Date: 1st October 2017 at 12:55pm
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Last night, at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, the under-card featured several boxers who had boxed, as amateurs, in the Olympic Games.

Looking to make a mark in the professional game, Tom Stalker, Anthony Fowler and Natasha Jones were all in action.

Stalker, who captained Great Britain at the London Olympics in 2012, took on a fellow Liverpudlian in Sean Dodd. Fighting for the Commonwealth lightweight belt, Stalker was to suffer a third defeat of his professional career, losing on a unanimous points decision.

Fowler, who was part of the Great Britain team that fought in Rio in 2016, was involved in a super-welterweight fight against the Irish fighter Jay Byrne. Fowler took the verdict in the fourth round after Byrne had twice been floored by body-shots.

Jonas, who fought at the 2012 London games and who holds the honour of Great Britain?s first female Olympic boxer, was fighting in the lightweight division. Matched against the Polish fighter Bojana Libiszewska, Jonas was always on top and the referee saw fit to stop the fight in the final round of the six scheduled.