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Flash Back – Boxing’s Rear View Mirror

Flash Back – Boxing’s Rear View Mirror

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FLASH BACK

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It may have been a small weekend and it may have been all about the wee guys, but it was a massive weekend last time out in the boxing world as British boxing got a kick up its own self thanks to Khalid Yafai in the USA.

Firstly, at home we had, on the Saturday the 26th of May in in Darlington super bantamweight Thomas Patrick Ward back against Miguel Aguilar and get a 6 rounds points win that was more than decent.

But let’s not delay the fanfare any longer as in Fresno, WBA super flyweight champion, Khalid Yafai faced down the tough Mexican David Carmona who did not make the weight, by making his corner prevent their man from coming out for the 8th round. It was majestic, it was a massive statement and now Yafai is looking at some mega fights. Unification might be in his mind or the legacy that could be created by taking on El Chocolito…

On the undercard the IBF title at the same weight was up for grabs and Jerwin Ancajas got a massive points win against Jonas Sultan. Unification was on everyone’s lips but Yafai, keeping his cool and Eddie Hearn, his promoter, keeping one hand on the cash till, means we are hearing all about a mouth watering fight in prospect for the first world champion from Birmingham…

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