Boxing: I’ve turned from fighter to boxer, declares Tommy Chadburn

Boxing'The Dome'Doncaster'6th September 2014.''Tommy Chadburn (Conisbrough) and Miklos Hevesi at the end of the fight which Chadburn won.''Picture by Dan Westwell''dan.westwell@btinternet.com'07793 733140

Boxing'The Dome'Doncaster'6th September 2014.''Tommy Chadburn (Conisbrough) and Miklos Hevesi at the end of the fight which Chadburn won.''Picture by Dan Westwell''dan.westwell@btinternet.com'07793 733140

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Tommy Chadburn is hailing a transformation from a fighter to a boxer after picking up the third win of his professional career.

The Conisbrough super featherweight comfortably out-pointed Miklos Hevesi over four rounds at the Dome in Doncaster last weekend.

Though particularly scrappy at times, Chadburn found himself in full control when listening to the calls from his corner and working simply from his jab.

And the 22-year-old believes the fight is the start of a new era in his career.

“There’s been a transformation with me from a fighter to a boxer,” Chadburn said.

“It was absolutely brilliant for me in there, particularly with the work from the corner.

“All I could hear was Stefy Bull’s voice. I actually listened and it helped.”

Chadburn switched trainers to join Bull’s camp in Mexborough earlier this year.

He is set for a return to the ring on November 7 on a Glyn Rhodes show at Doncaster Racecourse.

Robbie Barrett won the battle of Barnsley against the tricky Jamie Zaszlos, 40-37 on points.

The Darfield southpaw counter punched well throughout against the rangy Zaszlos with the left hook proving a particularly potent weapon.

Barrett threatened a stoppage in the final round after unleashing a barrage of hooks on the ropes but Zaszlos held on well.

West Melton’s Brad Botham caught the eye on his professional debut and was unlucky to come away from his clash with Michael Stupart with only a draw.

The 20-year-old - trained by the Wale family in Wath - showed an impressive arsenal and superb assurance in his first pro fight.

But he allowed Stupart to have too much of a say in the second half of the fight with referee Michael Alexander judging a level contest.

Cudworth’s Andy Townend produced the performance of the night in the final fight as he retained his Central Area super featherweight title with a brutal stoppage of Lee Connelly.

Townend showed his tremendous punching power as he thoroughly beat up his Killamarsh foe.

Connelly was downed twice in the fourth round, both with huge hooks to the body that clearly caused damage.

It was somewhat surprising that Connelly rose for the start of the fifth round but he lasted 18 seconds before being sent crashing back to the canvas with a big right hook with referee Phil Edwards waving the bout off.

Denaby Main’s Adam Jones will look to put the disappointment of missing out on a clash with Barnsley’s Lee Noble last weekend as he takes on Dronfield’s unbeaten Lewis Taylor at the Octagon in Sheffield on Saturday.