ADRIAN DODSON, the former amateur who fought in the Seoul and Barcelona Olympics, took less than a round to win his first professional fight at Bethnal Green last night. The light- middleweight hurt Chris Mulchay, from Rochdale, early on with a left hook, then knocked him to the floor twice before the referee Mike Jacobs called a halt.
PROFESSIONAL PROMOTION (Bethnal Green): 8-rd light-middleweight: K Laing (Nottingham) bt N Barnett (Camberwell) pts. 4-rd light-middleweight: A Dodson (St Pancras) bt C Mulcahy (Rochdale) rsf 1st. 6-rd welterweight: K Lueshing (Beckenham) bt E Loveridge (Stourport) rsf 5th. 6-rd featherweight: C Francis (Stepney) bt S Patten (Wembley) ko 4th. 4-rd lightweight: R Milton (Streatham) drew with B Coleman (Birmingham). 10-rd cruiserweight: C Thompson (Manchester) bt S Harvey (US) ko 1st.
DENNIS ANDRIES, the Hackney heavyweight, overcame the American Willie Jake in a professional promotion in Barking last night. The American boxer retired in the sixth round.
PROFESSIONAL PROMOTION (Barking): 6-rd light-middleweight: K Sheeran (Crawley) bt P Lynch (Swansea) rsf 1st. 6-rd cruiserweight: T Dunstan (Hackney) bt L Prudden (Redditch) pts. 6-rd light-middleweight: J Robinson (West Ham) bt J Duckworth (Burnley) rsf 3rd. 8-rd light-middleweight: D Grainger (West Ham) bt W Shepherd (Carlisle) rsf 4th. 6-rd light-middleweight: K Adamson (Walthamstow) bt R Washer (Swansea) pts. 6-rd featherweight: K Taylor (Birmingham) bt C Dermody (Manchester) pts; 10-rd cruiserweight: D Andries (Hackney) bt W Jake (US) retired 6th.Reuse content