Dave Allen has declared that he’ll ‘in all probability’ retire after struggling a one-sided defeat to David Value on Saturday evening.
The fan favorite fighter misplaced by nook stoppage when his coach Darren Barker known as the competition off after 30 minutes of pure domination within the chief supporting contest previous to Dillian Whyte vs Oscar Rivas.
Allen was initially stretchered out of the ring and brought to hospital, with supporters fearing for him till Barker tweeted to substantiate he was okay.
The 27-year-old then posted his personal message through which he strongly hinted at retirement: “Don’t need anybody to fret about me, only a laborious man gone outdated and mushy the final 18 months.
“Very completely happy and pleased with David Price. I can be okay, however the final 12 months or so my well being has been deteriorating.
“I’m glad I held on took the prospect and made cash and now in all probability accomplished.”
Within the combat itself, Value started by setting the tempo and he began as he meant to go on.
Boxing behind a stern jab, the Scouser managed the complete contest, barely permitting Allen into it for any time frame.
Whereas the combat wasn’t a thriller, it remained enthralling as followers had been ready for the second well-liked ‘folks’s champion’ Allen would flip issues round.
Nonetheless, in contrast to in his wins over Nick Webb and Lucas Browne, this second by no means got here.
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