Carroll is up to a decision loss to Tevin Farmer last March prior to recuperating with a August win over 20-11 -4, Eleazar Valenzuela. Quigg, on the other hand, suffered a damaged jaw in his loss to Oscar Valdez, and after that returning in his most current bout with a TKO of Mario Briones inside 2 rounds, 5 months earlier.
Quigg was the more favored and accomplished fighter pre-fight, however southpaw, Jono developed the advantage early on; shooting off a strong jab that kept Scott’s quickfire attacks at bay. The former WBA champ appeared uncertain to toss mixes, an appearance in his eyes that revealed he was having flashbacks to his Carl Frampton and Valdez losses.
Rounds 3 through 7 saw the Irishman develop his supremacy, however it wasn’t the most beautiful battle to withstand. Quigg, by now with a somewhat busted nose, looked fairly positive stepping forward, however appeared stunned when he was struck by the counters.
Back with his former coach, Joe Gallagher’s directions were easy when speaking with Scott in the corner, however the Bury native simply appeared not able to carry out any powerful attack Carroll had actually started to change it up with precise body shots and stymied whatever his opponent was attempting to toss at him.‘‘He was the better man; I was chasing him.’’ Scott Quigg stated post-battle.
“This was a must win fight. At my best I would’ ve won tonight, on this efficiency, I do not understand what’s left.”
As the battle made use of, the home battle simply could not come close to getting a grip with Carroll, who’s ideal jab and hooks appeared to be landing whenever he tossed. And the fateful round 11 occurred. Jono, still on top, was cutting Quigg in half with sharp hooks to the body prior to the towel was included by Scott’s corner and the battle was ended. Carroll, now 18 -1 -1 (4KOs), ended up being the first guy to stop the Quigg.”I’ve constantly stated this was my time to shine … This is what dreams are made of. When I was maturing, Quigg was among my idols. There wasn’t one point when I felt worn out and you might see, when I had him on the ropes, I still had the power to whack those shots in.”
This success might setup a world title shot at super-featherweight for Jono, who prior to the bout, being in number 8 in the IBF rankings.
On the undercard, Zach Parker continued his unbeaten expert run, enhancing to 19 -0 (13 KOs). The British super-middleweight eliminated 24 -1, Rohan Murdock in the 11th round to declare the WBO Inter-Continental strap. In February Parker was number 2 in the WBO rankings, whilst Murdock was number 1, reasoning determines that Parker, if he chooses to, will be up for a world title shot prior to completion of the year.
The undercard likewise saw a trio of fighters going back to winning methods as… Hughie Fury recuperated from a decision defeat to Alexander Povetkin to eliminate Pavel Sour within three rounds. Fury now moves to 24 -3 (14 KOs).
Robbie Davies Jr scored an underwhelming points success over 16-16 -3, Damian Yapur, however moved to 20 -2 (13 KOs).
And middleweight Jack Cullen went back to winning methods after his stoppage loss to Felix Money last November, with a second round finish of Tomas Andres Reynoso, and moves to 18 -2 (9KOs)