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Ted Cheeseman beats Sam Eggington in toe-to-toe slugfest at Eddie Hearn’s Struggle Camp again backyard


Ted Cheeseman beat Sam Eggington by unanimous choice on the finish of an exhilarating 12-rounder on Saturday evening.

The implausible struggle happened in Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom HQ again backyard, as a part of his new Struggle Camp sequence bringing boxing again behind closed doorways on Sky.

Eggington and Cheeseman went to battle
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The bout started with a quiet opening spherical however exploded into life within the second.

Cheeseman staggered Eggington with a proper hook and poured it on, however the Birmingham man survived to listen to the bell.

The ‘Large Cheese’ combined up his types effectively as he mixed boxing with brawling and dominated all through the early phases.

Nevertheless, Eggington had a robust finish to the sixth and this propelled him to drive his manner again into rivalry.

Struggle Camp was a outstanding setting
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Arduous punches have been exchanged all through
Mark Robinson/Matchroom

The struggle then turned a toe-to-toe slugfest as they exchanged heavy blows with little defence on present.

Each males hurled hooks and uppercuts at each other, with neither permitting themselves to wilt.

The tempo slowed because the pair saved their vitality for an electic closing spherical wherein they each appeared to rock one another.

Cheeseman was named the winner by unanimous choice 116-113, 116-113, 115-114.

The ‘Large Cheese’ received the choice
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Hearn beforehand instructed talkSPORT in regards to the Struggle Camp sequence: “We talked about doing boxing in studios and there’s lots of people doing it.

“I simply really feel like when you’re speaking a couple of gladiatorial sport, like boxing, it’s good to create that second, that vitality, not only for the viewer at house however the fighter as effectively.

“We’ve received massive plans. It seems implausible…

“It’s important to be compelling and modern and provide you with concepts like Matchroom Struggle Camp, the place broadcasters are going to say, ‘Wow, we love that.’”




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