Golden Contract: Ryan Walsh through to featherweight final

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Ryan Walsh conquered Tyrone McCullagh to reach the Golden Contract featherweight final.
Walsh sent McCullagh to the canvas to secure victory at York Hall via scores of 96-92 097-91 97-91.
“Full regard . I tip my hat to him,” explained Walsh on Sky Sports after. “I’m buzzing, I am into the final.
“I think a tall orthodox sounds great to me. Stylistically, Leigh Wood is best for me.”
Walsh took the centre of McCullagh and the ring circled on his feet at a opener that saw neither guy property any punches that were purposeful.
McCullagh continued to dance in the second, while Walsh tried to target the human body in the next in a bid, darting in and out of scope to property.
After failing to capture the Northern Ireland fighter at the a frustrated Walsh manhandled McCullagh into the canvas at the fifth before being captured by a left-right combo.
Walsh had the Derry man unsteadily backpedalling before the bell and then managed to pin McCullagh from the first time, sending him into the canvas using a heavy hook.
That the seventh round was claimed by mcCullagh but was soon blindsided by the Cromer fighter at the next and the southpaw was delivered by also a huge right hook.
Walsh fell him for a time from the struggle and stalked his McCullagh together with his shield down at the penultimate round.
McCullagh landed a one-two at the onset of the 10th but the British featherweight champion replied with the heavier shots and hand his hands high in victory.

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