LUCY PAYNE IN TRIUMPHANT
STOPPAGE WINS WORLD TITLE
22 Jun 2015
Lucy Payne Muay Thai powerhouse
British female Muay Thai powerhouse Lucy Payne dominated Dutch challenger Chajmaa Bellakhal forcing a second round stoppage to wrap up the WBC Featherweight Championship in Leeds on 13 June.
The fight officially ended after the second round when Chajmaa was unable to continue.
It was a strong performance by Payne who showed her ability to dominate throughout the contest.
On the same event the British National Lightweight Championship was won by Chris Whittle against Luke Bennet with a second round TKO.
Local Leeds hero and WBC Muay Thai world champion Liam Harrison was unable to defend, as scheduled, his title against Canadian Sean Keakney after sustaining a shoulder injury.