Tommy Fury beats Genadij Krajevskij for fourth straight win | Boxing News

first_imgThe bout was tentative in the first round but Fury exploded into life in the second, rattling Krajevskij with a body shot and an uppercut before putting the contest to bed in short order.The Lithuanian Krejavskij required medical treatment after the contest but made it to his feet with no signs of serious damage visible. Tommy Fury extended his unbeaten pro career to four wins with a straightforward second-round victory over Genadij Krajevskij.The 21-year-old, who is the younger brother of former world heavyweight champion Tyson, was fighting for the first time in almost a year following his win over Przemyslaw Binienda last December.Fury secured the win over Krajevskij with an uppercut in the second round as he consigned his opponent to a 12th consecutive loss while recording the fourth win of his own career.- Advertisement – Tommy Fury made light work of Genadij Krajevskij to record his fourth straight victory
Tommy Fury made light work of Genadij Krajevskij to record his fourth straight victory

Windies in Zimbabwe for qualifying bid

first_imgWest Indies received a rousing welcome at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Zimbabwe on Sunday evening as they became the first team to arrive for the ICC World Cup Qualifiers starting next month.A traditional dance group put on a cultural extravaganza at the airport, with dozens of local cricket fans also on hand to greet the two-time former 50-overs World Cup champions.Members of the Local Organizing Committee and government representatives also welcomed the Caribbean side.Another batch of Windies players and officials are expected to touch down on Monday.The Caribbean side are one of 10 teams down to do battle in the March 4-25 tournament, as they vie for the remaining two spots at the showpiece in England next year.West Indies open their campaign on March 6 against United Arab Emirates, who won the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 last week, to book their spot in the qualifiers.They, along with Ireland, the Netherlands and Papua New Guinea comprise Group A while Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Scotland, Hong Kong and Nepal form Group B.The top three from each group will advance to the Super Sixes, where they will each play three matches against teams they did not meet in the preliminaries.The finalists will secure the final two berths at the ICC World Cup from May 30 to July 15 next year.last_img read more