There were mixed fortunes for two boxers from our region fighting in America last night.
Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall was the venue for Olympic bronze medallist Anthony Ogogo's second contest since turning professional, and his first in the US.
The Lowestoft middleweight beat Puerto Rican Edgar Perez by unanimous decision after six rounds to remain undefeated as a professional
But there was disappointment for Colchester Welterweight Lee Purdy, who lost his non-title bout against IBF world champion Devon Alexander - Purdy's corner throwing in the towel after seven rounds.
The bout was made a non-title encounter after Purdy, a late replacement for Sheffield-based Kell Brook, narrowly failed to make the 147lb weight limit on Friday.
Essex fast bowler Reece in line for PCA's Young Player of the Year
Norwich City's latest arrival, Johann Elmander says he can't wait to get started in his second spell in the Premier League.
Man-of-the-match David Willey led Northamptonshire to 102-run victory over Surrey in the T20 final in Edgbaston, Birmingham.