Back with a bang Sutcliffe Jr wins by knockout

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Phil Sutcliffe Jr [9(6)-1(0)] returned to winning ways in the Sports Centre, Oldham on Saturday night.

The big punching light welterweight defeated  Nicaraguan Geiboord Omier [3(2)-6(2)-1] in a bout scheduled for six rounds.

Sutcliffe Jr didn’t need the six however and registered his seventh stoppage win from eleven fights.

‘Succo’ took out the fighter, who recently went the full eight rounds with unbeaten Canary Islander and current Carl Frampton sparring partner/Leo Santa Cruz-impersonator Jerobe Santana, within a round.

The win see’s the Crumlin BC graduate put behind him his first career reverse, suffered at the gloves of European light welterweight #2 Anthony Yigit.

Sutcliffe’s management team are targeting a European title shot and it’s believed they will try and make it next for the former amateur champion.

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