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Boxing news: Zelfa Barrett floored by eye-watering low blow, knocks opponent out in following round on Josh Warrington undercard

Boxing news: Zelfa Barrett floored by eye-watering low blow, knocks opponent out in following round on Josh Warrington undercard

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Zelfa Barrett knocked out Jordy McCorry in the ninth round to defend his Commonwealth super-featherweight title on Josh Warrington’s undercard on Saturday night.The ‘Brown Flash’ was dropped by a low blow from his opponent just one round earlier, and got revenge with the stoppage. The action initially heated up in round three as Barrett floored McCorry with a brutal body shot. In the sessions that followed, Zelfa was warned multiple times for low blows, but not deducted a point. He then scored a second knockdown in round eight, before his opponent saved himself by smashing Barrett back with a low blow of his own. POWER PUNCHER Usyk's top five knockouts as Joshua, Wilder and Fury lie in wait ...
Warrington captain Chris Hill facing suspension ahead of Challenge Cup clash v Wigan

Warrington captain Chris Hill facing suspension ahead of Challenge Cup clash v Wigan

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Chris HillMonday, June 12, 2017Warrington captain Chris Hill could miss Saturday's Challenge Cup clash against Wigan after being charged with reckless use of the shoulder.The prop forward was sin-binned in the ninth minute of Sunday's 36-16 defeat at Super League leaders Castleford Tigers for a shoulder charge on England team-mate Luke Gale.Hill has the option of submitting an early guilty plea for a grade B charge of reckless use of the shoulder, which usually carries a one or two-match suspension.If Hill submits an early guilty plea and is given a one-match ban he could then appeal that punishment and - if successful - the 29-year-old would be free to face Wigan.The Wolves will hope the change of competition can inspire them to a winning formula after losing their last four Super League ...