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Scott Beats Thompson on Points

Last night, a heavyweight British fight fans know well, had promised to blow his opponent away before marching on to defeat Deontay Wilder and then seek a third bout with the multi-title holder Wladimir Klitschko.

However, if that was the plan Tony Thompson, who has knocked out David Price twice, foresaw as making himself the big name on the world heavyweight scene, that plan is now in tatters.

In Orlando, Florida, Thompson’s first step to supposed greatness was a fight against Malik Scott, but the ultimate Thompson plan fell apart when the 44-year-old was beaten on points by his 35-year-old opponent.

Despite Thompson putting Scott on the seat of his pants in the 9th round Scott outworked Thompson to take the decision on the scorecards of all three judges with the decisions being given as:-

• 98-91
• 96-93
• 95-94

The result puts Malik Scott, who now has a record of 38-2-1 with 13 wins coming by way of knockout, back on the heavyweight map whilst for Thompson, it’s a case of back to the drawing board.


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Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday October 31 2015

Time: 10:55AM

 

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