toOn a night at SSE Hydro in Glasgow (UK), the great fight involved the unified world ultra-lightweight champion, the Scottish Josh Taylor (19-0, 13 KO), putting his four titles on the line for the first time against the English Jack Caterall (26-1, 13 KOs).
In the Duel of the South, the leading candidate was the champion, but The battle was completely different from what expectations revealed. The challenger Caterall came up with a very clever fighting plan, well planted in the ring waiting for Taylor’s counterattacks. The good Englishman’s pass stopped the hero’s aggression.
Cateral had the upper hand in the middle of the fight and Even in the eighth round he sent Taylor to the board With the left descending. The hero recovered and pressed to the end, realizing the potential flaw on the cards.
Taylor held the center of the ring throughout the competition and was the aggressor, but Caterall nailed it with good combos on the body and head and with his subtle taste.
He fought a fight sometimes, in it The referee had to constantly intervene Londoner Marcus McDonnell, who took a point off Caterall in the 10th round to grab his opponent’s header, and Taylor finished 11th for hitting Caterall after the last bell.
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The stats for the most punches thrown as well as the percentage of hits were favorable for Catterall, but nonetheless, Judges gave victory in a split decision for the Scots: England judge Ian John Lewis Taylor saw 114-111, so did Scotsman Victor Loughlin, 113-112, while England’s Howard Foster gave the winning challenger 113-112.
The fight was very close and Cateral deserved a tie and Who knows if it’s a rematchalthough Taylor, in later statements, believes he has clearly won and that it is not appropriate to fight him again.
for this part, Jimmy MoreCateral trainer They said they had been robbed.
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