Kal Yafai dominated Luis Concepcion to be crowned the WBA Super-Flyweight champion at the Manchester Arena last night.
Yafai became Birmingham’s first World champion with a performance against the two-weight World champion, landing the fight on the cards with scores of 119-108 120-108 117-110.
Concepcion failed to make the weight at Friday’s weigh-in so the title was only on the line for the Brit, and he made sure he took his chance with both hands and underlined his dominance with a knockdown in the tenth round on the way to becoming Britain’s 13th World champion. After he said:
On his return home, he added: