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BOXING LIVE: Kelvin Young v Tony Hill
7:29pm Saturday 6th October 2012 in Sport
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The defeat is a devastating blow for Young, who was looking to make a big step into the domestic scene tonight by beating Hill.
Credit to both boxers for going toe-to-toe. Definitely the fight of the night and Hill's punch just seemed to catch Young cold.
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Young v Hill, round three: It's a real toe-to-toe affair as both boxers lands heavy blows.
Young spins Hill brilliantly on the ropes and caches him with several good shots.
But Hill comes back and pins Young to the ropes, landing a big left hook which sends Young crashing through the ropes by his own corner.
The shot seemed to come out of nowhere and Young was barely to his feet when the count was finished and referee Grant Wallis counted him out.
Young v Hill, round two: Lively second round with both boxers happy to traded punches.
Hill got the better of the early exchanges landing with good shots to the body and two right hands.
Both boxers traded at close range with Young getting the best of the action with several good rights and upper cuts.
Kelvin Young v Tony Hill, round one: Very close opening round.
A clash of heads early on resulted in Hill suffering a nasty cut to his head.
Young landed with some decent left and right hands but Hill stunned Young with a big right.
It's the main event of the night next as Kelvin Young takes on Tony Hill in an English Middleweight title eliminator fight.
Swindon's Young will make his walk to the ring in around five minutes.
Hughes v McKray, round six: Hughes controlling the final round without landing many scoring punches while McKray is just throwing haymakers.
Hughes gets the decision 60-55.
Hughes v McKray, round five: Great round from Hughes as he lands with several big shots.
First he catches McKray with a heavy left hook after a superb combination. then midway through the round gets two big rights through.
Hughes really gets control of the fight in the closing stages landing two big lefts and a decent upper cut.
Hughes v McKray, round four:Difficult round for Hughes as he gets caught with two big right hands.
It's the first time McKray has enjoyed any success and its probably enough to win the round despite Hughes rallying towards the end.
Hughes v McKray, round three: Another good round from Hughes as he continues to land his left jab with success.
It's a quieter round than previously with no major punches landed from either man.
Hughes v McKray, round two: Good work from Hughes as he catches his opponent with a good left jab.
McKray is struggling to hit Hughes as the Malmesbury boxer continues to nip in and out.
Hughes lands with another left jab as the round comes to a close.
Hughes v McKray, round one: Steady start from Hughes, boxing behind his jab.
Hughes catches McKray with a good left on the counter and follows up with a right hand.
Malmesbury welterweight Joe Hughes is up next in front of a hefty few fans in the crowd.
He takes on London's Mark McKray.
Bennett v Millar, round three: A scrappy affair continues in the third round as Bennett connects with a good left and right sending his man back to the ropes.
Millar is deducted a point after throwing Bennett to the canvas.
Controversy as Millar is disqualified after again throwing Bennett to the canvas.
The away boxer protests his innocence but it's the Swindon man who walks away with a third career win and remains undefeated.
Bennett v Millar, round two: Bennett gets the better of the round, catching Millar with a big right.
Another right from Bennett sends Millar to the floor and he receives a standing eight count.
In the latter stages of the round Bennett lands a good left hand which sends his man staggering back to the ropes.
Bennett v Milar, round one: It's an untidy first round.
Bennett gets caught with a right hook straight away.
Millar looks to box while Bennett struggles to settle down.
Very little getting through by either boxer although Bennett has a late flurry, sending Millar back to the ropes.
Next up is Lawrence 'Bad Boy' Bennett from Swindon.
He takes on Junior Millar in this cruiserseight clash.
Just a reminder about tonight's top of the bill action.
Swindon's Kelvin Young takes on Southampton's Tony Hill in an English Middleweight title eliminator.
It's the biggest fight of the career for Young, a former Penhill amateur.
Young looks cool and calm back stage and says he can't wait for the final bell.
Swindon pop star Josh Kumra is also here to support Young, who is his uncle.
Roberts v Warburton, round four: Roberts comes out looking to work the body but soon got caught on the way out.
Warburton soon started to dominate again catching Roberts with some nice combinations.
In the last 30 seconds Roberts was pinned to the ropes by Warburton who landed some heavy blows.
Roberts' defence was non existent in the dying stages and he was caught with some big left and right hooks before the bell.
Warburton gets the decision 40-37, inflicting a first defeat on Roberts.
Roberts v Warburton, round three: Warburton dominates the round again and catches Roberts with a good right hook.
Roberts has some success on the counter but still looks shaken and has work to do in the final round.
Roberts v Warburton, round two: Roberts is in trouble as Warburton shakes him with a good upper cut.
Roberts' legs look to have gone and Warburton continues to pin his man to the ropes and hitting him with some good shots.
The Gloucester boxer looks tired and is swinging the right hand in desperation all to often.
Warburton edges the round as he finishes strongly.
Roberts v Warburton, round one: Good opening round by Roberts.
The Gloucester boxer picks his punches well catching Warburton with a some good comic stills.
Warsburton looks dangerous on the counter though and caught Roberts several times albeit without troubling him.
RT @TheDannyButler: RT @TheDannyButler: Off to the boxing tonight in Swindon. Good luck @joehughesboxing and @BoxerMikeRose— @michaelPOWbiggs 06 October 2012
Good Luck @joehughesboxing Boxing tonight in Swindon!! #SmashIt— @kanestewart999 06 October 2012
On the way to Swindon for the boxing!! Wishing @joehughesboxing good luck tonight!!! #SmashHimUp !!!— @Lauren_overbury 06 October 2012
@FreddieBurns enjoy swindon and the.boxing. x— @Debg155 06 October 2012
Next up is Gloucester's Todd Roberts who trains at Swindon's Horseshoe Gym and is promoted and managed by Keith Mayo Promotions.
Rose v Boulter, round four: Boulter is boxing well in the final round as Rose still struggles to land any of his big shots.
Boulter lands some good shots towards the end of the round to edge it but Rose has done enough to win the fight.
Rose gets the decision 39-37.
Rose v Boulter, round three: Boulter starts the round better boxing behind his jab and using quick fast combinations.
Rose continues to launch his big right hand without success.
Boulter is forced back by another Rose right but covers well and finishes he round stronger than the Bath man.
Rose v Boulter, round two: Another good round with Rose edging it.
Boulter is wobbled by a big Rose right hand and his legs look to have gone.
in the latter stages Boulter comes back into it but Rose is still edging the action.
Rose v Boulter, round one: Rose comes out flying and enjoys some early success.
Boulter is wobbled by a big Rose right hand but the Bath boxer fails to capitalise on the chance.
Boulter enjoys some success on the counter but Rose wins the first round.
Next up is Bath's Mike Rose versus Ricky Boulter
Khan v Allen, round four: Both boxers come out looking to trade in the final round.
Khan forced Allen to cover up and caught him with a good upper cut and shots to the body.
Allen comes into the bout in the dying stages but Khan has done enough to earn a 40-38 decision.
Khan v Allen, round three: A lively start as both boxers come out trading punches.
Khan had some success with his left and work to the body while Allen counte well.
Midway through the fight though the action died down again.
Khan v Allen, round two: Khan comes out firing landing with a big left hand and several shots to the body.
Midway through the round though the action dies down with the referee stopping both boxers to tell them to engage.
Allen finally comes forward as has some success although is caught on the counter.
Khan v Allen, round one: Slow start to the fight with Khan struggling to find his range.
Allen just standing off making for a poor fight but Khan did land with a right and several punches to the body.
Next up is Exeter's Faheem Khan against Carl Allen.
Mucha v Smith, round four: Mucha dominated the final round, keeping Smith pinned to the ropes.
Mucha gets the decision 40-36 in what was a very impressive debut for the Reading boxer.
Tonight's promoter Keith Mayo says Mucha is likely to appear on future KM Promomtions shows.
Mucha v Smith, round three: Smith had some success during the round but Mucha still boxing well behind his jab.
Several combinations caught Smith with Mucha working up and down.
Mucha v Smith, round two: Mucha still very much in control leaving Smith with the only choice but to cover up.
Mucha v Smith, round one: Reading's Mucha dominates the first round boxing behind his left jab.
Mucha shook Smith with a big left hand midway through the round.
Some useful combinations from Mucha on his debut.
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Reading's Tamuka Mucha is up next against Southport's Billy Smith.
Mucha has been tipped by his trainer Chris Sanigar as "the next big thing"
Swindon's Danny O'Reilly loses 60-54 to Liam Griffiths
O'Reilly v Griffiths, round six: Griffiths finishes stronger and pins O'Reilly to the ropes, working the body heavily.
O'Reilly had some success but when he landed he got countered.
Official result to follow...
O'Reilly v Griffiths, round five: Strong round by O'Reilly, who caught his opponent with two good right hands earlier on.
Defence still at a premium for both boxers although Griffiths has slowed down a little trying to preserve his lead.
O'Reilly has a little cut and looks tired but is sure to give his all in the final sixth round.
O'Reilly v Griffiths, round four: A decent round with both boxers trading punches. It's been a tough debut for O'Reilly.
The Swindon boxer had some success in that round but also got caught. good to see both boxers trading punches.
O'Reilly looking a little tired now though.
O'Reilly v Griffths, round three: Very little defence offered by either boxer in the third but it's still Griffiths looking the stronger boxer. O'Reilly got caught several times in that round and landed very little himself.
O'Reilly v Griffiths, round two: O'Reilly came out flying in the second round but was soon pinned to the ropes by his more experienced opponent. Griffiths looks to be two rounds ahead now.
O'Reilly v Griffths, round one: Uneasy start from O'Reilly as he struggled to get to grips with Griffiths.
The Bognor Regis man definitely edged that round.
Looking forward to watching #kelvin young win his big fight tonight at the #keithmayo promotions boxing show!!! Come on Kelvin!!— @Neilson29 06 October 2012
RT @JoshKumra: RT @JoshKumra: Heading home to support my uncle Kelvin young in his English title eliminator fight!— @HannnahEvans 06 October 2012
The boxers are entering the ring now. First bell just seconds away.
Off to watch the Boxing @ the Oasis and see Kelvin Young win his fight!!— @BombayLoungeSN5 06 October 2012
Danny O'Reilly's opponent tonight is from Bognor Regis and has only won once in 20 fights.
The Swindon boxer says he's he is more than happy to "get into a tear-up" so this fight should be exciting.
@tillyer were going boxing at the oasis and then down the bottom of town......sort yourself out and give me a ring when your leaving!!— @kevbridgeman 06 October 2012
Looking forward to the pro boxing this evening - come on Kelvin Young #oasis #keithmayo #Swindon— @markneilsonsw 06 October 2012
First up is Swindon's Danny O'Reilly versus Liam Griffiths.
Former Walcot amateur boxer O'Reilly makes his debut tonight.
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