Ohara Davies ruthlessly broke Lewis Ritson’s resistance with a ninth-round stoppage win to arrange a shot on the WBA super-lightweight title.The Hackney fighter unloaded a brief proper hand, adopted by a left hook to the physique that despatched Ritson crumpling to the canvas at Newcastle Enviornment, as Davies emerged victorious from a WBA last eliminator.
Alberto Puello is about to defend his WBA belt towards Rolando Romero, with Davies now subsequent in line to problem the winner.
Davies has secured a WBA title shot
Ritson, a former British light-weight champion, had landed thudding jabs within the early rounds, however a gradual barrage of physique pictures from Davies started to take their toll.A spiteful shot from Davies rattled the ribs of Ritson within the sixth and he obtained extra punishment to the physique earlier than the closing pictures got here within the ninth.
On the undercard, Thomas Patrick Ward’s hopes of a world title struggle had been ended by a fifth-round stoppage loss to Otabek Kholmatov.