Williamson is new Super Bantamweight Champ

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Richard Williamson poses as the New Super Bantamweight champion.
Richard Williamson poses as the New Super Bantamweight champion.

[www.inewsguyana.com] – Richard Williamson is the new Super Bantamweight Champion after winning the vacant title on Saturday, December 13 at the Area H ground in Rose Hall Town during the main bout of the ‘Rose Hall Town Showdown’ card.

Williamson won via unanimous decision against Dilan Allicock as Judges Trevor Arno and Francis Abraham scored the bout 117-111 while Judge Eion Jardin scored it 117-112.

Williamson, who spent much of the fight using his jab effectively and sometimes defending, floored Allicock in the final round with a devastating combination that started with a right uppercut and ended with a brutal left hook.

Allicock needed the mandatory eight count to rise to his feet after trying to get the big knockout.

Meanwhile, Kishawn Simon lost to former Lightweight Champion of Guyana, Revlon Lake by way of a unanimous decision in the supporting bout over eight rounds.

Kishawn Simon (left) and Revlon Lake square off
Kishawn Simon (left) and Revlon Lake square off

Simon challenged the decision of the Judges as the fight was scored 80-72 by Trevor Arno and Dexter Torrington while Judge Francis Abraham scored it 79-73.

In other results; Guyana’s middleweight champion Derick Richmond defeated James Walcott by way of a unanimous decision and Jamal Eastman defeated Tyrone Lashley in an amateur bout.

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