Frank Buglioni vs Ricky Summers full fight review from their headliner bout at the O2 Arena in London, United Kingdom.
Frank Buglioni vs Ricky Summers Full Fight Report
There was talk of British light-heavyweight challenger Ricky Summers being too nervous coming into tonight’s bout against champion Frank Buglioni.
You may not have noticed it in the first round of his fight with Buglioni however, who cut the champion and drewhim into an entertaining first round.
A great clash of styles in the opening three minutes with perhaps a slightly late right hand going in from Summers right at the bell at the end of the round.
The second round perhaps favored Buglioni more who came forward and pushed the pace – particularly landing some nice body shots towards the end of the round and looked to have Summers in a bit of trouble.
The champion marched forward in round three and landed a beautiful right hand on Summers, followed by a pin point left hook around the side of the Summers rib cage.
Buglioni landed a bomb of a right hand towards the end of round three to which Summers then ushered him in to stand and fight with him. Showing his pride.
Frank Buglioni kept the pressure coming in round 4.
The power of Buglioni began to come to the surface towards the end of the round. The right hand proved to be his go to weapon in the bout up to this point.
Summers settled back down a bit into the fight again in round 5 – landing some sharp jabs on Buglioni.
In round 6 Buglioni looked like he was starting to really impose himself on Summers, beginning to walk him down at times.
Summers continued to dig in deep though to his credit in round 7 by frustrating Buglioni with his movement in patches. Winning the round surely.
As the fight came down the stretch, Summers really put the pressure on Buglioni – driving the champion back in some spaces in some difficult rounds to score.
Both men traded leather in round 10 to the entertainment of the crowd. An excellent British title fight overall.
Buglioni mus have been ahead on most people’s cards by the 11th, but you would not have known with Summers’ valiant effort. Battling until the end.
The 12th round was Buglioni’s but he had to survive a very late scare right before the final bell as Summers hurt him badly.
The final scorecards read out 116-113, 115-114 and 118-111 in favor by unanimous decision of the champion Frank Buglioni.