Ted Cheeseman vs Kieron Conway

Kieron Conway surprises Ted Cheeseman

Published On Saturday, June 22, 2019By British Boxing News

Kieron Conway surprises British super-welterweight champion Ted Cheeseman

Kieron Conway produced an incredible performance as his British super-welterweight title challenge against champion Ted Cheeseman finished in a draw.

Conway (12-1-1, 3 KOs) and Cheeseman (15-1-1, 9 KOs) had a fantastic back and forth battle at York Hall in London, and it showed just how close the contest with after the three judges failed to split them.

The judges scored the bout 116-113 Conway, 115-114 Cheeseman and 114-114, with both men having their hands raised after a fantastic battle live on the Sky Sports and DAZN cameras.

Conway said: “It is what it is. It was a good fight and a hard fight. Hopefully I’ve announced myself well on the scene. I hope everyone liked what they saw tonight.”

Cheeseman added: “Kieron Conway put up a good fight and was very tough. He had a great work rate, and good luck to him in his career. I trained like a warrior for 14 weeks and fought my heart out.”

Promoter Eddie Hearn said: “I thought Kieron was sensational tonight. It was close and I thought he was excellent. He’s never boxed over 12 rounds before this and he definitely will come again.”

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