Boxing results: David Light beats Brandon Glanton
David Light came off the canvas in the tenth inning, as he pulled through a fight of attrition very close to Brandon Glanton.
Glanton vs Light is a close encounter from start to finish, with much of the competition taking place on the inside throughout.
The first rounds saw Light land clean solidly from the outside, but Glanton got better in the exchanges on the inside and seemed to win rounds based solely on work rate. .
As the fight progressed, the fight focused on the inner battle, with both men unwilling to give up an inch to work inside. Light had good shots, however, it was Glanton who stepped up the tempo and seemed to be more efficient, culminating in a tenth round kill.
Despite the knockdown, it was David Light. 20-0, 12KOs, who emerged with a decisive split victory, with the referees giving the match points 95-94, 97-92, 94-95, giving the New Zealanders a somewhat unevenly decisive victory. doubt. Glanton suffered the first loss of his career in controversial style, when he went 17-1, 14KO.
Marques Valle switched to 7-0, 6KOs when the referee halted his play at 2.22 of the second half, displacing Luis Sanchez, currently 9-4, 6KOs, due to a hold continuous.
The Mohammed Soumaoro-based Canadian 12-1, 5KOs overcame Jusiyah Shirley, 7-1, 6KOs, undefeated before, in 6 rounds, with the older man showing he’s physically stronger when dominated the center of the ring, emerging with a decisive unanimous victory. Cards read 60-54. 58-56, 59-55.
Top Rank’s Kelvin Davis opened the match against previously unbeaten Jalen Hill, with Davis showing his class before Hill suffered an obvious injury that halted the game. Davis went 7-0 5KOs with a TKO win at 1.31 of round 4. Hill dropped to 5-1, 4KOs.
On the non-television portion of the card, Puerto Rican duo Jaycob Gomez and Jan Paul Rivera both scored decisive points wins.