Savannah Marshall stops Lolita Muzeya in second round of sensational back-and-forth brawl to retain WBO middleweight title

Savannah Marshall brilliantly stopped Lolita Muzeya in the second round of her world title defence after a flurry of stinging pictures on Saturday in Newcastle.

Marshall remained undefeated and saved her WBO middleweight championship to keep heading in the right direction for the dream battle with Claressa Shields which might be the all-time in ladies’s boxing.

Marshall enhanced her repute as a real KO artist by standing up to her challenger’s strain and responding by beating the battle out of her inside 4 minutes.

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Savannah Marshall retained her WBO title

  • Marshall and Shields return on similar invoice on December 11 in UK, dwell on Sky Sports

Marshall was pressured to face up to an instantaneous onslaught from Muzeya inflicting the primary round to erupt right into a sensational two minutes.

The Zambian customer landed a punch inside seconds and chased Marshall in a frenzy, forcing the champion to first defend herself then hearth again with urgency.

By the top of the opener, Marshall had cracked Muzeya with a large uppercut and several other extra counter-punches to ultimately have the higher of the round.

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Marshall celebrated in entrance of the north-east crowd

Muzeya’s bravery and willpower would not permit her to take a single backwards step and, though Marshall withstood some troublesome moments, she exploded with a vicious stoppage.

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Marshall broke Muzeya’s resistance with a sequence of unanswered punches, punctuated with a brutal straight proper that pressured the referee to step in.

Marshall and her arch-rival Shields, the two-division undisputed champion, will return in separate fights on December 11, dwell on Sky Sports, earlier than they meet in the ring subsequent yr.

Sky Sports Boxing schedule

October 24 – Top Rank in Atlanta
Jamel Herring vs Shakur Stevenson – WBO super-featherweight title

October 31 – Top Rank in New York
Jose Zepeda vs Josue Vargas

November 6 – Top Rank in Las Vegas
Mikaela Mayer vs Maiva Hamadouche – IBF and WBO super-featherweight titles

November 6 – BOXXER in Liverpool

November 20 – BOXXER in London
Richard Riakporhe vs Olanrewaju Durodola
Caroline Dubois skilled debut

November 20 – Top Rank in Las Vegas
Terence Crawford vs Shawn Porter – WBO welterweight title

December 11 – BOXXER in Birmingham
Savannah Marshall
Claressa Shields

December 11 – Top Rank in Las Vegas
Vasiliy Lomachenko vs Richard Commey

December 17 – Top Rank in Montreal
Artur Beterbiev vs Marcus Browne – IBF and WBC light-heavyweight titles

December 18 – Top Rank in Glasgow
Josh Taylor vs Jack Catterall – undisputed super-lightweight title

Sourse: skysports.com

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