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Photos: Quigg annihilates Munyai; Crolla stops Murray in war

Photos: Scott J. Raven

WBA super bantamweight champion Scott Quigg (28-0-2, 21 KOs) scored a second round KO over late sub Tshifhiwa Munyai (24-3-1, 12 KOs) on Saturday night at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England. Quigg dropped Munyai with a left hook at the end of round one. Quigg dropped Munyai again with a right hand in round two and finished him with his follow-up barrage. Time was 1:56

Lightweight Anthony Crolla (28-4-1, 11 KOs) scored a tenth round TKO over John Murray (33-3, 20 KOs) in a good action affair. Crolla dropped Murray in round ten and got the stop with his follow up attack.

Commonwealth featherweight champion Josh Warrington (17-0, 2 KOs) retained his belt against former world title challenger Rendall Munroe (28-5-1, 11 KOs). The fight was stopped at the end of round seven due to a jaw injury suffered by the “Boxing Binman.”

Super middleweight KO artist Callum Smith (10-0, 8 KOs) scored a third round KO over Francois Bastient (43-11-1, 18 KOs). Eight straight KOs for Smith now.

Jr welterweight Tyrone Nurse (28-1, 5 KOs) outpointed Tyler Goodjohn (10-3, 4 KOs) to claim the vacant BBBofC English title. Scores were 100-90, 98-91 and 98-92.

Following his upset of Georgie Kean two weeks ago, William Warburton (12-61-3, 2 KOs) went back to his losing ways against former Prizefighter boxer Sam Eggington (10-2, 4 KOs), dropping a six round decision. The referee scored it 60-54.

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