FIGHT REPORT: Wheeler earns Southern Area title shot

City boxer Karl Wheeler won a big fight in London last night (December 3) to make it four wins out of four in 2016.

Sunday, 4th December 2016, 9:21 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 12:53 pm
Karl Wheeler.
Karl Wheeler.

But more importantly for the 34 year-old cruiserweight, the victory over Ryan Crawford at York Hall, Betnal Green, earned him a shot at the Southern Area title.

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That was the reward for the winner of the Cruiserweight Fight Cup a competition staged by Don Goodwin Promotions.

Wheeler used his experience - he was having his 21st fight while Crawford was having only his fifth - to stop the Uxbridge man in the sixth round of the 10-round final.