McLACHLAN WINS INTERNATIONAL TITLE
TO SECURE THREE WBC GREEN BELTS
6 Apr 2016
Scotland claims super feather International title
Keith McLachlan has won the WBC MUAYTHAI International Super Featherweight (58.9kg) Championship with a hard fought points win against Aaron O'Callaghan over 5 rounds at the On-X Arena Linwood, Paisley, Scotland on 26 March.
The event promoted by John O’Brien fulfilled expectations with McLachlan holding a slight points advantage in each round.
The judges’ all scored in favor of McLachlan 46-50, 46-50, 45-50
This is the third WBC green belt McLachlan has won - his latest International title adding his WBC National Title and WBC Challenge victories.
Referee Neil Ross, enjoyed an incident-free championship with both contenders showing outstanding sportsmanship.
On the same event the UK Flyweight Championship was a technical shoot-out with Kat Paton out-pointing Jenna Ross through astute use of the ring to out-pace and counter attack Jenna Ross, who was slightly the stronger fighter.
All three judges scored the contest in favor of Paton 50-45, 48-47, 58-45.
The referee was Neil Ross.