Guyanese boxer wins WBA Gold super middleweight title


Lennox ‘Too Sharp’ Allen

Guyanese boxer  Lennox ‘Too Sharp’ Allen went the distance (10 rounds) with Derrick Webster  of the United States and walked out of the ring with a Unanimous Decision win and the World Boxing Association’s (WBA) Gold super middleweight title on Friday.

Allen knocked down Webster in the third round and was ahead on the scorecards from that point forward in the fight which took place at the Grand Casino, Hinckley in Minnesota,

 

At the end of the contest, two judges scored the fight 98-91, while the other had it 97-92, all in favour of Allen.

Allen, 33, has now improved his ring-record to 22 wins and one draw in 23 outings, maintaining his unbeaten streak.

The defeat was Webster’s second in 30 fights.