Hartlepool fighter Savannah Marshall enjoys live TV win

Savannah Marshall
Savannah Marshall

Savannah Marshall marked her first professional fight in the United Kingdom with a superb second round stoppage of

Marshall beat Ester Konecna in round two at Bolton Wanderers’ Macron Stadium, live on Channel 5.

The fight was scheduled for eight rounds but Marshall showed her class to overpower the Czech Republic fighter, with referee Phil Edwards stopping the contest after one minute, 43 seconds of the second round.

It was the 26-year-old's second pro fight after her Las Vegas debut when she outpointed American Sydney LeBlanc on the undercard of the Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor fight.

Marshall was fighting tonight on the undercard of the British heavyweight contest which saw Hughie Fury claim the British belt by beating Sam Sexton.