Warrington retains IBF featherweight title after split decision win over Galahad

Josh Warrington clung on to his IBF featherweight title after a controversial split decision win over Kid Galahad in Leeds.

The home favourite gained the verdict by 116-112 and 116-113 on two of the judges’ scorecards with Howard Foster favouring the challenger by 115-113.

Galahad had largely frustrated Warrington through much of the contest and had appeared to land the cleaner if less powerful work.

But ultimately Warrington’s sheer will to win somehow saw him...
source: Oxford Mail

2019-06-16 02:29
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