Boxing: Louis Isaacs maintains unbeaten pro record
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Islington super lightweight Louis Isaacs earned a second successive win on a Goodwin show at York Hall on Saturday.
The talented super lightweight beat Bulgarian rival Petar Alexandrov on points after a fierce scrap in which both fighters landed powerful hooks.
The unbeaten 20-year-old did enough to take the win on points, with referee Mark Bates scoring the bout 39-28 in Isaacs’ favour.
The win over Alexandrov went with Isaacs’ points success against Anto Nakic in his previous bout at York Hall in March.
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Former St Pancras amateur Robbie Chapman was also in action on the Goodwin show at York Hall and enjoyed a winning debut in the pro ranks by beating Liam Griffiths
In the middleweight bout, Chapman’s mobility and hand-speed earned him the decision against his more experienced foe.
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Referee Mark Bates scored the bout 40-37 in favour of Chapman, who goes by the nickname of ‘The Caretaker’.