Tariq does his talking with his fists

Tariq Quaddus kept his winning run going.
Tariq Quaddus kept his winning run going.
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Peterborough super-middleweight Tariq Quaddus extended his winning run with another shut-out points win in Swindon.

The referee awarded the 24 year-old every session of his six-round fight with Gilson De Jesus, from Nottingham.

That means Quaddus has won all seven fights since launching his comeback last year - and the former England amateur international could be in title action again in April.

Quaddus captured the British Masters Bronze belt last year and is hoping for another title shot after coming through what he described as “a good learning fight” against a journeyman who had upset the formbook before in his nine-fight professional career.

Quaddus said: “I was up against a really awkward fighter.

“He just wanted to spoil everything I was trying to do.

“He was talking to me, shouting and trying to put me off the gameplan.

“But I just stuck to my boxing. I kept in the centre of the ring and my jab stopped him doing anything.

“He was talking a lot less after a couple of rounds. He felt my back hands and body shots.

“I wish it had been over eight rounds because I was picking it up towards the end of the fight.

“It was a good learning fight.

“It was all about keeping my composure and not giving anything away.”

Manager Keith Mayo hopes Quaddus will be in British-title contention by the end of the happen - and the fighter says he needs backing to bring the Lonsdale belt back to Peterborough.

He said: “I have to focus on training at the moment and fit in my training whenever I can.

“But if I’m going to take the next step, I really need to concentrate on boxing full time and for that to happen, I need a sponsor.”

Anyone interested in sponsoring Quaddus can call 07747-778485.