Buckland victorious over Truscott

The Newport traveller made a successful first British title defense with a unanimous points win against brave Paul Truscott at sold-out Ponds Forge Arena.

Buckland dropped his Middlesbrough challenger with a body shot in round ten and took his record to 25 wins and two defeats with the judges’ scoring 120-108, 119-109 and 118-110.

Although Buckland fancies a crack at European champion Ermano Fegatilli a clash against Hatton Promotions stable-mate Stephen Foster Jr gearing up for in the summer.

Hatton Promotions CEO Ricky Hatton said: “I would definitely like to make the Foster Jr fight next.”

Results in breif – Bradley Pryce beat Patrick Mendy points, Richard Towers beat Harold Sconiers beat Stilian Kostoc TKO in the 3rd, Scott Jenkins beat Adrian Fuzesi arter Fuzesi retired in the 3rd, Mitchell Butler beat Ideh Ockuko on points, Courtney Owen beat Carl Bell points victory, Jason Cunningham beat Ryan McNichol on points and Jack Perry beat Beki Moyo on points.

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