Sunday 27 May 2012

Audley Harrison wins comeback fight!

Harrison celebrates after stoppage victory.
Controversial British heavyweight Audley Harrison made his return to the ring on Saturday night, in his first fight since his poor performance against David Haye back in 2010. He returned in style and knocked out Ali Adams in the 4th round at the Brentwood Centre in Essex.

The 40-year old started slow and it looked as though he was going to be the usual Audley Harrison and lose to a boxer that is not even in the 'A class' of domestic fighters. But then in the 3rd round Harrison stepped up his work and started to hurt his opponent and then in the 4th he knocked down Adams with a right hand. Adams managed to rise to his feet but the referee stopped the fight after a flurry of punches from 'A-Force'.

The fourth round stoppage was a bit ironic and a bit embarrassing for Adams as during the build-up to the fight he repeatedly boasted that Audley would be "on the floor in round 4." Harrison picked up on this and tweeted saying: "Im back... Poetic justice to end it in four after he said I would be on the floor. No hard feelings though and I wish him all the best."

It is not entirely clear what is next for Audley. He is definitely not at world level but I think he could be a top contender at domestic and maybe European level. There have already been rumours with a fight with top prospect and British heavyweight champion David Price or ring veteran Matt Skelton.

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