Brad Foster took on Ionut Baluta in York Hall last night
Brad Foster was dealt the second loss of his career, as he was unsucessful in his challenge for the vacant WBC international title, as he was defeated by the Romanian Ionut Baluta.
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Baluta is no stranger to upsetting the home fighter on UK shores, and provided another last night as he got the razor thin decision in his favour.
It was a scrappy affair, as Foster started positively landing a big left hook early on, but Baluta fired back throwing relentlessly and landing a few punches.
As the fight went on, Foster picked up an injury to his right hand as he started to reduce the output from his right side. Baluta went on an all out attack in the final round in attempt to swing the bout into his favour, and reaped the the rewards as he was awarded the unanimous decision after a messy ten rounds.
The undercard saw Andrew Cain continue his demolition spree as he dispatched Luis Moreno in brutal fashion in the first round to retain his WBC international silver title.
Raven Chapman wasted no time in her BT Sport debut as she scored a first round knockout of Gabriella Mezei to move to 3-0. Micky Burke Jr picked up a knockout victory, as he dropped Ivica Gogosevic in the first round, before stopping him with a left hook to the body in the fourth.
The Frankham brothers both moved to 6-0, as Charles produced a shutout victory over Sandeep Singh Bhatti in the super featherweight division, as Joshua picked up a shutout victory over Naeem Ali in the welterweight division. Adan Mohamed also picked up a shutout victory as he defeated Stefan Nicolae over four rounds.
Finally, Sean Noakes hit the ground running as a pro as he produced a shutout victory over Lee Hallett in his debut.