ABLE TO ADJUST
Clay alters his approach to get the the job job done done against against Tlaouziti Tlaouziti
LOCAL Luther Clay earned a 77-75 win over decent Frenchman Yahya Tlaouziti on referee Chas Coakley’s scorecard at Bracknell Leisure Centre (Siesta Boxing). South Africa-born Clay started off trying to impress with flashy combinations, but when Tlaouziti’s crafty straight rights kept landing, he closed the range.
In the first of a trio of scheduled sixes officiated by Mr Coakley, Copenhagen’s Landry Kore overcame Christian
Hoskin Gomez after the doctor pulled the Plymouth man out at 0-52 of the fourth due to a badly damaged left eye. Kore was in great shape, but Hoskin Gomez proved that he was hittable.
Chertsey’s Nick Webb stopped Aberdare’s Dorian Darch at 1-52 of the second. Webb hurt Darch with a big left hook before ending matters with a decisive body shot. Barnstaple-based Pole Kamil
Sokolowski forced Naylor Ball’s corner to throw in the towel at 2-33 of the third. Ball was decked in the second by a left hook, and when a right-left repeated the trick in the third, the Iver resident was rightly rescued.
Farnborough’s Andre Grant narrowly pipped Nicaragua’s Reynaldo Cajina by 39-38 on referee Lee Cook’s tally. Grant seemed cautious early on, but then employed his fast hands to tag Cajina.
The first of three slated six-rounders refereed by Mr Cook saw Waterford’s
Rohan Date halt Bulgaria’s Rehyan Todorov at 1-28 of the third with a heavy knockdown. Portugal-born southpaw Yailton
Neves, of Manchester, dispatched Fleetbased Scot Derek Renfrew with a thunderous left hook at 2-39 of the fifth, having dropped him with the same shot in the previous round.
Reading’s Konrad Stempkowski – hailing from Austria – suffered a cut on his left eye before succumbing to Farnborough’s George Lamport at 1-09 of the fourth. Stempkowski was hurt by a right and then knocked down by a follow-up attack.
THE VERDICT Excitement from the top to the bottom of the show.
ON THE RISE: Clay celebrates his 10th victory