Foley Retains Title via Split Dec

WBA Oceania Super Lightweight champ Darragh Foley successfully defended his title via a 5th round stoppage against game Philippino Jeffery Arienza when scorecards were used to determined the outcome as a result of a nasty cut on the tough challenger.

At the time of stoppage, New Zealand judge Ferlin Marsh had the fight 40-36 to Foley, Justin Kennedy of Australia had the fight 39-37 to Foley while Dan Nietes of Philippines had it 39-37 to his fellow countryman. The fight was very competitive upFoley 8Foley Pics until the untimely stoppage when referee Will Soulos had no option but to follow doctors recommendation to stop the fight.

With this result, Darragh picks up the vacant OPBF title along with his 3rd successful defence of his WBA Oceania Super Lightweight title.Foley 7