By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing
Former world rated jr lightweight William Kickett (15-1, 5 KOs) easily outpointed Filipino Roel Mangan (13-11-1, 3 KOs) in a four round main event on Friday at the Wyong Leagues Club, Wyong, NSW, Australia. Kickett skillfully evaded his aggressive opponent and picked him off with accurate long range combinations. Scores 40-36, 40-36, 40-36.
IBF #14 featherweight Jackson Asiku (25-3, 13 KOs) swapped bombs as he outscored jr welterweight Filipino Junmar Dulog (5-17-2) in all four action rounds of their contest. Scores 39-37, 39-37, 37-39. Asiku s coming off the biggest win of his career when he became the only boxer to KO former world champion Gairy St Clair who had been the distance with the great Deigo Corrales and Vivian Harris.
Jr lightweight Brendan Batty (15-18, 11 KOs) stopped Kane Buckley (1-12-2) in round three with a perfectly timed right hand to the jaw.
African welterweight Fatai Onikeke (23-3, 20 KOs) stopped Filipino Ariel Omongos (8-16, 7 KOs) in three rounds. Onikeke is a former Commonwealth champion and is currently trained by Craig Christian who also trains the WBA featherweight champion Chris John.
Other Results: Former National amateur champion Josh Jenkins (1-0) outpointed Ofisa Vili (1-1) in a four round cruiserweight bout. Lightweight Casey Gilmore (0–0-2) boxed a four round draw with Jerry Spandis (1-5-2). Japanese heavyweight Rio Hidaka (4-0, 3 KOs) dominated Michael O’Donnell (5-6, 2 KOs) in all four action packed rounds. Scores were 40-36, 40-36, 39-37. Bantamweight Dean Livanos (5-1, 1 KO) clearly outpointed Percy Samson (0-7) over four by scores of 40-36, 40-36, 40-36. Promoter Angelo Hyder. Televised throughout Australia on Foxtel Cable Television Network.