By Ray Wheatley – World of Boxing
Australian super middleweight champion Omar Shaick (11-2, 6 KOs) outworked Jeremy Allan (8-9-2, 3 KOs) over ten rounds at the Mansfield Tavern, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia in a nationally televised promotion on Friday. Shaik, boxing from the southpaw stance, was in control of the contest in all of the rounds, connecting consistently with solid combinations. Referee Alan Moore visited Allan’s corner at the conclusion of round eight and nine. Allan came to fight and displayed a big heart, but could not match the work rate of the champion, who retained the title by scores of 100-90 100-90, 100-90. Shaik can make Middleweight poundage and could go after the national 160 pound champion Jarrod Fletcher.
In other action light heavyweight Mark “Bam Bam” Flanaganz (9-3, 5 KOs) was impressive in outpointing Tyrone “Red Dog” Jones (9-1, 3 KOs) over eight action rounds to retain the Queensland state title. Flanagan boxed skillfully in all the rounds connecting with fast combinations to the head and body. Jones picked up the action in rounds seven and eight but Flanagan was awarded the decision by scores of 78-76, 77-75, 78-75.
Also light welterweight Mark Ramirez (4-2-1, 1 KO) stopped Waylon Law (5-3, 1 KO) in round four of a scheduled eight round contest. Filipino born Ramirez attacked Law from round one and in round four a solid left hook dropped the aboriginal and shortly after referee Steve Marshall crowned Ramirez at 1:07.
Light heavyweight Philip Maley (5-3-1, 4 KOs) stopped Callan Orchard (7-3, 2 KOs) in round six. Referee Allan Moore crowned Maley at 2:34.
Also light middleweight Craig Hill Jr (6-0, 5 KOs) stopped debutant Clayton Cook in round two when referee when referee Steve Marshal called it off at 0:41.
Lightweight Anthony Brownlee (8-4-1, 2 KOs) was awarded a technical decision over Mathew Lytwynenko (8-1-3) at 2:18 of round four after Brownlee suffered a cut eye that was due to an accidental head clash.
Welterweight Steve Wijanco (4-8-2, 2 KOs) outscored Adam King (1-5) over four rounds in off televised bout.
Light middleweight Mathew Hartman (1-0) scored a majority four round decision over Ryan Heck (1-1).
Televised throughout Australia on Foxtel Cable television network Promoter Angelo Di Carlo.
Photos: Clive Franklin