CLEATOR Moor boxer Ben Clements got another win under his belt in a contest away in Morecambe.

Ben Clements boxed Owney Kelly from Morecambe and District Boxing Club.

In the first round Kelly came out strong holding the centre of the ring and making Clements work on the back foot. Kelly landed some good combinations and got the better of the exchanges.

In the second round, Clements found his rhythm and started to put his combinations together working behind his jab and outworking Kelly with his constant pressure.

Kelly came back towards the end of the round landing his shots however it was Clements’ work rate that won him the round.


In the third and final round, Clements continued his success landing great combinations to the body and head forcing Kelly onto the back foot.

Kelly started to tire in the last round as Clements came on stronger. Clements’ fitness prevailed and outworked his opponent for the majority of the round. The judges awarded the bout to Clements in a split decision.

Club coach Arron Adair said it was an exciting well-matched contest with both boxers showcasing their skills. He said: "Ben's improving every fight, getting stronger and maturing into a talented dedicated boxer.

"He’s got the potential to go far in the sport and he’s a pleasure to coach. It was nice to see heavyweight champion Tyson Fury there taking the time to watch Ben's bout. It’s not every day you have Tyson Fury looking on watching your lad box."