By: Sean Crose
Krzysztof Glowaki stepped into the ring for the thirty sixth time Saturday night time in Manchester, England. The 36 yr previous fighter was taking over “The Midnight Prepare,” Richard Riakporhe, in a scheduled 12 spherical cruiserweight affair. The bout was to co-main of the Chris Eubank Jr – Liam Smith card, which was broadcast reside on DAZN right here within the States.
The 20-3 Glowacki tried making use of strain to on the 15-0 Riakporhe within the opening spherical. The 33 yr previous Riakporhe, nonetheless, was affected person in opposition to former world titlist Glowacki. The primary half of the second noticed Riakporhe preserving Glowacki at bay courtesy of footwork and an extended jab. Glowacki was socked with a great proper within the second half of the chapter, although he recovered shortly.
Each fighters remained cautious within the third. It wasn’t motion packed, however every man was clearly searching for a possibility to land successfully. Riakporhe discovered that chance within the fourth. A left downstairs adopted by a proper upstairs rocked Glowacki and despatched him to the ropes. Riakporhe moved and did what he needed to do. Referee Howard Foster properly stepped in and stopped the struggle.