Cameron Hammond Successfully Defends his WBA-O Title
WBA Oceania Welterweight Champion and WBA # 13 Cameron Hammond, defended his title successfully at Chandler in Brisbane. On a successful night of Championship boxing and in the presence of former World Champion Ricky Hatton and Bronco’s and Australian Rugby League star Justin Hodges. Hammond’s combination punching proved to be just too much for the tough Filipino. After a cautious start by Hammond, where he took the first two rounds to work his opponent out, he gathered confidence as the fight got into the later rounds and at 2 min 36 sec of the ninth round referee Paul Tapley called a halt to the contest with Hammond landing combinations at will on the brave Jakosalom. scores 79-73 ,79-73 and 80-72.