Jez Wilson is the new Central Area middleweight champion after beating Liam Cameron at a packed Don Valley stadium, Sheffield, last night,
The fight lived up to expectations and went the distance.
Cameron, of Manor Park, was unable to make his longer reach and general size advantage effective against a busier, more focused Wilson, of Crosspool.
Cameron said later the referee’s verdict could have gone either way.
For Wilson it was vindication of his game plan - although it was back to work in his ‘day job’ as a fireman at 8am today.
Full analysis in Monday’s Star.