Jay Harris: Welsh boxer beats Angel Moreno to claim vacant EBU flyweight title

Jay Harris
Jay Harris won the Commonwealth Flyweight Title against Thomas Essomba in February 2017

Jay Harris beat Angel Moreno with a 12-round unanimous decision to claim the vacant EBU flyweight title in Cardiff.

The Swansea flyweight, 28, added the European crown to his Commonwealth belt with a 117-111, 119-109, 120-108 victory over Spaniard Moreno.

Harris' win at the Vale Sports Arena took his undefeated record to 16 wins.

On the same bill, fellow Welshman Craig Evans retained his WBO European lightweight title with an unanimous points win over Stephen Ormond.

Evans had already beaten Ormond in June 2017 and again triumphed with a 98-92, 97-92, 95-94 decision in the 10-round contest.

Welsh super-lightweight champion Kieran Gething also successfully defended his title against Craig Woodruff.

Elsewhere on the undercard, there was also a win for Jacob Robinson, the 24-year-old son of former WBO featherweight champion Steve Robinson, over journeyman Jose Aguilar.

Newport bantamweight Sean McGoldrick saw off Moises Mojica, Rhoose-based lightweight Lance Cooksey beat Stockport's Jamie Quinn, super-featherweight Rhys Edwards, from Tonypandy, outpointed Rafael Castillo, Cardiff welterweight Maredudd Thomas saw off Stourbridge veteran Kevin McCauley, and Cardiff super-featherweight David White Jr beat Hull's Luke Fash.

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