Date: 1st May 2017 at 10:54am
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After making the jump to featherweight, after losing his WBA super-bantamweight crown to Carl Frampton, Scott Quigg was the chief support fight on Saturday night, at Wembley Arena.

The Bury fighter, now being trained by the legendary Freddie Roach, was having his first fight since making the switch from the UK to the US.

Quigg was matched against the very capable Romanian fighter Viorel Simion in an encounter that was to prove highly entertaining.

In what looked a brutal encounter, both boxers exchanged hefty blows and Quigg had to recover from a slow start to get back into the fight.

At times it looked as if there was no chance of the fight going the distance, even more so when Quigg caught Simion with a huge punch in the ninth round.

But go to the final bell it did and the fight went to the score-cards with the judges verdict being:

? 117 ? 111
? 115 ? 113
? 117 ? 111

all in favour of Scott Quigg.

After the fight Quigg had this to say to the media,

?This was another step on my journey to become a two-weight champion.

?I?ve been super-bantamweight champion and I know I can do it again after stepping up to the nine stone limit.?

Could this win secure Quigg a world title fight with the IBF champion Lee Selby?


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