williams won on scores of 116-111, 116-111 and 113-115.

European super bantam ruler Rendall Munroe, 19-1 (8), won the Commonwealth title during a contentious 12 round scrap with Ghana hard man Isaac Nettey, 18-5 (11).

Munroe had to overcome the tenacious challenge of Nettey produced a fight that was closer than the wide scores of 120-109, 119-110 and 119-110 indicated.

Sam Webb, 14-1 (4), won a British light middle title eliminator by outhustling a more seasoned opponent, Thomas McDonagh, 34-2-3 (7).

Webb was the fresher man in the battle with lanky former English title challenger McDonagh and pulled out a 96-95 points win after ten rounds.

Lightweight Paul Holborn, 10-2-1 (0), made it past tricky upset artist Youseff Al Hamidi, 5-16-1 (1), after six rounds.

In a surprising upset, bomb throwing heavyweight slugger Larry Olubamiwo, 4-1 (4), was outpointed 59-57 by Norway based Russian Daniil Peretyatko, 16-21 (6), in a six rounder.

Olubamiwo had trouble getting a bead on the cagey Peretyatko and was outboxed as he looked for opportunities to land a big punch that never quite came.

2008 Olympic light heavyweight hero Tony Jeffries, 2-0 (2), punished German import Roy Meissner, 2-10 (2), until the one-sided affair was called off in the second round.

The occasion marked the first time Jeffries had fought in his hometown after winning the Bronze Medal in Beijing.

Danny Hughes, 6-0-1 (1), won a six round heavyweight slugfest against Howard Daley, 2-15-1 (1), by a score of 60-54.

Promising light middle Brian Rose, 12-0-1 (3), outpointed durable veteran Matt Scriven, 13-49 (1), by working behind a sharp jab over four rounds

Cruiserweight John-Lewis Dickinson, 3-0 (3), outpointed spoiler Nick Okoth, 8-22-5 (3), in a four rounder while his brother, super middleweight Travis Dickinson, 2-0 (1), made short work of Pawel Trebinski, 1-4-1 (0), finishing off the Pole in the first round.

Article posted on 04.05.2009



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