Cyrus Pattinson beats Chris Jenkins at Newcastle to win first professional title
Cyrus Pattinson defeated former Commonwealth champion Chris Jenkins in the ninth round at Newcastle Arena to win the WBA International Welterweight Title in just his sixth professional contest.
The 28-year-old, who had never made more than six rounds before, won the All Action Contest and dominated from the seventh onwards.
The experienced Jenkins, British and Commonwealth champion from 2019 to 2021, fought hard throughout, but Pattinson’s onslaught in the ninth round ultimately saw his corner throw in the towel. I was.
Pattinson, who has won all six games since turning pro, said:
“I knew it was going to be a big job, especially when the opponent was picked and it was Chris Jenkins. Credit to Chris, he’s a true champion.
“It came and went, I couldn’t give up, I had to persevere. I think I quit.”
“I didn’t feel any pressure.
The bill would allow Olympic silver medalists Pat McCormack He won for the fourth time as a professional when he stopped Italian Dario Socci in the eighth and final round.
Solomon Dacres He won the British heavyweight title by defeating Robert Ismay in two rounds. Mark Dickinson and Calum French Both scored eight rounds of points to Ben Ridings and Jordan Ellison respectively.