By Jonny Stapleton
Luke Wilton believes the low blow warning in his fight against Arpad Vaas last Saturday was a severe blow to his chances of registering a knock out win over the Hungarian.
‘Winky’ seemed to be getting a lot of joy around the journey man’s mid rift and looked on course to end his Odyssey proceeding early.
That was until, however, the referee docked him a point for punching beneath the hiked up waist line of his opponent.
A quick risk reward analysis prompted the Bernardo Checa trained fighter against continuing his body attack, as he elected to ensure he registered his sixth successive reverse by keeping on the referee‘s good side.
“I am delighted with another win and the way I boxed. I think I could of stopped him if I didn’t get the warning for the low blow. It really hampered me. I had to just stick to the head from then on in and make sure I won,” Wilton told www.irish-boxing.com.
The Belfast star has been touted as a future British title challenger and could manoeuvre himself into domestic pole if he wins October 12 Prizefighter the Super Flys.
Wilton hasn’t been confirmed on the line up just yet but is hoping to nab one of the two remaining place on the Liverpool Olympia hosted show.
The talented and continually improving fighter, who is quite and reserved at the best of times, didn’t reveal much, but did hint Prizefighter is certainly an option.
“I am definitely interested in Prizefighter and there has been contact but that’s all I can say at present,” he added before revealing working with Brian Magee’s coach Checa has helped him progress. “Working with Bernardo has really helped me improve and help my confidence.”