Leblond beats Nicholas to reach Contender Series quarter-finals

Canadian Dave ‘Fast and Furious’ Leblond has become the latest quarter-finalist in the 2018 Wray and Nephew Contender Series for the welterweight title after scoring a unanimous decision victory over Jamaican Toriano Nicholas at the Chinese Benevolent Association headquarters on Wednesday night.  

Leblonde who held the upper-hand from the outset, won 49-46 on all three judges’ cards. Jamaica’s lead in the series has now been reduced to 4-2. Next Wednesday, Jamaica’s Sceantono Johnson will meet Canada’s Ricardo Salas.


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