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FULL FIGHT REPORT: Let Battle Commence IV


From The Office of the Vice President

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From The Office of the Vice President

BRITISH IRISH BOXING AUTHORITY


EVENT REPORT & RESULTS

Date: Saturday 29th May 2021

Event: Let Battle Commence IV

TV: Fite TV – Sports Channel Network (SCN) – Go Sports & Entertainment (GSE) – Soweto TV, AVO Network – PPV Live – Viva Live

Promoter: Lee McAllister (Assassin Promotions)

Venue: Northern Hotel Aberdeen, 1 Great Northern Rd, Aberdeen AB24 3PS


WBO Championship Supervisor

Samir Captan


BIBA Time Keeper/Official Recorder

Gianluca Di Caro


BIBA Inspectors:

Alejandra Ramirez

Ross Gordan


Referees:

Lee Murtagh (BIBA)

Roger Barnor (WBO)


WBO Championship Judges:

Lee Murtagh

James Ancliff

Edward Law


Commentator/Master of Ceremonies

Trevor Lake and guest commentator PBC President Russell Jaques.


Covid-19/Hygiene Officer:

Barry Beattie


Chief Medical Officer:

Professor Michael Graham


Doctor:

Dr Dawn Tweedie


Ambulance – Plus 4 Paramedics: ABC Paramedic Services and First Aid Training


RESULTS


BOUT 1 – 4×3 Heavyweight Contest

Liam Allan 1-0-0

Darren Burns 0-0-2


Weights

Liam Allan 118kg

Darren Burns 100kg


Winner:

Liam Allan


Referee:

Lee Murtagh


Result

KO – 1 Minute and 54 Seconds of the Second Round


Suspension

Darren Burns – 28 Days


Notes:

Darren Burns down three times – Following video review it is the opinion of the British & Irish Boxing Authority (BIBA) Review Panel that no further action other than mandatory suspension is required – subject to medical report.


UPDATED RECORDS:

Liam Allan 2-0-0 and Darren Burns 0-0-3


BOUT 2 – 4×3 Heavyweight Contest

Craig Dick 2-0-0

Tomas Vaicickas 1-2-0


Weights

Craig Dick 100.9kg

Tomas Vaicickas 118kg


Winner:

Craig Dick


Referee:

Lee Murtagh


Result

KO – 47 seconds of the First Round


Suspension

Tomas Vaicickas – 28 Days


Notes:

Tomas Vaicickas down twice – body shots (Hooks to the Ribs) – it should be noted that the hooks to the ribs were powerful and following video review it is the opinion of the British & Irish Boxing Authority (BIBA) Review Panel that no further action other than mandatory suspension is required – subject to medical report.


UPDATED RECORDS:

Craig Dick 3-0-0 and Tomas Vaicickas 1-3-0


BOUT 3 – 4×3 Super Lightweight Contest

Nathan Beattie 10-5-0

Marty Kayes 6-44-1


Weights

Nathan Beattie 63.5kg

Marty Kayes 63.96


Winner:

Marty Kayes


Referee:

Lee Murtagh


Result

Points: 40-38


Suspension

N/A


Notes:

Marty Kayes stepped in with 24 hours notice following contracted opponent Nicaraguan Christian Narvaez failing to gain entry into the UK after travelling from Spain.


UPDATED RECORDS:

Nathan Beattie 10-6-0 and Marty Kayes 7-44-1


BOUT 4 – 4×3 Lightweight Contest

Kevin Traynor 3-0-0

Jay Cartwright Debut


Weights

Kevin Traynor 61.5kg

Jay Cartwright 62.5kg


Winner:

Kevin Traynor


Referee:

Roger Barnor


Result

RTD – Jay Cartwright retires in corner after second round


Suspension

Jay Cartwright – 28 Days


Notes:

Jay Cartwright stepped in with 24 hours notice following contracted opponent Nicaraguan Jose Aguilar failing to gain entry into the UK after travelling from Spain.

The first two rounds were fought at a high pace, Jay Cartwright’s corner did not feel that he was unable to perform at that pace for another round and retired him.

Jay Cartwright was contracted to make his professional debut on the 31st July 2021, He kindly agreed to the fight at very short notice even though he had not had the time to prepare fully for this contest. It should also be noted that his performance in the first two rounds was of a high level as well as fought at a high pace – referee Lee Murtagh scored the first round a draw and the second 10-9 to Kevin Traynor.

Following video review it is the opinion of the British & Irish Boxing Authority (BIBA) Review Panel that no further action other than mandatory suspension is required


UPDATED RECORDS:


Kevin Traynor 4-0-0 and Jay Cartwright 0-1-0


BOUT 5 – 12×3 Super Welterweight PBC & WBO Championship Contest

Professional Boxing Council (PBC) Intercontinental Championship (Defence)

Vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) Africa Zone Championship

Lee McAllister 45-3-0

Richmond Djarbeng 31-5-1


Weights

Lee McAllister 68.5kg

Richmond Djarbeng 69kg


Winner:

Lee McAllister


WBO Referee:

Roger Barnor


WBO Championship Judges:

Lee Murtagh

James Ancliff

Edward Law


Result

KO – 2 Minute and 48 Seconds of the Fourth Round


Suspension

Richmond Djarbeng – 28 Days


Notes:

Richmond Djarbeng down twice in the second round and twice in the fourth round. KO was result of a powerful body-shot. Following video review it is the opinion of the British & Irish Boxing Authority (BIBA) Review Panel that no further action other than mandatory suspension is required – subject to medical report.

Please note: BIBA accept that the World Boxing Organization (WBO) are may take a different view and increase the suspension or add further penalties.

It should be noted that Mr McAllister was eligible to compete for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Africa Championship due to his Ghana National Championship (and PBC Intercontinental Championship) victory over Collinson Korley on the 7th March 2021 in Accra, Ghana – it should also be noted Mr McAllister was eligible to compete for the Ghana National Championship as well as the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Africa Zone Championship due to family heritage.


UPDATED RECORDS:

Lee McAllister 46-3-0 and Richmond Djarbeng 31-6-1


Additional Notes:

The event, titled Let Battle Commence IV, was deemed a test event, post COVID restrictions being relaxed, 50 spectators were authorised to attend.

All attending spectators produced proof of negative COVD test and adhered to the COVID plan agreed with the local authorities.

All Officials, Broadcast and Event team personnel, also the Boxers and coaches tested 5 days prior to event as well as prior to weigh-in. Due to being last minute replacements Marty Kayes and Jay Cartwright were only tested the once on the day prior to event – all negative results.

Yours sincerely

Gianluca Di Caro

Vice President

British & Irish Boxing Authority

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