Found November 27, 2011 on The Queensbury Rules:
PLAYERS: Dave ParrisRicky Burns
Photo credit: Shabaz Shafiq -- SW33TSCIENCE Anthony Crolla shut out Willie Limond in Motherwell on Friday evening in the stingiest way imaginable. In addition, Manchester’s million dollar kid gave the Garthamlock man’s supporters the cold shoulder for the duration of their encounter -- shucks even excitement had the door slammed shut in its face. And at the end of twelve tepid rounds, during which Crolla had held complete command, only Dave Parris showed enough seasonal spirit to award Willie anything at all in judging that the Scotsman had merited a share of a single round.Limond looked like he was wading through treacle in what was, in all likelihood, his final crack at contesting top honours. Crolla maintained pressure thoughout, hunted the body unmercifully and barely took a punch back in anger. It was, in many ways, a melancholy sight to behold. Even the venue appeared to take pity on the home fighter when in the 7th the lights suddenly went out, cloaking the ring in complete ...
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