Jack Catterall outpoints Joe Hughes, earns shot at British title
Unbeaten junior welterweight contender Jack Catterall outpointed Joe Hughes in a 12-round bout on Friday in Botlon, England. The talented 22-year-old southpaw from Lancashire, England, earned a shot at the British title with the victory.
Catterall (15-0, 9 knockouts), THE RING’s No. 9-rated junior welterweight, dominated for large spells of a gripping encounter against once-beaten Hughes (14-2, 6 KOs), of Malmesbury, England. Catterall’s class showed as he won a unanimous decision with scores of 115-113, 117-112 and 117-113.