Lewis Crocker vs Denis Ilbay – Outcomes & Submit-Combat Report


Lewis Crocker is looking to claim his first professional title in Wakefield Photo Credit: Scott Rawsthorne / MTK Global
Lewis Crocker takes on the robust Deniz Ilbay. Picture Credit score: Scott Rawsthorne / MTK World

MTK promoted one other busy night time of motion on the Bolton Whites Lodge, with a pair of continental title fights topping the invoice.

The nominal head of the invoice got here at Welterweight, the place Lewis Crocker defended his WBO European strap with a dominant, but entertaining factors win towards the teak robust Deniz Ilbay.

Crocker was making the primary defence of the belt that he gained final day out, with a seventh spherical stoppage of Louis Greene, whereas Ilbay was coming off a primary spherical success again in December 2019.

Ilbay landed with an honest left within the opener as he tried to realize Crocker’s respect in what was a full of life begin. 

Crocker although, was warming to his process, and he landed with some meaty pictures of his personal within the second, and a number of other physique pictures appeared to bother the German. 

A left hand to the physique within the opening seconds of the third damage Ilbay, who dropped his arms in obvious ache however took the shot properly. 

Ilbay continued to chug forwards, however a sickening left to the physique in the direction of the top of the spherical took the wind out of the guests sails, and he was pressured to style the canvas. He survived the depend, and within the closing minute of the fourth, he caught a careless Crocker with a stiff proper hand that damage the Irishman, however there was too little time left within the session to capitalise. 

All of the motion gave the impression to be going down on the finish of the frames, and a one-two from Ilbay within the fifth was countered by one other deadly physique shot that damage him as soon as once more. 

Ilbay was unfazed by head pictures, and was taking lots of punishment, however nonetheless he got here ahead, and take a look at as he would possibly, Crocker simply couldn’t shift his man, and was pressured to go the total ten rounds.

Scores of 99-90, 97-93 and 97-92 ensured the title remained with the person from Belfast.

Gary Cully remained unbeaten as he beat Craig Woodruff.
Gary Cully remained unbeaten.

Gary Cully took the vacant WBO European Light-weight crown with a powerful second spherical knockout of Viktor Kotochigov. 

An extended combat and an acid check was anticipated for Cully forward of the combat, however a large left hand bang on the chin felled the Kazakh, who was robbed of his legs as he tried to beat the depend, to no avail.

The remainder of the cardboard went the gap, and at Tremendous Featherweight, Isaac Lowe made his return with a six spherical factors win towards Ed Harrison. 

Lowe took the combat by a 60-55 margin, however was reduce on his left eyebrow within the third which regarded a nasty one. Lowe’s cousin, Tyson Fury was watching on from ringside.

Tyson Fury’s pal and workforce mate Isaac Lowe picks up a win on the undercard.

A duo of debutants made successful begins. At Tremendous Middleweight, Jordan Reynolds took all six rounds towards Robbie Chapman, and Carl Fail took a 58-56 verdict towards the beforehand unbeaten Jordan Dujon at Tremendous Welterweight. 

The only 4 rounder got here Light-weight, the place Mace Ruegg moved to 4-0 with a shutout factors win towards Levi Dunn, who stays winless.

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