Charlie Edwards pledged to”build a heritage” after having a dominant points win over Angel Moreno in his first defence of their WBC world flyweight title.
Britain’s Edwards, 26, was too slick through the duration of the bout and forced a count when the Spaniard touched with his glove in the eighth round.
Moreno demonstrated game but never looked after hurting the champion, who obtained 120-107 on all three scorecards.
“I will be a multi-weight world champion, mark my words,” explained Edwards.
“I am obsessed with this particular match, with bettering myself day in day out. This is really a different feel tonight along with my own boxing IQ went up 10 fold. I would like to construct a heritage.
“He is a great fighter and tough so I knew he’d be there until the end however it was a hit flawless, clinical boxing operation .”
Edwards’d sparred his 35-year-old competition previously and Moreno seemed thinking about a battle at London’s Copper Box Arena when he beat his chest from around one, just to immediately walk on to the kind of punishment which could consistently followalong with
The champion, chastised by his own corner to get showboating in the fourth, landed the perfect hand to put his rival down in eight along with also an eye-catching right upper cut a round later.
Edwards, who maintained his name by beating Cristofer Rosales in December, never looked under serious threat, showcasing energy and stamina over the 3 6 minutes, while dealing with Moreno’s come-forward style.
Buatsi, Okolie along with Bowen in name wins
Elsewhere in the Thermal Box, 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Joshua Buatsi continued to show a classy style since he also landed the British lightheavyweight name having a third-round stoppage of Liam Conroy.
Buatsi, 26, timed a counter-right hands to receive his rival in some trouble along with clinically followed up with a barbarous right hook to finish the contest.
Lawrence Okolie, his fellow Team GB 2016 Olympian, secured the British and Commonwealth cruiserweight titles by quitting Britain’s Wadi Camacho inside 5 rounds.
Newcastle’s Lewis Ritson returned from the very first defeat of his career to score a unanimous decision over Argentina’s German Argentino Benitez.
Ritson, that awakened to superlightweight for the bout, declared himself miserable with all the display, that was controversially given to him by a wide margin, with all the three scorecards reading 99-91, 98-92 and 98-92.
“it is a very first straight back and I’m attempting to understand things from the fitness center,” Ritson said. “They’re probably 10 rounds which I needed. I felt great at the weight, he hit me with a few body shots plus it didn’t affect me.”
Meanwhile, at Leicester Arena, Tommy Fury – the younger brother of former world heavyweight champion Tyson – shot only 94 seconds to score the next win of his career, quitting Callum Ide.
Sam Bowen defended his British super-featherweight name by quitting Jordan McCorry, while British heavyweight Nathan Gorman extended his unbeaten record to 16 struggles with a points win over experienced American Kevin Johnson.