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Ohara Davies Dominates Lewis Ritson to Secure Shot at WBA Super-Lightweight Title

In a thrilling WBA final eliminator, Ohara Davies produced a clinical performance to stop Lewis Ritson in the ninth round, securing a shot at the WBA super-lightweight title. The Hackney fighter broke Ritson’s resistance with a powerful right hand followed by a left hook to the body, sending the former British lightweight champion crumpling to the canvas.

Ritson had started strongly, landing some heavy jabs in the early rounds, but Davies was able to weather the storm and gradually take control of the fight. The Londoner’s barrage of body shots began to take their toll on Ritson, and a particularly spiteful shot in the sixth round rattled his ribs and left him visibly weakened.

Davies continued to pour on the pressure in the later rounds, and it was clear that Ritson was struggling to stay in the fight. The end came in the ninth round, as Davies unleashed a flurry of punches that left Ritson unable to continue.

With this impressive victory, Davies has earned a shot at the WBA super-lightweight title, currently held by Alberto Puello. Puello is set to defend his belt against Rolando Romero next, but Davies will be waiting in the wings for his own chance to compete for the coveted title.

Davies’ performance in this fight was a testament to his skill, power, and determination. He showed great resilience in weathering the early storm from Ritson, and his relentless body shots eventually broke his opponent’s will. With his sights set firmly on the WBA super-lightweight title, Davies will undoubtedly be a force to be reckoned with in the months ahead.

It remains to be seen who will emerge victorious in the upcoming title fight between Puello and Romero, but one thing is for sure – whoever comes out on top will face a tough challenge in the form of Ohara Davies. With his impressive record and devastating power, he has firmly established himself as one of the top contenders in the super-lightweight division, and his title shot can’t come soon enough.


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