HomeBoxingSam Eggington vs Carlos Molina – Results & Post-Fight Report
Sam Eggington vs Carlos Molina – Results & Post-Fight Report
May 23, 2021
In entrance of a welcome crowd on the Skydome in Coventry, Sam Eggington took the vacant WBC Silver Middleweight title with a unanimous factors win over the vastly skilled Carlos Molina on the Hennessy Sports activities invoice on Saturday.
A stiff proper hand bought Molina’s consideration within the opening spherical, in what was a robust begin for Eggington (30-7, 18 KOs), and a left hand on the bell ended a superb first body for the Midlander.
The Mexican caught Eggington with some flush photographs within the second, however the 27-year-old regained management within the third, shaking his opponent up with some large photographs that backed the previous world champion up in an outstanding session for him.
A quiet fourth was adopted by a managed fifth and sixth for Eggington, as he labored nicely off his jab, however remained cautious as Molina set traps and bought onto the entrance foot.
‘The Savage was largely in management, however Molina (37-12-2, 12 KOs) loved a robust ninth to enter the championship rounds with a squeak of victory.
Going into the ultimate spherical, the customer knew he wanted one thing spectacular, and, strive as he would possibly, he discovered Eggington simply too tough a nut to crack because the battle went to the playing cards.
Scores of 117-111, 116-112 and 119-109 ensured Eggington notched a thirtieth win as an expert.
Pitters again to successful methods
Former British Mild Heavyweight champion Shakan Pitters returned from dropping his Lonsdale Belt to Craig Richards, as he knocked out Jermaine Springer within the fifth spherical of their scheduled eight rounder.
A stiff proper hand from Pitters (15-1, 5 KOs) had Springer (7-3, 1 KO) going, and a follow-up assault had Springer laying on the ropes, the place the referee stepped in.
Wilson Bent retains Midlands Space crown
River Wilson Bent is a reputation to control, and the Coventry Middleweight made a profitable first defence of his Midlands Space title with a seventh spherical stoppage of the beforehand unbeaten George Farrell.
Wilson Bent (9-0, 5 KOs) unleashed an unanswered volley of punches within the nook within the seventh that Farrell (5-1, 1 KO) merely couldn’t get out of the best way of and the referee stepped in to name a halt to the competition.
Benjamin halts Harkin
At Welterweight, Kaisee Benjamin took the spoils in his scheduled ten rounder with Martin Harkin, as a physique shot on the finish of the seventh spherical determined issues.
Benjamin (12-1-1, 3 KOs) landed a shot to the mid-section of the Scot proper on the bell, and Harkin (13-2, 5 KOs) failed to return out for the eighth session.
McKenna stays excellent
Stephen McKenna made it eight straight wins as a professional, with all eight by knockout, because the California-based Irishman took just below a spherical to cope with Damian Haus.
An accumulation of punches, particularly to the physique, dropped the Pole with simply over two minutes gone within the opener, and though Haus (3-6, 3 KOs) beat the rely, McKenna (8-0, 8 KOs) laid siege for the remainder of the body, with referee Kevin Parker stepping in.
Idris Virgo (10-0-1, 1 KO) remained undefeated as he took a 4 spherical determination win towards the sturdy Lewis van Poetsch (9-125-2), whereas Heavyweight Tommy Welch (2-0, 2 KOs) halted Lithuania’s Dmitrij Kalinovskij (13-67-4, 5 KOs) inside a spherical.
Ricky Hatton-trained Brett McGinty (2-0) picked up the second win of his skilled profession, because the Irish Middleweight took all 4 rounds towards Dwain Grant (3-10-1), whereas at Tremendous Welterweight, Michael Hennessy Jr moved to 6-1-1 with victory towards Paul Cummings (2-49).