Official Record Keeping and Verification by
EVENT REPORT & RESULTS
Date: Saturday 3rd December 2016.
Promoter: Dave Murphy (Acourtier Events)
Venue: Pil Millennium Centre, Newport, Wales, UK
BIBA Chief Inspector/Event Supervisor
Gianluca Di Caro
BIBA/WBU Time Keeper:
World Boxing Union (WBU) Supervisor:
Ken Coughlin (Wales)
Rees Ihenacho (Nigeria)
Roger Riley (England)
Ambulance/Paramedics: Ajuda Paramedics.
CHAMPIONSHIP BOUT – 12 x 3 Minute Middleweight Contest
Vacant World Boxing Union Middleweight World Championship
Lee Churcher 13-3-1 (Fight Fax Record Confirmed)
Ishmael Tetteh 19-12-2 (Fight Fax Record Confirmed)
Lee Churcher 72.2kg
Ishmael Tetteh 73kg*
Winner. Lee Churcher And the new WBU Middleweight World Champion
Result: Unanimous Points Decision
WBU Championship Judges Scores:
Ken Coughlin 115-109
Rees Ihenacho 113-109
Roger Riley 116-106
Lee Churcher knocked down once in the third (3) and once in the fifth (5) rounds
Ishmael Tetteh – one point deducted for persistent use of head and also a point deducted for second offence of punch to back of the head (Rabbit Punches) in round seven (7) and final warning issued.
* Ishmael Tetteh failed to make the Championship weight, should he have won the Title would have remained vacant.
Suspension: Lee Churcher – 28 Day suspension ordered by Dr Graham, due to receiving multiple head clashes, as well as receiving two rabbit punches to the head during the contest.
UPDATED BOXERS RECORDS:
Lee Churcher: 14-3-1
Ishmael Tetteh 19-13-2
SUPPORT CARD – EXHIBITION BOUTS
The Support Card consisted of exhibition bouts featuring local amateurs that were not sanctioned by the British & Irish Boxing Authority (BIBA)