Mullings scores technical knockout victory over Holmes

(Jamaica Gleaner) Sakima Mullings underlined his status as the top boxer in the 2014 Wray & Nephew Contender Series on Wednesday night with an impressive technical knockout victory over Richard Holmes in the third quarter-final bout.
The six-round contest took place at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium.

Referee Ransford Burton stopped the contest at 1:14 seconds in the fifth round.

Sakima Mullings
Sakima Mullings

The victory means that the 31-year-old Mullings has joined his country man Tsetsi Davis along with veteran Guyanese boxer Howard Eastman in the semi-finals.
Mullings has now improved his professional record to 14 wins and one defeat.

It was the fourth defeat in 10 fights for Holmes.

Jamaican Donovan ‘Police’ Campbell and Christopher ‘Shaka’ Henry of Barbados will contest the final quarter-final bout next Wednesday.

The winner of the series will take home J$2 million, second place J$500,000, third place J$250,000 and fourth place J$200,000.

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