Co Durham's Darren Surtees stops Middlesbrough's Ross Jameson to win Northern Area title

Lewis Ritson lands a left against Tom Young. Picture by TIM RICHARDSON

Lewis Ritson lands a left against Tom Young. Picture by TIM RICHARDSON

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Darren Surtees lifted the Northern Area light-welterweight title after beating Ross Jameson via TKO

Both men were landing power punches from the first bell and Surtees floored his man in the second with a beautiful right hand.

Jameson was pulled out in the sixth round after being put down for the second time.

Warren Baister won via a points decision against Imantas Davidaitis.

The unbeaten 31-year-old was tasked with a tough night against the man nicknamed 'The Giant', but put on a good display with some short snappy hooks on the inside. Baister won all four rounds for referee Graeme Williams.

Chris Wallace impressed in recording an impressive win over Danny Little in his second professional fight.

The 28-year-old, from Perterlee, displayed a range of shots to both body and head throughout the fight.

Classy work was the deciding factor in this fight, as he kept the Driffield fighter at range with his jab and even switched to southpaw at times. Wallace won the fight 40-36.

Simon Valilly beat Dimitri Kalinovskij via a points decision, despite a point being taken away in the third round for low blows.

The Middlesbrough cruiserweight made use of his excellent jab against the tall Lithuanian, following up with the overhand right. Valilly won the fight 39-37.

Lewis Ritson took on Tom Young in an exhibition bout after a late pull-out. The 23-year-old from Newcastle is looking to challenge for the British title later this year and got a good six rounds under his belt.

Isaac Macleod won via TKO against Daniel Bazo, after the man from Czech Republic pulled out of the fight with an injury to his right hand.

Macleod, from Sunderland, looked good in the one round he fought, with several right hands landing to both head and body.

Mark Taylor beat Andrej Cepur via points after the man from Newcastle won all four rounds of his professional debut.

Taylor showed a range of skills against a game opponent.

Jay Hughes beats Joe Ducker via points after an impressive display. Hughes is another North-East hot prospect and displayed his talent against a tough Ducker.

The Crimdon lightweight won all four rounds on the judge’s scorecard, winning 40-36.

Tom Walsh puts on an impressive display against Andy Pondsford and even won the second round 10-8.

Walsh’s right hand was the difference over four rounds and Pondsford earned his money with punishment coming in the form of body shots. Ron Kearney's scorecard read 40-35.