26 Mar Cruiserweight Richard Riakporhe delivers Stand-Out Performance at The O2
Cruiserweight Richard Riakporhe set the tone for an electrifying night when he fought Adam Williams on the Whyte vs Browne undercard.
First one out Riakporhe’s performance was dubbed by guests as one of the most entertaining performances of the night. Richard brought elegance, flair, excitement and an element of the unpredictable to this vicious sport. Riakporhe & Williams both were in shape and prepared.
Adam Williams gave an early scare when he dropped Richard Riakporhe in the first bout but the Londoner came back hard and strong in the second round.
Heavy hitter Riakporhe took out Williams in the third to move 6-0.
Riakporhe lead the wave for a string of wins for (South) Londoners, garnering even more attention from pundits, promoters for his debut at the O2 created waves on social media if overshadowed by the savage knockout is sparring partner Dillian Whyte delivered on Lucas Browne. Whyte is now the No 1 ranked WBC challenger to Wilder after defeating Browne. His stablemate Chris Kongo won in points against Serge Ambomo.
— Mayor Of Brixton (@elvietyrion3333) March 24, 2018
Really impressive win from @2SlickChris, 60-55 over Ambomo but a good performance, onto the next challenge. @R_Riakporhe pulled off a great comeback win against Adam Williams, dug deep, showed heart.#Boxing #British
— Oliver McManus – Boxing & Football Journalist (@OliverGMcManus) March 25, 2018
FULL CARD RESULTS:
Dillian Whyte def. Lucas Browne: TKO (R6)
Whyte vs Browne Undercard Results
Callum Johnson def. Frank Buglioni
Lewis Ritson def. Scott Cardle – TKO (R2)
Anthony Fowler def. Kalilou Dembele – TKO (R5)
Dereck Chisora def. Zakaria Azzouzi – TKO (R2)
Jamie Cox def. Harry Matthews – TKO (R2)
Craig Richards def. Ivan Stupalo – TKO (R3
Richard Riakporhe def. Adam Williams – TKO (R3)
Louie Lynn def. Michael Horobin – TKO (R2)
FLOAT: Chris Kongo def. Serge Ambomo – PTS