Gaynor KO’s Anwar in 2 and Wilson v Ambomo is fight of the night at ICE Sheffield

Friday night at ICE Sheffiled saw Dave Coldwell stage his latest show headlined by Rotherham favourite Chad Gaynor up against Adil Anwar for the vacant International Masters Silver welterweight title.

Chad GaynorAnwar got off to a good start and shaded the first round only to get knocked spark out in 1.03 of the second by a cracking right hand from Gaynor, much to the delight of the fans who’d travelled the short distance from Rotherham.

That right hand for me was the best shot I’ve ever seen Gaynor throw and now we know he can punch hard it will be a wake up call to the other British fighters in the division.

Serge AmbomoFIGHT OF THE NIGHT has to be the 6 round war between Sheffield’s Jerome Wilson and Shaffield based Cameroonian Serge Ambomo. This fight was 6 rounds of toe to to action with both guys not wanting to give an inch and with Wilson 8-1 dropping Ambomo 3-0 in the 1st it looked like it was going to be all over quick, but Ambomo regained his composure and in the 3rd dropped Wilson from then on it was a war until the last bell and Ambomo took the fight on points 58-55.

Doncaster’s Maxi Hughes had to make do with a 4 rounder against late sub Qas Hussain after his Ghanaian oppo pulled out injured thus pulling the plug on Hughes International Masters super-featherweight title shot. Hughes looking to impress his ever vocal supporters took just 2 rounds to stop Hussain with a time recorded of 1.03 of the 2nd.

Making his debut at ICE was Rotherham lighweight Lee Appleyard who took on seasoned journeyman Kristian Laight and Appleyard was taken to points winning every round 40-36.

Derby’s Ryan Feilds stopped Matt Seawright with just 28 seconds of their 4 rounder remaining and in the 2 upsets of the night unbeaten Kofi Yates lost a tough 4 rounder 38-39 to Ben Wager and Rotherham’s Louis Rutherford got dropped in the second and lost a narrow points decision to Danny Brown 38-37.


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